postdoc position in binaural hearing and cochlear implants in children and adults ("Ruth Y. Litovsky" )

Subject: postdoc position in binaural hearing and cochlear implants in children and adults
From:    "Ruth Y. Litovsky"  <Litovsky@xxxxxxxx>
Date:    Fri, 16 May 2008 14:38:19 +0100

Dear List, Please pass along.... An NIH-funded position for a postdoctoral researcher or research associate is available in the Binaural Hearing and Speech Lab at the University of Wisconsin Waisman Center. Our research program focuses on psychophysical studies in adults and children who use bilateral cochlear implants; development of spatial hearing abilities in children with normal hearing; directional hearing in adults with normal hearing. We are also conducting behavioral studies in cats who receive bilateral cochlear implants. This position offers the opportunity to make a substantial intellectual contribution to this developing area of research. This is a 24-month grant-funded position. Continued employment is subject to availability of additional funds. Individuals with a Ph.D. in Communicative Disorders, Neuroscience, Psychology or a related field are encouraged to apply. Individuals will be expected to work with the mentor to write an NIH postdoc grant application. Preferred qualifications include: Experience with psychophysics, behavioral testing of children and/or adults. Experience with hearing research, acoustics, clinical audiology. Persons with a strong background in DSP and mastery of Matlab and/or C++ are encouraged to apply. Applications for employment will be accepted electronically only. Interested candidates must submit: a current curriculum vita and cover letter describing qualifications, research, experience and career goals and names, addresses and daytime phone numbers of three professional references. In addition to these documents please forward copies of transcripts. To inquire further, please contact: Ruth Litovsky, Ph.D. University of Wisconsin Waisman Center Email: Litovsky@xxxxxxxx Tel: 608-262-7483 or 262-5045 The position will remain open until filled.

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