JOB: Research Audiologist Position at Cochlear Americas (Christopher Long )

Subject: JOB: Research Audiologist Position at Cochlear Americas
From:    Christopher Long  <stophlong@xxxxxxxx>
Date:    Mon, 10 Sep 2012 12:44:33 -0600

Dear List, Apologies if this ends up posted more than once. I'm sending a link to the advertisement for a Research Audiologist position at Cochlear within our group. We're looking with someone with a Ph.D. or equivalent skills in data analysis and experimental design. If you it sounds like good fit for you, I encourage you to apply. If you know of good candidates, please pass this on to them. Although it isn't listed, the reporting manager will either be Zachary Smith or Christopher Long depending on how the candidate's interests/skills mesh with our projects. Also, although knowledge of cochlear implants is listed as a minimum requirement, a person who is very strong in all other areas and is willing and able to learn about cochlear implants will be considered. Here's the job description: I've copied key parts of the job advert below: Position Overview / Purpose: The Research Audiologist will design, coordinate, and conduct research studies with direction from the Denver Research Project Leads. These studies will typically be scientifically and technically complex and involve the investigation of electric hearing and the evaluation of novel sound coding strategies, programming approaches, and other technological developments. A component of this position is coordinating with the members of the team to ensure such studies are performed in a timely fashion and in a manner consistent with all accepted research practices. The Research Audiologist may work with other Cochlear staff members in other regions of the world, such as Design and Development at CLTD. Accountability 1: Design, Perform, and Analyze Experiments - Design, conduct, and analyze clinical research studies to evaluate sound coding strategies, algorithms and programming techniques etc. with minimal direction from Project Leads. - Conduct and analyze research investigations of electric hearing as directed by Project Leads. Accountability 2: Communicate Scientific Information - Provide recommendations based on study outcomes to departmental team members and as needed to clinical and technical staff, Global Marketing, D&D, R&A and other internal parties. - Communicate study outcomes in presentations, internal reports, and peer-reviewed journals where appropriate. Key Incumbent requirements (Minimum): - Post-graduate qualification in Audiology or Hearing Sciences Related Field (M.A., M.S.,PhD/AuD degree in Audiology or Hearing Sciences). - Experience in the fitting and programming of cochlear implants. - Advanced knowledge and expertise in research design, data collection and statistical analysis. - Advanced technical knowledge relating to cochlear implant design, clinical programming and clinical assessment techniques. CI product knowledge equivalent to Advanced Workshop Level Trainers. - Highly developed problem-solving and critical thinking skills to manage varied and complex study designs. - Ability to concurrently manage competing projects and responsibilities. - Good interpersonal and people management skills. Thanks, Stoph Christopher Long, Ph.D. Director of Auditory Perception Research Cochlear Research and Technology Labs 13059 E. Peakview Avenue Centennial, CO 80111 Tele. +1-303-524-6784 Mobile +1-303-596-1838 CLong@xxxxxxxx

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