Mass. Eye & Ear – Harvard Medical School
Postdoctoral fellow position, Mass. Eye & Ear – Harvard Medical School
The Eaton-Peabody Lab at Massachusetts Eye and Ear is looking to hire a Postdoctoral Fellow working under the supervision of Dr. Stéphane Maison in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery at Harvard Medical School / Mass Eye & Ear. The candidate would lead new investigations into cochlear neural degeneration (hidden hearing loss) and work as part of a collaborative team on a NIH-funded project. The project will combine audiometric, electrophysiological and psychophysical assays to study cochlear neural degeneration and its relationship with speech-in-noise difficulties and tinnitus. The initial appointment is one year and possibly renewable.
Essential functions include to: 1) communicate with potential research participants about the aims and procedures of our studies, 2) obtain consent from subjects to participate in our research experiments, 3) assess hearing health and administers questionnaires to establish their eligibility to participate in our research experiments, 4) perform audiologic, electrophysiologic and psychophysical assessments, 5) work with Research Audiologist and other senior laboratory staff to record and manage data, 6) analyze data analysis and prepare manuscripts and presentations to research meetings.
Education and experience should include a Ph.D. in communication sciences and disorders, neuroscience, or related fields; prior experience in collecting and processing data from electrophysiology; evidence of past research in hearing sciences; excellent verbal and written communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills. Programming experience in MatLAB, multivariate imaging analysis techniques, strong computational skills and experience with clinical audiological methods are a plus.
Physical requirements include the ability to work with human participants and to spend time in a human research laboratory with an office adjacent to the laboratory, equipped with a personal computer for data entry and analysis.
To apply, please provide a cover letter describing your research experience & interests, your resume, and references to Dr. Maison at firstname.lastname@example.org
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