Research Associate – University of Southern California
Research Associate. University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology. This individual will be a vital member of a research team (headed by Principal Investigators, Drs. Carolina Abdala and Christopher Shera) on an NIH-sponsored grant studying new methods for the assessment and characterization of sensory hearing loss. A graduate degree in hearing science, audiology, biomedical engineering, neuroscience or related fields is required.
The person in this position will take the lead on data collection (measurement of otoacoustic emissions) with normal-hearing and hearing-impaired adult subjects, using advanced research probe microphones and custom-designed software programs for the recording and analysis of otoacoustic emissions. He/she will also coordinate data collection, management, and analysis as well as supervise the work of junior testers. The team will meet regularly to discuss grant progress and review incoming data, trouble shoot, discuss strategy and plan presentations and dissemination of findings. The person in this position will have ample opportunity to contribute creatively to the research process and be involved in the presentation of research at conferences and seminars.
This is an exciting and stimulating position for a research-minded audiologist or other researcher interested in hearing and hearing loss, auditory neuroscience, cochlear mechanics, otoacoustic emissions, and/or advanced hearing assessment. A communicative person with good people skills is preferred as this person will be interacting with inter-disciplinary professionals at USC and other centers/institutes.
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