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[AUDITORY] Job opening: Hearing Scientist at Earlens Corporation

Earlens has an opening for a Hearing Scientist to work on our novel hearing aid technology and to develop the scientific foundation for its fitting and benefit. Please apply using the link on the following website:

Please contact me if you have any questions. This is a very exciting opportunity to work in a thriving startup in Silicon Valley and to collaborate with a great team.



EarLens is looking for a hearing scientist to work on leading research investigating cutting-edge hearing technology. A flexible and innovative mind is needed to develop new experimental tools and protocols to support clinical studies on a unique and innovative hearing device. Experience developing software, analyzing signals & data, and conducting experiments is a must. The hearing scientist reports into the Director of Clinical Research and is responsible for executing clinical research studies at EarLens Corporation and assisting with research at external sites.  

EarLens is the hottest hearing-related startup in Silicon Valley with significant funding to develop high-fidelity solutions for people with hearing loss. Join EarLens and change the lives of the millions of people with hearing loss while revolutionizing an industry: http://www.earlens.com

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following (other duties may be assigned as necessary):
• 1. Design and conduct speech and hearing research that will lead to innovations in the hearing aid industry;
• 2. Design and program experimental apparatus and software programs needed for clinical study testing;
• 3. Perform signal processing of stimuli to test hearing aid performance and analyze audio material;
• 4. Analyze and interpret experimental results within the context of scientific discovery;
• 5. Manage experimental documentation and procedures, including writing experimental protocols and final reports;
• 6. Publish research in scientific journals and present results at conferences;
• 7. Promote and support research internally and externally;
• 8. Assist in developing the research roadmap;
• 9. Design experiments for and collaborate with external university researchers;
• 10. Provide research expertise and support to other departments within the company;
• 11. Some travel may be required (up to 25%).

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The ideal candidate will possess:

• 1. Extensive experience conducting speech and hearing experiments;
• 2. Thorough knowledge of hearing science literature;
• 3. The ability to program software for controlling stimuli used in clinical studies;
• 4. The ability to perform signal processing of audio stimuli for analysis a well as use in clinical studies and for marketing applications;
• 5. The ability to interact professionally at all times with subjects, physicians, as well as collaborate with team members;
• 6. The ability to problem-solve and be flexible in a fast paced organization;
• 7. Strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills and attention to detail;
• 8. Solid writing and presentation skills.

Ph.D. in Audiology or a hearing-related field, with research expertise in hearing impairment.