[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Research Audiologist Position – Heuser Hearing Institu te, Louisville, KY

Research Audiologist – Heuser Hearing Institute, Louisville, KY


The Heuser Hearing Institute seeks a full-time research audiologist to join its research team.  The audiologist will contribute to a project that develops and evaluates innovative hearing aid processing strategies for hearing-impaired listeners.  The project is a collaboration between hearing scientists at the Heuser Hearing Institute (contact: Dr. Pavel Zahorik) and signal processing researchers at Sonova (contact: Dr. Olaf Strelcyk).  Primary duties of the audiologist will include: audiometric evaluation, diagnostics-based hearing aid fitting, and implementation of aided and un-aided testing procedures designed to approximate complex listening situations in everyday communication.  The ideal applicant will have had previous experience in research, preferably with human subjects, familiarity with quantitative methods of data and signal analysis, including Matlab, and an interest in hearing aid technology.  Applicants must have earned an Au.D. or equivalent degree by August, 2016.  Additional opportunities in research or clinical care at the Heuser Hearing Institute may also be available.   


The Heuser Hearing Institute is a multi-specialty nonprofit campus that promotes the needs of children and adults with disorders of hearing and balance.  The Heuser Hearing Institute began in 1948 as the Louisville Deaf Oral School, and today serves Louisville and the surrounding region with an expanded mission that includes education, clinical care, and research components.  Researchers at Heuser study spatial hearing, speech perception, and language development.  All are affiliated with the University of Louisville.  Additional information about research at Heuser is available at: https://thehearinginstitute.org/about-heuser/research-center/about-the-heuser-research-center-2/


Sonova Holding AG, headquartered in Staefa, Switzerland, is the leading manufacturer of innovative hearing care solutions worldwide. The group operates through its core business brands - Phonak, Unitron, Advanced Bionics and Connect Hearing - and offers its customers one of the most comprehensive product portfolios in the industry – from hearing aids to cochlear implants to wireless communication solutions. Phonak LLC, headquartered in Warrenville, IL, is the largest group/company within Sonova. It manufactures and distributes digital hearing instruments and wireless accessories to hearing health professionals throughout the United States.


Applicants should send their CV and list 3 references to Dr. Pavel Zahorik (pavel.zahorik@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx).  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.