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Research Audiologist Job Opportunity

Earlens is looking for an enthusiastic research audiologist to help test and develop a new kind of hearing aid that uses light to transmit sound. This position within a well-funded startup in Silicon Valley will provide exciting career opportunities. Please apply at:

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Earlens is looking for a Research Audiologist who has experience with clinical trials or is eager to
learn how to execute audiological research involving a new technology-hearing device. The Research
Audiologist reports into the Director of Clinical Research and is responsible for executing clinical
research studies at Earlens Corporation.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following (other duties may be assigned as
• Develop clinical study protocols and prepare reports summarizing the methods, results, and
key findings.
• Support research activities such as conference attendance, paper writing, journal seminars.
• Prepare IRB submissions for approval of clinical studies.
• Assist with recruitment and screening of appropriate study subjects.
• Conduct audiometric testing and counsel subjects.
• Assist otologists with exams, device placements/removals, and study case report forms.
• Fit and program Earlens devices, including standard fine-tuning and follow-up procedures.
• Complete study case report forms and track visits using an online database.
• Provide other departments with audiology expertise as needed.
• Communicate to members of the clinical, R&D, and operations teams.
• Participate as a Clinical member of cross-functional project development teams.

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.
• Strong clinical skills including audiometry and counseling/communication with individuals with
hearing loss.
• An understanding of the scientific method as it relates to designing and implementing clinical
studies, including hypothesis testing, study design, and interpretation of data.
• Expertise in speech tests and hearing science.
• An understanding of hearing aid technology and fitting systems.
• The ability to interact professionally at all times with subjects, physicians, as well as
collaborate with team members.
• The ability to problem-solve and be flexible in a fast paced organization.
• Strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Solid analytical and presentation skills are a plus.
• The drive to help individuals with hearing loss with a unique, new technology.
• Computer skills including Excel, Access, Word, Power Point, and other databases as needed.

• Masters or Doctoral degree in Audiology
• Current Audiology license
• Current hearing aid dispensing license is a plus