Research Audiologist

Updated: April 17, 2018
Job ID: 213837
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Location: Bethesda, MD, United States

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HJF is seeking a Research Audiologist I to support the Audiology and Speech Department located at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) in Bethesda, Maryland. The Research Audiologist II will have the main responsibility to perform auditory and vestibular testing under the direction of the site Principal Investigator (PI).

Responsibilities:

  • Performs auditory and vestibular testing to support research projects focused on hearing and balance function in healthy and impaired military personnel.   
  • Responsible for data management, daily biological calibration checks, troubleshooting equipment, and other minor administrative tasks as needed.
  • Performs otoscopy, adult routine audiometric testing, middle ear immittance/acoustic reflex testing, otoacoustic emissions testing, auditory processing assessments and auditory evoked potential testing for ABR and ASSR.
  • Performs ENG/VNG, oculomotor testing, positional/positioning tests and dynamic computerized posturography.
  • Writes SOPs, study specific procedures, protocols and other study reports as needed under the direction of the site PI.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Excellent computer skills with current office software and computer based audiometers are required. Excellent interpersonal communication and writing skill are required. Experience with CAPD and Rotary Chair testing are highly desirable.

Minimum Education/Training Requirements: PhD degree or its equivalent from an accredited Audiology program.

Minimum Experience: 2-4 years professional clinical working experience. At least 2 years’ experience with auditory/vestibular research and clinical trials is required.

Required Licenses, Certification or Registration: The applicant must hold a state license in Audiology, carry private malpractice insurance and be eligible for a state license to Practice Audiology.

The applicant must be eligible to hold either national certification from the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (CCC-A).

Supervisory Responsibilities: May supervise administrative or professional staff working on the research project.

Appropriate Occupational Health Requirements must be satisfied for each business location in order to perform job responsibilities.

HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.

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