Research Audiologist

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Updated: November 14, 2019
Job ID: 215278
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Location: Bethesda, MD, United States

Join the HJF Team!

HJF is seeking a Research Audiologist to support the Audiology and Speech Center located at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to Audiology and Speech Center.

The Research Audiologist will have the main responsibility to perform auditory and vestibular testing under the direction of the site Principal Investigator (PI).

Responsibilities:     

  1. Serves as assistant PI on Rehabilitation of TBI research and supervises activities of other HJF personnel on the project.
  2. Serves as subject matter expert on Central Auditory Processing evaluation.
  3. Performs auditory and vestibular testing. 
  4. Responsible for data management, daily biological calibration checks, troubleshooting equipment, and other minor administrative tasks as needed.
  5. 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.
  6. Performs ENG/VNG, oculomotor testing, positional/positioning tests and dynamic computerized posturography.
  7. Writes SOPs, study specific procedures, protocols and other study reports as needed under the direction of the site PI.
  8. 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 evoked potential testing of MLR, ALR, and P-300 are highly desirable. Experience with rotation chair testing, VORTEQ/VAT testing, cervical-and ocular-VEMP testing and Fundus photography are required.

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

Minimum Experience: 4 - 6 years professional clinical working experience. At least 2 year’s experience with auditory/vestibular research and clinical trials is required.

Required Licenses, Certification or Registration:

  • The applicant must hold a Maryland 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).
  • Appropriate Occupational Health Requirements must be satisfied for each business location in order to perform job responsibilities.

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

Background: U.S. Citizenship required; eligibility to obtain and hold a Secret Security Clearance.

Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.  

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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