A full-time Research Assistant position is available to assist in research with human adult and pediatric subjects in auditory perception with normal hearing, hearing aids, and cochlear implants. This position will be split 50/50 between the clinical research laboratories of Dr. Lina Reiss, Ph.D., and Dr. Erick Gallun, Ph.D., in the Oregon Hearing Research Center in the Department of Otolaryngology at the Oregon Health and Sciences University. Responsibilities include:
Identification and recruitment of candidate subjects for research, collecting data related to pitch and speech perception and other psychophysical measures, and data management
Ensure compliance with IRB and eCRIS requirements, ordering supplies, and additional responsibilities that contribute to the maintenance of lab operations
Assist in data analysis, assisting with manuscript and grant preparation, assisting students, postdocs, residents, and fellows with experiments, and presentation of data at research conferences
Flexibility in working hours is required to accommodate evening and/or weekend schedules for research subjects, including children and their families.
Bachelors degree in hearing science, audiology, psychology, or related field; OR Associate's degree and 3 years of relevant experience
Good oral and written English communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills and comfortable working with human subjects, including children, in a research environment
Methodical and organized in collecting and documenting processes and data
Previous experience with cochlear implant and hearing aid products and software
Wxperience in a clinical setting, especially in hearing or audiology
Familiarity with programming in MATLAB and/or C++ or Python
Experience working with children and adults with hearing loss
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