Postdoctoral Research Position to investigate the effects of normal development and hearing loss on auditory processing. Reports to the Principal Investigator. Responsibilities include designing, conducting, and analyzing scientific experiments in her/his field; presenting research results in oral and written formats; developing and maintaining knowledge of the current scientific literature. Operates highly independently. May supervise lower level project employees.
Principal Functional Responsibilities
•Conducts independent research in collaboration with Principal Investigator. Designs experiments, collects electrophysiological and behavioral data, performs surgeries, constructs experimental setups, builds equipment components, analyzes data, writes manuscripts.
•Reports and presents research findings and developments.
•Consults with faculty on projects and provides guidance to students; instructs and trains students and research staff in established techniques and procedures.
•Devises new protocols and techniques for research projects.
•Involved in maintenance of laboratories, equipment, and supplies.
•Regulates general laboratory cleanliness and safety, and enforces regulations as necessary.
•Experience: Doctoral level research training.
Key Skills and Personal Characteristics
•Ability to independently produce, analyze, and present scientific data
•Conceptual understanding of research issues.
•Technical expertise in performing experiments.
•Continual development of professional skills.
•Good written and oral communication skills.
•Ability to write and publish independently.