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UNIVERSITY OF IOWA POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR in Iowa City, Iowa

POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLARRequisition # 3318Position BasicsAdvertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is FilledAdvertising Started on:Monday, June 8th, 2020College:Carver College of MedicineDepartment:Otolaryngology-Head and Neck SurgerySalarySalary:$52,704.00 to CommensuratePosition DetailsFull/Part Time Status:Full TimePercent Time:100%Position Description:The Cochlear Implant Electrophysiology Lab at the University of Iowa seeks a Postdoctoral Research Scholar. The lab is directed by Carolyn Brown PhD and Paul Abbas PhD. Current work focuses on the role that the peripheral auditory system plays in determining outcome for standard CI users as well as CI users with preserved acoustic hearing who utilize both electric and acoustic stimulation in the implanted ear (EAS). The lab routinely uses both intra-operative and post-operative recordings of electrically evoked compound action potentials (ECAP) and acoustically evoked electrocochleography (ECoG). The goal is to translate electrophysiological measures of auditory function to clinical practice. Current projects are also underway that involve psychophysical and cortical measures of spectral and temporal processing in EAS CI users.The University of Iowa has a rich history of cochlear implant clinical care and research productivity. The CI program has been funded by a NIH/NIDCD P50 Clinical Center grant since 1985. The center implants 130 CIs per year and is also one of few centers with a high population of EAS CI users (200+ EAS CIs implanted to date). The lab is physically integrated into the CI clinic, allowing for interaction with the clinical CI teams.Lab website: https://auditoryelectrophysiology.lab.uiowa.edu/Applicants will be expected to play a lead role in current research projects but will also have the opportunity to develop independent research projects related to their own interests.Funding is available for a two-year term starting Fall 2020 and ending November 2022. Start date is flexible. Salary will be based on the NIH postdoctoral scale.Education Requirement:PhD in Hearing Science, Auditory Physiology, Neuroscience, Engineering, or related field or AuD.Desirable Qualifications:Clinical and/or research experience with cochlear implant users and cochlear implant programming.Experience with lab software (e.g. Matlab, Python, SigmaPlot, LabView, R, etc).Experience in clinical audiology.Online Application Required DocumentsCurriculum VitaName and Contact Information of ReferencesLetters of InterestNumber of References: 3To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.Contact InformationContact:Viral D Tejani - viral-tejani@uiowa.eduCmed-Otolaryngology-Head and NecPomerantz Family Pavilion720 Melrose Avenue21003 PFPIowa City, IA 52242Phone: 319-356-4971The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.Persons with disabilities may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu, to inquire or discuss accommodation needs.Prospective employees may review the U

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