Research audiologist

Danmarks Tekniske Universitet (DTU)

Frist 14. maj 2017

The Hearing Systems group at Department of Electrical Engineering offerings a position as a research audiologist to help develop a new clinical test to estimate cochlear compression. The work will be conducted at the ENT and Audiology clinic at Bispebjerg Hospital. The position is for a fixed-term of 13 months.

Audiological research is integrated both in the activities of the Hearing Systems group and the ENT & Aud. clinics in Copenhagen. The Hearing Systems group includes the internationally recognized Centre for Applied Hearing Research and the Oticon Centre of Excellence for Hearing and Speech Sciences. The ENT & Aud. clinic in Copenhagen is one of the largest units for audiological diagnostics and otolaryngology in Europe and divided in three centers at Rigshospitalet, Gentofte Hospital, and Bispebjerg Hospital.

Responsibilities and tasks
The successful candidate will be expected to do the following:

  • Recruit research participants from the Bispebjerg clinic
  • Collect data for the clinical audiological research project
  • Act as a contact person between research participants and scientific/administrative staff
  • The position may also involve handling other administrative assignments to a limited extent

At a minimum, candidates must have a MSc (or equivalent) in audiology or a related field.

In the assessment of the candidates, consideration will be given to:

  • Experience in working with hearing-impaired patients
  • Experience with fitting hearing-assistive devices
  • Knowledge of auditory and audiological research methods
  • Adaptability to new experimental measurement methods
  • Rigor in carrying out measurements and handling data
  • Interest in contributing to auditory and audiological research
  • Effective communication skills in both Danish and English.

We expect the successful candidate to support scientific staff and contribute to joint university/clinical research project as a continued collaboration between the Hearing Systems group at DTU and the research group at the ENT & Aud. clinic at Rigshospitalet.

We offer
We offer an interesting and challenging job in an international environment focusing on education, research, scientific advice and innovation, which contribute to enhancing the economy and improving social welfare. We strive for academic excellence, collegial respect and freedom tempered by responsibility. The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is a leading technical university in Northern Europe and benchmarks with the best universities in the world.

Salary and terms of employment
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed with the relevant union. The position is for a fixed term of 13 months (ideally starting 1 June 2017).

The workplace will be at the audiology clinic at Bispebjerg hospital.

Application and contact
Please submit your online application no later than 14 May 2017. Open the “Apply online” link, fill out the form and attach your motivated application, CV and exam certificates.

If you would like additional information about the position, please contact Associate Professor Ewen MacDonald, email:

You can read more about Hearing Systems here and about the ENT and Aud. clinic here.

All qualified candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

The Hearing Systems group (DTU) currently includes 10 scientific staff members, 20 Ph.D. students, as well as technical-administrative staff and is part of DTU’s Department of Electrical Engineering, which includes other groups in biomedical engineering, electric energy systems, electric components, electronics, electromagnetic systems, automation, and acoustic technology. The multi-disciplinary research activities conducted by the Hearing Systems group is done in collaboration with several European networks as well as with industry and involves topics such as auditory signal processing and perception, speech production and perception, audio-visual speech, audiology, objective measures of the auditory function, and hearing-instrument signal processing.The Department of Electrical Engineering is the central department at the Technical University of Denmark in electrical, biomedical engineering and acoustic technology. It is our goal to ensure an engineering training and research, which matches that of other leading universities around the world. The department is organized into sections each covering important areas of electrical, biomedical engineering and acoustic technologies. Including PhD students we have a total of 275 staff members.DTU is a technical university providing internationally leading research, education, innovation and scientific advice. Our staff of 5,800 advance science and technology to create innovative solutions that meet the demands of society; and our 10,600 students are being educated to address the technological challenges of the future. DTU is an independent academic university collaborating globally with business, industry, government, and public agencies.

Ansøgningsfrist d. 14.05.2017

Ph.d. & forskning
Elektro & Telekommunikation
Medicinal & Sundhed
Teknik & Teknologi
Data & analyse
Forskning & Udvikling
IT - Software

Opslag oprettet d. 18.04.2017, sidst opdateret d. 18.04.2017

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