Assistant Professor of Physics

Belmont University

Location: Nashville TN

The Department of Chemistry and Physics at Belmont University is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2021.

 

Job responsibilities include twelve hours of undergraduate teaching per semester as well as other departmental and university professional responsibilities, including academic advising, student mentoring, scholarly activity, and college and university service. Candidates must be committed to superior teaching. Primary teaching responsibilities will include introductory physics courses for science majors, core physics courses in the Audio Engineering Technology program, and elective physics courses depending on the candidate’s interests and background. In addition to teaching excellence, candidates are expected to engage in scholarly activity and maintain an active role in the supervision of independent undergraduate research.  At Belmont, a variety of scholarly productivity is valued, including the scholarship of teaching, discovery, integration, and application. A Ph.D. in physics or a related field is required by August 2021; teaching experience is strongly preferred, as is research experience and knowledge of acoustical physics. As all Belmont undergraduates complete an innovative general education program with significant interdisciplinary components, Belmont University is particularly seeking applicants who can demonstrate the interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses in this program.  For additional information about the position and to complete the online application, candidates are directed to https://jobs.belmont.edu. An electronic version of a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, and a Response to Belmont’s Mission, Vision, and Values must be attached in order to complete the online application.

Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University’s values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service.  During the application process, applicants will be asked to attach a response to Belmont’s mission, vision, and values statements, articulating how the candidate’s knowledge, experience, and beliefs have prepared him/her to contribute to a Christian community of learning and service and give a brief statement of teaching philosophy.

Belmont seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber skilled in the scholarship of teaching, discovery, application, and integration of faith. Belmont is among the fastest growing universities in the nation. Ranked No. 6 in the Regional Universities South category and named a “Most Innovative” university by U.S. News & World Report, Belmont University consists of over 8,300 students who come from every state and 25 countries. Committed to being a leader among teaching universities, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. The university’s purpose is to help students explore their passions and develop their talents to meet the world’s needs. With more than 90 areas of study, 22 master’s programs and six doctoral degrees, there is no limit to the ways Belmont University can expand an individual’s horizon.  A comprehensive, coeducational university located in Nashville, Tennessee, Belmont is a student-centered Christian university focusing on academic excellence. Belmont University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse learning community of committed Christians from all racial and ethnic backgrounds. Under federal law, the university may discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its purposes. Belmont’s Office of Human Resources actively pursues an annual affirmative action plan that outlines the university’s commitment to hiring women, minorities, veterans and disabled individuals in all positions.

A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The selected candidate for this position will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University.

Acoustics Engineer

SLR Consulting

Location: Guelph, Ontario, Canada

 

SLR is a leading global consulting firm.  Our teams provide consulting and advisory services to various sectors including oil & gas, industry, built environment, federal government, mining & minerals, power, and infrastructure.

Why join SLR?

SLR provides a healthy and dynamic work environment, challenging career opportunities and competitive compensation and benefit packages. Our “One Team” culture is the foundation on which our company is built. If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunities for personal and professional growth, come shape your ambitions with SLR.

Position Title: Acoustics Engineer

Location: Guelph, Ontario, Canada

We have an exciting opportunity for an Acoustics Engineer to join us in the Acoustics, Noise and Vibration team.  You would be based in the Guelph, ON office and work closely with our senior team across Canada.  You should have a passion for building and architectural acoustics engineering.   As a self-starter, you will be able to display confidence and high-level project management, tender/proposal preparation, reporting as well as supervise and direct all levels of projects. You would provide technical advice, overall management of projects and business development as well as strategic execution on land quality and remediation projects.  Some travel may be required but the main focus is development of services to SLR’s Ontario offices.

If you are looking for an opportunity to play a key leadership role in an organization that is growing and diversifying, then this could be the role for you.

Responsibilities:

  • Acoustics, noise and vibration assessments on challenging and stimulating projects encompassing:
    • Building acoustics: examples include new and retrofit construction for institutional, health care, commercial, educational, recreational facilities for architectural acoustics, building service noise control, environmental noise control, and vibration-sensitive applications
    • Building vibrationexamples include design of floors for vibration from occupant activity (footfalls), vehicle-induced vibrations, building services, design for sensitive medical and research equipment
  • Conducting field measurements in challenging environments, throughout the year
  • Working to streamline and standardize data collection and analysis
  • Preparation and presentation of technical reports
  • Coordination of projects to maintain schedule and budgets
  • Leading the development of new models and applications related to acoustics, noise and vibration
  • Establishing effective QA/QC procedures.

 

Experience:

  • Two to five years of experience in acoustics and/or vibration consulting (co-op and internship experience considered)
  • Working understanding of the fundamentals and approaches used to measure, predict and evaluate building acoustics, noise and vibration
  • Proficient in reading design drawings, site plans, and office suite software (CadnaA, CATT, Odeon, or EASE, SAP 2000, Visual Basic, Matlab, Microsoft Office Suite considered an asset)
  • Demonstrated current environmental acoustics, noise and vibration skill set
  • Established current working knowledge of provincial, local and industry specific regulations and guidelines
  • Excellent technical writing and solid client presentation skills
  • Successful track record in proposal development and response to requests for proposals, expression of interests
  • Direct acoustics and/or vibration consulting experience is mandatory
  • Financial acumen/business understanding is crucial

 

Education/Qualifications:

  • Engineering, physical science or related environmental science degree.  Master’s degree preferred
  • Professional status in Ontario, credentials in other provinces an asset
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to travel (some short-term travel is expected)

 

Personal Attributes:

  • Accountable, reliable, hardworking and committed to succeed
  • Highly organized, and innovative
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Passion for the field of building acoustics

 

To apply for this position, please submit your resume online at SLR Careers:

https://slrconsultinghr.secure.force.com/careers/fRecruit__ApplyJob?vacancyNo=VN163

We thank all those who apply; however, only selected candidates will be contacted for interviews.
SLR is an equal opportunities employer. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection process, or to learn more about this opportunity, please contact our HR team at canadacareers@slrconsulting.com

PhD Research Intern – Audio

Adobe Research

Location:  Multiple International and Domestic locations, Remote

Adobe Research is looking for its next cohort of brilliant PhD student interns who are excited about advancing the state of the art in audio research. Audio is at the heart of a large class of creative endeavors – music, podcasts, video, and augmented reality to name a few. We are re-imagining audio technology with AI to dramatically simplify the creation of audio content and enable new kinds of content that one could simply not create in the past.

Our work spans a number of audio research areas including music information retrieval, music and speech synthesis, speech enhancement, spatial audio, computational acoustics, sound event detection, and topics that go beyond traditional audio research. We also work on problems at the intersection of audio with video, augmented reality, and natural language processing, which naturally lend themselves to multi-modal learning. To advance all of these research areas, we develop new machine learning algorithms, novel signal processing algorithms, and new human computer interaction paradigms.

You will directly collaborate with one or more audio researchers. Learn more about the Audio Research Group and Audio Research at Adobe.

You will have access to robust computational resources and world-class product and design teams. We actively publish in leading academic conferences and journals, invent new products, and create compelling creative tools. We are especially interested in fostering ongoing collaborations and are open to projects that last beyond the internship and potentially become part of your PhD thesis. Some of our intern projects such as Sound SeekAwesome AudioSweet Talk, and On the Beat, have even made it to the main stage alongside celebrities at the technology sneak-peek session (“Sneaks”) of the world’s largest creativity conference, Adobe MAX.

 

Our internships are typically in the summer, but we will consider off-summer interns as well. We have just started recruiting and would love to hear from you! For priority, please apply by November 16th.

 

To apply, please go here and choose Audio.

https://research.adobe.com/internships/

Assistant /Associate Professor in Audiology/Hearing Science

Purdue University

Location: West Lafayette IN

 

The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN is seeking applications for an assistant or associate level tenure-track faculty position in Audiology/Hearing Science. Researchers incorporating diverse methodologies to understand normal and/or disordered hearing are particularly encouraged to apply. Primary criteria are excellence in research and in teaching. A PhD in Audiology/Hearing Science or a related field is required. Essential duties include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level. The position is a 10-month appointment with an anticipated start date of August 2021.

The Department offers undergraduate and graduate education.  Graduate education includes MS-SLP, AuD and PhD programs, as well as dual-degree tracks (e.g., AuD/PhD, MS-SLP/PhD).   Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences is the principal occupant of the state-of-the-art Lyles-Porter Hall with an adjacent fMRI research facility. At this site, the Audiology Clinic, which serves as a Medicare provider, also provides diagnostic and rehabilitative services to infants through patients older than 100 and averages 1,900 patient visits a year.  SLHS is a diverse and collegial department, with 21 tenure track and 16 clinical faculty who have the opportunity to capitalize on an extraordinary network of collaborations and resources that includes strong support for inter-disciplinary and translational research. Faculty lead two interdisciplinary NIH training grants in Communication Disorders and in Auditory Neuroscience. Researchers in SLHS share a strong network with the Department of Psychological Sciences, Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Biological Sciences, and programs/centers (e.g. Institute for Integrative Neuroscience, Center on Aging and the Life Course).

To be assured full consideration, complete applications should be received by January 5, 2021. Review of applications will begin January 13, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. A curriculum vitae, letter of application, three selected publications, a research plan, a teaching statement, and a diversity statement should be submitted through this link: (https://career8.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=11852&company=purdueuniv). In addition, three letters of recommendation that address the applicant’s potential in both research and teaching should be sent to Teasha McKinley (teasha@purdue.edu)  Purdue University’s SLHS Department is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. Questions regarding the position should be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Professor Elizabeth Strickland, (estrick@purdue.edu). A background check will be required for employment in this position. Purdue is an ADVANCED institution.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

 

Research Scientist

Center for Hearing at Boys Town National Research Hospital

Location: Omaha Nebraska

Boys Town National Research Hospital (BTNRH) is hiring for an Open-Rank Research Scientist in the Center for Hearing Research.    The Center for Hearing Research is directed by Lori Leibold, Ph.D.

Scientists at Boys Town National Research Hospital are full-time researchers with no teaching and reasonable administrative and service commitments.   Position is located in Omaha, Nebraska.

Our vision is to add to the integrated research program at Boys Town National Research Hospital (BTNRH), which aims to better understand hearing and speech perception, and to promote clinical hearing research. Applicants with research focus in the following areas are particularly encouraged to apply: spatial hearing, amplification, and/or auditory and speech perception across the lifespan.

  • All scientists will have access to new, state-of-the art laboratory facilities, generous start-up funds, and extensive supports for grant management, IT, participant recruitment, and clinical measurement.
  • Senior scientists aim for 50% salary support on external grants. There are multiple opportunities for collaboration across laboratories and involvement with BTNRH training programs. For early career scientists, extensive mentoring is available through internal programs and via a Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) grant.

Scientists at Boys Town National Research Hospital work alongside an outstanding, internationally recognized group of colleagues.  In addition to clinicians and scientists in the Center for Hearing Research, collaborations are possible with faculty in the Centers for Human Neurosciences, Neuro-behavioral Research, Sensory Neuroscience Research, Audiological and Vestibular Services, and the Center for Childhood Deafness, Language, and Learning.  Our intellectual community also includes colleagues at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Creighton University, and the Creighton University School of Medicine.  Our participation in the Great Plains IDeA-Clinical & Translational Research Center provides training opportunities, partnerships, and resources for scientists who wish to translate science into better health outcomes.

Required Qualifications:

  • A successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Hearing Science, Engineering, Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology, Cognitive Science, Developmental Psychology, Experimental Psychology or a related field.
  • A record that demonstrates a highly productive and excellent research program, with the potential to attract and obtain external funding, is required.
  • Post-doctoral training and/or or faculty-level experience is preferred, but not required.

Candidates from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

 

Boys Town Career website:  jobs.boystown.org

 

Link to job posting: https://phg.tbe.taleo.net/phg02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=BOYSTOWN&cws=54&rid=16129

About Boys Town:  Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. Our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town’s mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.  To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

 

Consultant – Architectural Acoustics

Kirkegaard Associates

Location: Chicago IL

 

Consultant
Architectural Acoustics

Kirkegaard Associates is seeking a Consultant with experience in noise and vibration control, and experience
in sound isolation and architectural acoustics. The ideal candidate will have a willingness to work on a
diversity of projects including performing arts; an interest in developing and maintaining client relationships;
and a commitment to being a collaborative, efficient and effective team member both internally and
externally.

Position is being considered in our Chicago office.

Responsibilities include:
● Acoustics design consulting and project management of noise/vibration control, sound isolation
and room acoustics projects
● Coordinating work with architects, engineers, theater consultants, contractors, and other building
design/construction disciplines
● Analyzing data and working internally to help solve complex technical challenges and problems
● Managing small to medium sized projects for efficient and effective delivery of consulting services
on time and within budget
● Collaborating remotely with principals, consultants and specialists in other office locations
● Contributing to proposal and qualifications submissions
● Providing technical guidance and mentoring to specialists and interns
● Willing to put in the time and effort when required to complete the tasks required of the position
and/or the project.
● Be organized and compliant with company organization policy
● Participating in industry events and conferences to contribute to the business and the technical
field broadly
The ideal candidate will have:
● Three to seven years relevant experience in acoustics consulting (does not include teaching or
research experience)
● Experience in the measurement and analysis of complex noise and vibration projects
● Experience with all phases of projects from programming through commissioning
● Experience with multiple performing arts or large gathering based projects.
● High-level thinking and visualization skills with an orientation for design and creative problem
solving
● Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex issues and
problems with clarity
● A flexible, collaborative approach to work, both within the firm and with members of design
teams
● Experience communicating with general contractors, sub-contractors (HVAC, Electrical, Drywall
and Framing) and client project managers during construction administration process including
field visits, submittal review and RFI responses.
● Some exposure or desire for exposure in business development with preparation of proposals for
small to medium-sized projects
● Proficiency (or ability to readily learn) applications such as Bluebeam, REVIT, AutoCAD,
Rhino and EASE, CATT, or Odeon; experience with Matlab, Grasshopper, MaxMSP and/or
Audition desired
● Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, physics, or a related field
● Master’s degree in acoustics, architecture, physics, or engineering desired.
● Experience as a musician, public speaker, or actor
We offer a competitive salary with outstanding benefits that include health, dental, life, long term care
insurance and more.

Our mission is to create acoustically wonderful spaces and AV systems for our clients and a supportive work
environment for each other. Our vision is to add beauty to the world. If you share this vision, please apply
here. https://kirkegaard.bamboohr.com/jobs/

Kirkegaard Associates is a world-renowned, 44-year old architectural acoustics and integrated systems design
firm, specializing in the performing arts, with offices in Chicago, Houston, and St. Louis. The firm has
worked on over 2,800 projects in 24 countries since its founding in 1976. The current staff consists of 13
inspired and experienced individuals with backgrounds in architecture, architectural engineering, physics,
audio engineering, theater arts and technical design, information technology and performing arts production,
who perform work in room acoustics; sound isolation; noise and vibration control of building services; IT;
Security; and design and tuning of audio-video systems.

The firm’s expertise covers a wide spectrum: Performing Arts Centers; Schools of Music, Theater and Dance;
Religious Buildings; Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities; Theatres, Concert Halls and Opera Houses;
Educational Facilities; Business Facilities; Outdoor Music Venues; Museums and Libraries; Hotels and
Conference Centers; and Recording and Broadcast Studios.

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