Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Lab Technician (Research Programs Specialist)

The City University of New York (CUNY)

Manhattan, NYC

 

Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Lab Technician (Research Programs Specialist) – Ph.D. Program in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences

Job ID: 19834

Compensation: Salary commensurate with education and experience

Closing Date: Open until filled with review of applications to begin on December 17, 2018

 

The Graduate Center, CUNY is the focal point for advanced teaching and research at The City University of New York (CUNY), the nation’s largest urban public university. With over 35 doctoral and master’s programs of the highest caliber, the Graduate Center fosters pioneering research and scholarship in the arts and sciences and prepares students for careers in universities and the private, nonprofit, and government sectors. The Graduate Center’s commitment to research and scholarship for the public good is exemplified by its more than 30 centers, institutes, and initiatives, including its Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC), a 200,000 square-foot facility in upper Manhattan, designed to promote collaboration among scientists in five areas of global research and innovation: nanoscience, photonics, structural biology, neuroscience, and environmental sciences.

The Graduate Center (GC) benefits from highly ambitious and diverse students and alumni—who in turn teach hundreds of thousands of undergraduates every year. Through its public programs, the Graduate Center enhances New York City’s intellectual and cultural life.

The Ph.D. Program in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences (SLHS) at the Graduate Center engages in state-of-the-art research studies spanning a wide range of experimental design and methods across six dynamic research laboratories. The program is comprised of faculty and students from a diverse background and expertise (visit http://www.gc.cuny.edu/SLHSciences for more information). The Program utilizes various techniques including eye tracking, electroencephalography (EEG), and ultrasound.

The SLHS Program seeks a Lab Technician to assist all faculty members and students in operating, maintaining and purchasing hardware and software unique to the experimental research work conducted in the Program’s research laboratories. Reporting to the Executive Officer, this position performs support services for a variety of instructional programs in speech, language, and hearing sciences by providing materials, supplies, equipment, and related logistical support to lecture, laboratory, or other instructional activities; prepares materials, supplies, and equipment using special methods and procedures related to the discipline.

In addition to the duties in the CUNY Title Overview, additional duties are as follows:
– Works directly with the Executive Officer, faculty, and students and assists them with their equipment, hardware and software needs.
– Works with faculty to ensure class agendas are met.
– Designs, builds, and maintains specialized and technical laboratory projects, exercises, demonstrations, and instructional materials; monitors laboratory environment; organizes, arranges, stocks, and distributes materials, equipment, and supplies; fabricates lab stations for classes.
– Maintains, repairs and troubleshoots broken machines, equipment, instruments, and tools, including computers, electronic and mechanical equipment, automated systems, engines, and other equipment pertaining to assigned program; ensures that all equipment, instruments, tools, and machines are in safe and operational condition.
– Checks tools and equipment in and out and issues to students; monitors, receives, stores, and maintains adequate inventory levels of tools, instruments, and equipment.
– Provides instructional support services for the assigned program; assists in instructional demonstrations of procedures and techniques; explains related principles, practices, procedures, methods, materials, terminology, tools, machinery, and equipment.
– Maintains accurate logs, reports, and records of work performed and materials and equipment used.
– Determines price and availability of parts and supplies from vendors and prepares requisitions; orders supplies, tools, and equipment as needed; maintains records of purchases.
– Trains and provides work direction and guidance to assigned student workers and staff; ensures student and staff understanding of safety practices and procedures.
– Learns and applies emerging technologies, as necessary, to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.
– Facilitates web-based experimental design and participant recruitment.
– Performs other duties as assigned.

CUNY Title Overview:

– Assists in the administration of College research programs.
–  Organizes and manages the requirements of existing funded projects and prepares preliminary materials for grant submission
–  Collects information for, and assists in preparing reports, manuscripts for publication, newsletters, web sites, and other communications
–  Plans, designs and coordinates interdisciplinary information and research planning sessions and professional development activities for faculty and staff
–  May oversee one or more facilities, participating in budgeting, planning, and monitoring, and assuring availability of needed tools and equipment
–  Serves as a consultant and resource to faculty and staff on planning and administering research projects
–  Performs related activities as assigned.

 

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree and four years’ related experience required.
A preferred candidate should have:
– Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or related fields.
– Technical, electronic and programming expertise in eye tracking, electroencephalography (EEG), ultrasound and electromagnetic articulometry.
– Proficiency in hardware and software maintenance.
– Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook, MATLAB, Python, Adobe Acrobat, sound editing software, E-Prime, Web-design software

 

How to Apply:

  1. Please apply using the link below:

https://home.cunyfirst.cuny.edu/psp/cnyepprd/GUEST/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=19834&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1

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Equal Employment Opportunity:

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply.  At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups.  Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

 

Assistant / Associate Professor, tenure track position – Hearing Science

Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center

Location: Nashville, TN

 

Assistant / Associate Professor – tenure track position – Hearing Science:

The Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences in the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center in Nashville, TN is seeking to fill a 12-month tenure track faculty position. The search committee is interested in applicants who have an established record of programmatic research and / or the strong potential to develop an extramurally funded program of research in hearing science with an emphasis in spatial hearing, psychoacoustics, or auditory neuroscience. Responsibilities include developing a program of extramurally funded research, teaching at the graduate level, and mentoring graduate student research (PhD and AUD).  Opportunities for collaboration are available with other Vanderbilt Programs including Neurosciences, Otolaryngology, Engineering, Data Science, as well as the Vanderbilt Brain Institute, Vanderbilt Institute for Imaging Science, Vanderbilt Genetics Institute, and Vanderbilt Kennedy Center. Vanderbilt’s Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences is CAA accredited and its graduate programs are highly ranked by US News & World report. 

Applicants should submit a cover letter (including area of expertise and research focus), curriculum vitae, and a sample course syllabus to:  Jim Bodfish, PhD Professor and Vice Chair of Research, Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences ([email protected] ).

The position will remain open until the appropriate candidate is found. 

For more information, please contact: [email protected] , or visit www.vanderbiltbillwilkersoncenter.com  Vanderbilt University Medical Center is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

 

Acoustics Designer

All Pro Integrated Systems

Location: Pensacola, FL 

 

 

Job Title:         Acoustics Designer
Class:               Regular, Full-Time
FLSA Status:   Exempt
Reports to:      Systems Design Manager
 

All Pro Integrated Systems is an audiovisual integration company.  Please view some of our projects at www.allprosystems.com.

General Description:

The Acoustics Designer is responsible for the design, quoting, administration and occasional on-site commissioning for acoustics projects.  The Acoustics Designer will conduct on-site acoustic measurements and coordinate acquisition and rental of necessary tools to do so, prepare necessary reports, provide technical input, suggest technical alternatives, and develop cost estimates as possible, work closely with the Salesperson and the Project Manager to ensure the project design meets client expectations and that project deadlines and budget parameters are met. The Acoustics Designer also has the responsibility to oversee the commissioning and post-construction testing of projects where those services are requested. The Acoustics Designer must maintain a comprehensive knowledge of acoustic products, best practices, calculations, standard construction pricing and modeling to develop technical solutions and conceptual design specifications that meet customer requirements. 

Travel is required.  Working remotely from a home office is acceptable.

Essential Job Duties: 

  • Meet with sales staff to discuss client needs and review completed designs.
  • Attend occasional programming, design review, and site walk-through meetings with sales staff or Project Managers.
  • Complete project designs based on client requirements, desires, and budgets.
  • Complete acoustic analysis reports, project scopes and acoustics drawings.
  • Interface with clients to clarify intent and/or review project documentation for sign-off.
  • Oversee the ordering of material.
  • Communicate progress of project with Project Manager and Salesperson throughout the life of the project.
  • Participate in periodic site visits and walk-throughs as required and issue subsequent documentation on design issues or construction punchlist items.
  • Create and/or respond to RFIs in a timely fashion.
  • Coordinate with Project Manager on all project specific needs for acoustics commissioning.
  • Participate in project commissioning in coordination with the Project Manager when necessary.
  • Coordinate with Project Manager to confirm Commissioning Schedule and dates/times. 
  • Attend final walk-thru with Project Manager, Customer and/or Salesperson.
  • Complete administrative tasks, such as credit card reconciliations, travel booking, etc.
  • Complete any close out documents as necessary in coordination with Project Manager.
  • Responsible for ongoing training and continuing education to keep current with available solutions, technical information and design trends.
  • Complete additional duties as assigned by Systems Design Manager.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Excellent customer service skills, and the ability to work effectively with diverse groups
  • Knowledge of acoustic products, best practices, calculations, and typical construction pricing
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Must be responsible, self-motivated, self-starter, personable and well-organized
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products including Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel
  • Ability to plan, organize and implement to ensure projects are completed by a specific date
  • Basic skill level in AutoCAD LT or hand drafting
  • Experience with acoustic modeling software
  • The ability to create, read and effectively interpret general business documents
  • Must be able to effectively handle stressful situations
  • Valid and current driver’s license.


Education and Experience

  • The Designer shall possess a Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years industry experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience required to successfully perform the essential job duties of this position. The Acoustics Designer should possess knowledge of customer relations and communications, project management, and job costing.

 

Physical demands and work environment:

Employee is regularly required to stand, sit, walk, bend, stoop, climb, use hands and fingers, reach, lift and push with hands and arms. Employee is frequently required to type, talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, depth vision and the ability to adjust focus. Employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.  

This job description does not list all the duties of this position; others duties of a similar nature and level may be assigned. The management of All Pro reserves the right to revise this document at any time. This job description is not a contract for employment.  Requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

To Apply:  Please apply on our company career page, www.allprosystems.com/careers.

 

All Pro is a drug free workplace, a pre-employment drug screen is required along with a background check.  All Pro participates in E-Verify.