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 2020.

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 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 22 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 Biological Sciences, Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, College of Veterinary Medicine, and the Department of Psychological 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 November 29, 2019. Review of applications will begin December 2, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. A curriculum vitae, letter of application, three selected publications, a research plan, and a teaching statement should be submitted through this link:https://career8.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=7221&company=purdueuniv&username. 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 their letter of application indicating their past experience, 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.

 

Sound & Vibration/Acoustical Engineer

Noise Control Engineering, LLC

Location:  Billerica MA

Noise Control Engineering, LLC (NCE) (equal opportunity employer) is an engineering consulting firm that specializes in marine, and industrial noise and vibration control, and is wholly owned by Glosten. We take pride in developing unique solutions to difficult problems, using advanced modeling and measurement approaches. Our engineers perform predictions and assessments in the office, travel throughout the United States and abroad to perform compliance and diagnostic testing on ships.

NCE is looking for an entry-level, eager and talented candidate to perform acoustical and vibration design assessments, mitigation strategy development, and testing on ships and other marine structures. As an NCE engineer, you will perform computer modeling of noise and vibration using Statistical Energy Analysis, Finite Element Analysis, and other empirical methods. You will also have the opportunity to perform noise & vibration surveys while at sea and dockside, perform data reduction and analysis, and identify solutions to noise and vibration problems. You will be required to write reports, interact with clients, and write proposals that are clear, succinct, and effective.

NCE encourages unique solutions to tough problems, identification of new approaches to data collection & processing, and forward thinking. The ideal candidate will have following:
 BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering, preferably with coursework in acoustics and/or vibrations.
 0-3 years of working experience, preferably with exposure to acoustics and/or marine structures.
 A fundamental understanding of sound and vibration in land-based or marine environments. (Many marine-specific aspects of the work will be taught on the job.)
 Demonstrated interest and experience with structural vibrations and/or acoustics.
 Experience with finite element analysis, MATLAB, Python, and/or other computational modeling tools or computer languages is a plus.
 Proficiency with Word & Excel.
 Sound, vibration, and modal testing experience is advantageous.

NCE works on ITAR and classified projects. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen in order to comply with the requirements of these projects. 

Travel is required throughout the United States and sometimes abroad and may require a valid driver’s license, current passport, and/or TWIC card.

NCE offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical/dental coverage, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, bonus and profit-sharing plans, and a 401(k) plan.

Interested applicants should submit their cover letter, resume, and transcripts (both official and unofficial will be accepted) to our applicant center for review. Please visit our website www.noise-control.com to learn more about our company, our projects and clients, and what is happening at NCE.

NCE is proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.

NCE does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, handicap, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. We encourage women, minorities, veterans, disabled veterans, and the disabled to apply for this position.

Transducer Engineer


QSC, LLC

Location: Costa Mesa CA

 

Transducer Engineer
Department: R&D Acoustic Engineering

The Staff Transducer Engineer is responsible for generating appropriate electro-acoustic transducer architecture to support system level performance requirements.  They are a subject matter expert in the field of electro-acoustic transducer engineering who also understands system architecture and contributes innovative ideas.  The role is highly technical, and requires someone who can develop and deliver results to complex and demanding acoustic problems using modern techniques and methods.

The successful candidate will work closely with members of several cross-functional teams, including system engineers, mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, test engineers, supply chain staff, and NPI engineers.  The role requires someone who is self-motivated and possesses excellent communication and problem solving skills, as well as the ability to work effectively in small teams, in addition to requiring excellent acoustic engineering skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Specify, analyze, implement and test transducer components
  • Generate appropriate transducer architecture to support system level performance requirements
  • Build, measure, and evaluate prototypes to demonstrate acoustic designs
  • Drive internal QSC development effort as well as ODM where required
  • Participate and work effectively in cross-functional product development teams to assist in product definition and feasibility for the PLM process
  • Participate in new technologies research and development
  • Produce and maintain internal technical procedures
  • Identify opportunities for improving acoustic designs and infrastructures
  • Stay up to date with transducer technologies, designs, testing and modelling techniques
  • Evaluate supplier capabilities

Qualifications:

Required skills:

  • Proficiency using the Klippel Analyzer
  • Experience performing multiphysics analysis with FEA simulation such as COMSOL
  • Experience with reliability and testing standards
  • Experience with anechoic chamber measurement
  • Experience with transducer manufacturing processes
  • Familiarity with amplifier operation and designing integrated active speaker systems
  • Solid english written, verbal and technical language proficiency
  • Self-motivated with the ability to perform design & development tasks with minimal oversight
  • Willingness and ability to travel overseas up to 10% of the time, to China as well as other locations

Education and experience:

  • B.S. degree in Acoustics, Mechanical Engineering, or Electrical Engineering. M.S. preferred.
  • 10+ years or equivalent experience in electro-acoustic transducer design, development and manufacturing
  • Passion for the music/audio industry

 

Please apply via our careers site @ https://qsccareers-qsc.icims.com/jobs/1880/staff-transducer-engineer/job

Research Scientist or Engineer

Michigan Technological University (Michigan Tech)

Location: Houghton, MI

The Great Lakes Research Center at Michigan Technological University (Michigan Tech) is seeking applications from outstanding scientific or engineering research professional to collaboratively develop their research portfolios in all areas of freshwater and coastal ocean research with an emphasis in three research focus areas: (1) Underwater sensing, modeling, and signal processing (including, but not limited to, underwater acoustics, data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and data fusion); (2) Arctic processes and sea ice dynamics (observation, modeling, and forecasting); and (3) Marine Technology and Engineering (emphasizing maritime autonomous vehicles, sensors, decision making, and policy). Successful candidates will also show evidence of a commitment to public outreach and the translation of research into impactful change.

Ideal candidates will have a strong background in ocean or freshwater science and/or engineering applied to the marine environment and demonstrated involvement in interdisciplinary research with evidence of direct success in developing proposals to state, federal and other agencies resulting in a funded research portfolio. Candidates will be evaluated for the rank of Assistant, Associate or Senior research staff.

To view the full position description and application process, visit https://www.jobs.mtu.edu/postings/8236.

Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes providing equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Acoustic Consultant

Idibri

Location: Dallas or San Diego

Idibri is a multi-disciplinary consulting firm who specializes in design for spaces where people share an experience. We offer:

  • Support from a skilled and trusted team that enjoys working together.
  • An open, interactive office environment.
  • A team that believes in the community of knowledge, and challenges the status quo.
  • Work on projects that make a difference in people’s lives.

Idibri works on projects you’ve actually heard of: stadia, arenas, entertainment venues, universities and worship facilities. We are known for high creativity, being easy to work with, and for the talent within our team. Not only that, but the people we hire tend to stay. Our average employment is 14 years.

We are looking for talented graduates who…

  • Have a Master’s degree in architecture, acoustics, physics or mechanical engineering.
  • Enjoy working in teams, have high-level thinking skills, and can help facilitate decisions.
  • Are able to present complex issues/data with transparency and impact.
  • Are proficient (or can readily learn) applications such as REVIT, AutoCAD, AIM/TAP, EASE and/or SoundPlan.

You have a choice of location.

We flow work between our Dallas and San Diego offices. You can choose which office you prefer to join.

We are seeking United States citizens or those who can legally work in the United States without our sponsorship.

Why should you apply?

Idibri offers competitive compensation. We also provide an excellent benefits package, including 401(k) and continuing educational reimbursement. We facilitate a flexible work schedule and PTO to help with work/life balance.

Equal Opportunity

We consider having a variety of perspectives and backgrounds a competitive advantage in the marketplace. We are committed to treating all employees as the professionals that they are, without regard to any characteristics that have no bearing on job performance.

Idibri does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of gender, age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, or sexual orientation. We review resumes based on qualifications, including experience and education.

Think you might be a good fit?

Send a letter of interest along with your resume to: Robert Rose, rrose@idibri.com.

Temporary Replacement Lecturer(s) – Linguistics

University of California

Location: Santa Barbara CA

 

The Department of Linguistics at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a temporary replacement lecturer or lecturers (JPF01563) to teach one or more courses, including upper-division undergraduate courses in articulatory phonetics and speech technologies and a graduate course in phonetics. Courses will be offered in the winter and spring quarters of the 2019-20 academic year.

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.

Basic Qualifications
• Applicants must have or expect to obtain a Master’s degree by November 1, 2019.

Additional Qualifications
• At least one year of experience teaching college-level linguistics courses.
• Ability to teach courses in phonetics, as demonstrated through teaching experience, graduate training, and/or research.

Preferred Qualifications
• A Ph.D. in Linguistics at the time of appointment.

To Apply
Review of applications will begin after 9/13/2019. The position will remain open until filled. Applications should be submitted online at: https://apptrkr.com/1581492. For information about the department, see: https://www.linguistics.ucsb.edu. Inquiries about the application process and/or the position may be sent to phoneticslecturersearch@linguistics.ucsb.edu . Initial screening of selected applicants will be conducted via Zoom.

Document Requirements
• Curriculum Vitae
• Cover Letter
• Statement of Teaching
• Statement of Contributions to Diversity (optional): Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

Reference Requirements
Applicants should arrange to have 3 to 4 letters of reference submitted online on their behalf.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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