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Full Job Title: Associate Professor - Pathology

Job Number: 90111

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Date Posted: 10-31-2017

POSITION TITLE: Associate Professor (Scientific Director, Audiology)

DEPARTMENT: Patient Services





PURPOSE OF POSITION: Serve as the Scientific Director of the Division of Audiology and serve as faculty member and liaison for Audiology for the CSRC. Assume a leadership role and serve as a principal scientist leading multi-disciplinary teams in clinical, translational and basic research in audiology and hearing science using facilities allocated for hearing research at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC).

·Operational Leadership:
Assume primary responsibility for operational oversight of Audiology laboratory resources and infrastructure including computer systems and servers, software licenses, space allocation, and planning. Work with Directors of CSRC and affiliated Divisions in developing collaborative relationships with investigators and directors of other divisions at CHMC as well as UC and other institutions. Collaborate with business directors of Audiology and CSRC to develop annual budgets and capital requests supporting research
Lead research in the use of advanced audiologic methods in typically developing children and in children with hearing and balance disorders, in collaboration with researchers at CCHMC using resources available through Audiology and the CSRC. Seek and obtain extramural funding for independent investigations involving hearing and balance research in children and pediatric disease models. Develop protocols for human subjects research in hearing and balance and obtain IRB approval for such protocols in pediatric participants. Work with CSRC faculty and research staff to coordinate clinical and basic audiologic research involving multi-disciplinary teams of clinicians and scientists. Collaborate in the preparation of grant proposals and scientific publications.
Promote the use of hearing and balance diagnostic and rehabilitative research aimed at improving child health through discussions with basic and clinical division directors and faculty, seminars, and build general awareness of opportunities for hearing and balance research studies throughout CCHMC. Work with the Clinical Director of Audiology, Evidence Based Practice Mentors, and other Divisions to develop clinical outcomes improvement projects, evidence-based practice guidelines and statements, clinical improvement studies of existing data from the electronic medical record, and development of outcome measures. Develop, support and sustain clinical improvement projects in Audiology, in collaboration with the Center for Professional Excellence and the James M. Anderson Center.
·Service and Administration:
Serve as the Audiology Research liaison for the CSRC through collaboration with the CSRC Director, CSRC faculty and affiliated clinical division directors in determining administrative policies and procedures supporting hearing research at CCHMC.
·Training and Education:
Provide mentorship in career development and granstmanship to junior faculty in the CSRC and in the Division of Audiology. Assume a leadership role in the training of post-doctoral fellows, clinical fellows, graduate students and medical students involved in research projects in Audiology and the CSRC.

Skills & Competencies
·Interpersonal Communication
Excellent writing skills with experience in writing grant proposals and scientific papers.
Demonstrated leadership skills.
·Relationship Management
Ability to interface well with basic scientists, faculty and clinical staff to translate advanced hearing and balance developments into audiologic practice.
Excellent teaching skills for students and trainees.
Excellent mentorship abilities with junior faculty.
·Professional Knowledge
Excellent understanding of hearing science techniques and research design. Experience designing clinical/translational research studies, preferably involving infants and children. Demonstrated success in obtaining extramural grant funding.

·Ph.D. in Audiology, Hearing Science, or related field
·Doctoral Thesis in hearing, balance, developmental research and relevant post-doctoral experience in audiologic research in human subjects
·At least five years faculty experience in an academic setting
·Track record as principal investigator on NIH-funded imaging research projects involving basic or clinical research. Outstanding record of scientific publication
·History of mentoring and advising graduate students, medical students and post-doctoral fellows on hearing or balance research projects
·Experience in research administration and management of research personnel and resources related to hearing or balance studies


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