Employment Opportunities

Faculty and Staff Opportunities

Our current employment opportunities are listed below. Please visit the Position Vacancy Listing (PVL) web link for full position descriptions and application instructions.



Teaching Assistantships

Teaching assistant (TA) positions may be available in CS&D or another department. Department TA positions are appointed each semester based on merit and other departmental factors. The department chair makes TA appointment decisions. TA positions of at least a 33.3 % appointment (approximately 13 hours per week) are eligible to receive remission of full tuition, health insurance, and a stipend.

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Training Opportunities

Our current training opportunities in Post-Doctoral work, and other similar opportunities are listed below. Please review the full position descriptions and application instructions, as requirements may differ between positions.

Research Associate (Postdoctoral)

Requirements: A PhD in in Hearing Science, Audiology, Neuroscience, Biomedical Physics, Engineering, Computer Science, or related disciplines is required. Technical skills including programming/signal processing is preferred. Previous research experience in one or more of the following methods: OAEs, EEG, and/or areas: cochlear mechanics, auditory efferents, central auditory pathways, synaptopathy is desired.

Job Duties: The postdoctoral researcher will work on studies to characterize the brainstem auditory reflex function and interrelationships among reflexes in children and adults. Musicians will be used as a model to study the effects of life-time sound exposure on the auditory efferents. This position involves close collaboration with Dr. Viji Easwar on EEG-related aspects of the project. This position will be responsible for the collection, processing, analysis, and interpretation of OAE and EEG data. It is expected that the applicant will be able to assist in the writing of manuscripts and grant applications and make positive scholarly contributions to our highly collaborative research lab. Additionally, the lab has several Doctor of Audiology and undergraduate students taking part in research in the Lab, providing mentorship opportunities. In addition to working on this project, the post-doc will be encouraged to develop an independent research program.

To apply, please email a cover letter, CV and contact information for two references to Dr. Sriram Boothalingam at boothalingam@wisc.edu. If you have questions regarding this position, you may contact Dr. Boothalingam directly via phone or email: (630)974-7260 or boothalingam@wisc.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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Contact Information

(608) 262-6462

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
305 Goodnight Hall
1975 Willow Drive, Madison, WI 53706

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