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Fellowships/Trainings

MUSC – AUDIOLOGY

The Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Otolaryngology invites applications for an audiologist with interest in developing a career with expertise in vestibular clinical evaluation.

  • Requirements: candidates must possess a doctoral degree (AuD, PhD) and have/obtain a South Carolina audiology license.

  • This 1-2 year position is specifically designed to gain experience in vestibular diagnostic evaluation and interpretation as a member of multi-disciplinary vestibular team including audiologists, physical therapists, nutritionist, neurotologists with a focus to develop a portfolio of vestibular related translational research.

  • The Department of Otolaryngology includes a large physician faculty and professional practice of multiple disciplines including the Otology Division of five neurotologists/otologists as well as a growing Division of Audiology with 20 audiologists with five primarily involved with the vestibular program. Vestibular evaluations are provided primarily at the main campus of MUSC in downtown Charleston.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform and interpret vestibular evaluations for all ages and may include vHIT, c and oVEMP tests, VNG, rotary chair tests, eCoG, CDP, audiometry, impedance testing.

  • Provide documentation/reports as well as appropriate billing for evaluations.

  • Maintain diagnostic equipment, follow proper infection control policies and maintain disposable supplies for the vestibular lab.

  • Participate in monthly Vestibular Team meetings and Department courses which may include presentation.

  • Work with mentor to develop professional development goals with protected time to develop a research portfolio.

  • Salary is commensurate the NRSA post-doctoral scale.

  • If interested, please send a letter of application, including a description of clinical and administrative experiences, a curriculum vita, and 3 letters of recommendation to:

Christine Strange, AuD, CCC-A
Clinical Director/Vestibular Program
Medical University of South Carolina
135 Rutledge Ave. #216
MSC 550
Charleston, SC 29425
Phone: 843-876-1308 ext 2
Fax: 843-876-0360
Email: strangcc@musc.edu

MAYO CLINIC FLORIDA

Mayo Clinic Florida: Crawford Endowed Post-doctoral Fellowship in Otolaryngology and Audiology, Focus: The Patient Experience in Audiology and Otolaryngology Clinics
Contact: David Zapala, PhD, zapala.david@mayo.edu, 904-953-0828

  • The Department of Otolaryngology and Audiology at the Mayo Clinic in Florida is offering a 1-2 year post-Doctoral fellowship experience for recent Ph.D., Au.D. , or M.D. graduates who have an interest in developing a publication portfolio in applied clinical research.  We are developing evidence based processes that emphasize efficient, patient centered assessment and ultimately improve the overall patient experience for those receiving hearing and balance services.  The ideal candidate is a self-starter who has a solid understanding of clinical hearing and balance assessment, strong written and verbal communication skills, and is strongly motivated to improve the science of hearing and balance healthcare delivery.  Opportunities to participate in NIH funded research and grant writing training are available.  The post-doctoral fellow will not provide direct patient care. Rather, the successful applicant will collaborate with the clinical and research staff within the department and across the Mayo Clinic.

  • About Mayo Jacksonville: Mayo Clinic is located in Jacksonville, FL, the largest city in area in the continental United States. Jacksonville is a beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities. The “River City by the Sea” has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment. Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities. Jacksonville continues to grow as more people relocate from all over the U.S. and abroad, to see what the great River City has to offer!

NIH T35 Short-Term Research Training Program

Boys Town National Research Hospital is internationally recognized as a leader in hearing research and clinical care. We are currently seeking AuD students to join our team of researchers for an intensive, short-term summer research program. This is an excellent opportunity for AuD students to obtain significant exposure to research in an active laboratory conducting research related to clinical and experimental audiology, and may be of particular interest to students who are considering pursuing a Ph.D. 
Learn more about our T35 Program here.
The application deadline for 2023 Summer activities is January 16, 2023. 
Additional T35 research institutions include the National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research (Portland, OR) and  Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN).

  • Students will be matched with a mentor according to the students’ interests and mentor availability to complete a dedicated project. 

  • Other benefits of the T35 traineeship include:

  • Weekly journal groups

  • Local seminars and workshops

  • Colloquia presentations by national and international experts in communication disorders

  • A course on responsible conduct in research

  • Access to all hospital faculty for informal discussions and consultations

  • Technical and computer support

  • Travel stipend to present the T35 research project during the Mentored Research Poster Sessions at the American Auditory Society meeting in sunny Scottsdale, Arizona the following spring

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