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Research Audiologist

Job ID REQ-2023-1864 Omaha, Nebraska

Participates as a member of a multi-disciplinary research staff. Independently provides research audiological services in hearing research using human subjects. Manages multiple aspects of research endeavors in the assigned research laboratory.


  • Performs a wide range of routine and advanced audiological tests, as necessary, to determine hearing status.

  • Participates in special projects, and/or research studies using human research testing protocols.

  • Supervises the work of other audiologists or students as assigned by the Laboratory Coordinator.

  • Recruits subjects for participation in approved research projects.


  • Ability to apply knowledge of hearing disorders to determine hearing status via a variety of audiological, psychoacoustic, and/or physiological tests

  • Knowledgeable of local, regional, and national regulations related to the use of humans as research subjects, including, but limited to subject/patient confidentiality procedures in accordance with HIPAA.

  • Ability to follow human subjects procedures and obtain informed consent from subjects.

  • In cooperation with the IRB and with the Coordinator of the HRSC, perform regular quality assurance assessments of the consent process.

  • Ability to follow a research protocol under the direction of the principal investigator of the research project.

  • Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing.

  • Ability to operate research and clinical equipment, software, and other specialized devices necessary for the conduct of research.

  • Should have effective oral and written communication skills and be able to participate as part of an interdisciplinary team.

  • Assists with data analysis, the development of tables and figures, and manuscript preparation as assigned.


  • Master's or AUD degree in audiology from an ETB accredited university required.

  • Minimum of one year of practical experience in the area of audiology required.

  • Knowledge and understanding of hearing disorders and of normal hearing function for subjects of all ages required.

  • Have or be eligible for appropriate state licensing required.

About Boys Town:

Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

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