Are you an experienced audiologist who is curious about what goes on under the hood in hearing aids? Maybe you have experience conducting research in the field of audiology? Are you comfortable with writing code or doing acoustical measurements? Are you interested in defining the hearing aids of tomorrow?
Then we offer the opportunity for talented candidates to join Algorithm & Sound team at Widex Global Research and Development. With focus on technical audiology, audio signal processing and personalization in hearing-aid fitting this dynamic and cross-functional team develops Widex’ future features and functionality that help millions of hearing impaired people worldwide. The team consists of a healthy mix of specialists within signal processing and hearing loss compensation and audiology. We work in all stages of development from research and prototyping to implementation and testing. We offer an environment that facilitates your professional development to ensure that you can help us build the best hearing aids in the world.
Widex hearing aids are renowned for their quality and their persistent emphasis on delivering clear and natural sound but also for pushing the envelope and bringing new innovations to the market.
You will be part of one of our cross-functional development teams following Agile/Scrum work principles, meaning that you can expect a highly collaborative and dynamic work life. Your primary goal will be to develop new hearing aid features and ensuring the audiological quality and validity. Thereby, you will be the champion of our customers - both audiologists and end users. Furthermore, you will communicate with a variety of stakeholders ensuring our customer focused development and gaining a deep understanding of the market and end user needs. Hence, in this role you will have a high impact on the future generations of our advanced hearing aids.
Key tasks include:
- Inventing, proof-of-concept and exploring audiological concepts in relation to state-of-the-art signal-processing algorithms in hearing-aid applications.
- Exploring challenges of hearing-aid users, thereby understanding user needs and ensure a customer centric development process
- Breaking down complex tasks and planning your daily work with the clan.
- Communication across global departments in order release the full potential of innovative solutions.
- Keeping up with the newest developments in the field of audiology and integrating new technologies into Widex’ solutions.
You are driven by curiosity in the search for the best solutions for people who are challenged in acoustic communication due to hearing impairment. You have skills within technical or clinical audiology to contribute to the advancement of high quality hearing-aid platforms. You can exemplify successes within your area of expertise, preferably in relation to impact on product development. You work comfortably and efficiently in teams, towards a common goal. You are creative when facing complex problems.
- M.Sc., Au.D, Ph.D. or equivalent within the field of Audiology
- Potentially you have some years of clinical experience or experience as a researcher
- At least 3 years of professional experience within hearing-aid technology and its application in Audiology
- Preferably experience with experimental design and data analysis
- Fluency in written and spoken English
Please submit your application as soon as possible, but no later than August 14th, 2018. We will screen and invite candidates for interviews on an ongoing basis. If you require further information about this position, please contact us via e-mail: Morten Løve Jepsen (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Adam Westermann (email@example.com).
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