Employment Opportunities



The National Acoustic Laboratories (NAL) is looking for an enthusiastic and innovative Hearing Scientist to work on world-leading research focused on changing the lives of people with hearing loss. This is an opportunity for an experienced and creative individual to collaborate with a NAL’s multidisciplinary team, working together to perform cutting-edge research in clinical audiology, auditory perception, cognition and hearing, paediatric hearing impairment, and hearing loss prevention.

The ideal candidate will possess:
• A PhD I a relevant area with focus on hearing science, auditory processing or cognition and hearing
• At least 5 years of postdoctoral research in hearing science, hearing impairment or related field
• Extensive experience executing successful research projects from initiation to publication
• Strong practical research skills, including in the use of audiological and psychoacoustic instrumentation, Matlab and statistics software.
• Proven ability to work under pressure and thrive in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines
• Excellent collaborative and interpersonal skills
• Excellent written and oral communication skills

• Contribute to the development of new ideas that meet NAL’s strategic objectives
• Design and conduct speech and hearing research that will lead to innovative breakthroughs in understanding and treating hearing loss
• Develop experimental software, analyse data and interpret results
• Publish research in scientific journals and present results at conferences
• Collaborate on research projects with researchers at NAL partner organisations
• Provide hearing scientific expertise to the whole of NAL

Interest candidates should send a cover letter and CV to:
Elizabeth Beach elizabeth.beach@nal.gov.au