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National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research (NCRAR)


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NCRAR NIH NIDCD T-35 Summer Research Traineeships

Spend the Summer in Beautiful Portland, Oregon

About the program... Attention Au.D. Students:

  • Participate in an intensive 12-week research experience at the National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research (NCRAR) funded by an NIH-NIDCD T35 grant
  • Work alongside established clinical scientists on a variety of studies of hearing disorders in adults
  • Learn about the process of clinical research in audiology
  • Conduct your own research study
  • Attend seminars and lectures by outstanding auditory scientists
  • Take part in NCRAR laboratory meetings, staff meetings, journal clubs and more
  • Share your research experience with other Au.D. students from around the country

Please note: Students in Au.D./Ph.D. programs are not eligible for a T-35 award.

Up to four students will be selected to participate in this program. Students will receive a stipend to defray costs of living expenses in Portland, a Trimet pass for local travel, including travel to and from NCRAR, and funding to attend the AAS meeting. 

The current deadline has passed and the positions have been awarded. Please check back in Fall 2016 for updates on the 2017 Summer traineeships. Decisions regarding awarding of the traineeships will be announced by February 1, 2017.

For further information, please contact Dr. Gabrielle Saunders, (503) 220-8262, ext. 56210,


The National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research (NCRAR) is located in Portland (Oregon), which has been variously ranked as North America's best big city, best cycling city, top city for breweries, and a foodie's paradise. It is a city of unmatched natural beauty, and boasts a bustling local scene, interesting museums and gardens, and sumptuous dining -- all effortlessly accessed thanks to its justly-famous public transportation system.