Training/ Employment


USC Programs in Biomedical and Biological Sciences (PIBBS)

The goal of PIBBS is to recruit top caliber PhD students in the biomedical and biological sciences to USC and to guide them in the identification of a mentor, lab, and research project that will provide rigorous scientific training, an outstanding PhD thesis, and a strong foundation for a variety of science-related careers. To learn more, visit

USC Neuroscience Graduate Program (NGP)

NGP is the largest and only university-wide PhD program at USC. A NIH-designated T32 Neuroscience Training Program, NGP students and faculty come from a variety of academic backgrounds to study questions spanning the spectrum of modern neuroscience research. To learn more, visit

USC Hearing & Communication Neuroscience (HCN)

HCN is a graduate and post-graduate training program at USC. The program includes faculty from multiple departments, spanning the Keck School of Medicine, the Viterbi School of Engineering, and the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. The program is supported by an NIH training grant from the National Institute of Deafness and Communication Disorders. To learn more, visit


We are seeking highly motivated basic and clinical researchers at all stages of their careers: from undergraduates to postdoctoral and clinical fellows. If you are excited about identifying the molecular and cellular principles underlying the generation, maintenance and repair of the inner ear, and translating the knowledge gained into novel therapeutic opportunities, we want to hear from you. Our center offers a dynamic and innovative environment to support your research goals.

Send your application to Dr. Neil Segil at In your email, include the following items:

  1. CV
  2. Short summaries of your research interests and major accomplishments
  3. A list of three references

Thank you very much for your interest!

The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.