Scientific Programmer & Imaging Engineer

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Roanoke Area, VA

ID: 7062462
Posted: November 22, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description

The Human Neuroimaging Laboratory at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC seeks a motivated individual as a scientific programmer for the purpose of developing models and code around atomic magnetometry approaches to brain imaging and modern statistical inference approaches to sensor function.

The successful candidate should have experience with modern programming tools and possess familiarity or expertise with neural network approaches to pattern recognition. This person will develop and maintain various utility scripts pertaining to experiment tasks and datasets. The successful candidate will provide technical leadership for systems and processes by developing innovative and creative solutions to complex challenges with the goal of advancing the field of data ingestion, storage, retrieval, transformation and analysis in support of biomedical research. Furthermore, this position will be responsible for the development of sensing capabilities not currently in existence.

Required Qualifications

• Demonstrated programming experience in R, C, MATLAB, and Python.
• Demonstrated experience building and running simulations of sensors designed to detect subatomic particles.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently on multiple deadlines with competing deadlines.
• Strong testing focus and attention to details.
• Excellent documentation, communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
• Master's degree in a quantitative discipline (mathematics, computer science, engineering, physics) or equivalent education, training or experience.

Preferred Qualifications

• Knowledge of open source projects and community.
• Experience performing technical evaluations and analysis.
• Ability to identify highly complex problems, investigate them, address them, and learn from them.


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