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Neuroscience Electrical Engineer - NIH - Bethesda, MD

Burtonsville, MD 20866
Full-time, Part-time
$14.00 - $18.62
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Kelly Government Solutions is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers. Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health, Kelly Government Solutions offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with the leading medical research center in the world. We are seeking an individual to work as a Neuroscience Electrical Engineer at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD


This is a long-term contract position which offers:

  • Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit package
  • Optional health, vision, and dental plans
  • Vacation leave as well as 10 paid federal holidays and 401K plan. 
  • Access to NIH’s unparalleled resources and niche scientific initiatives


TASKS/SERVICES. The contractor shall: 

  • Organize and oversee a structured approach to setting up the recording system in the patient’s room so neurophysiological data is in the appropriate format and is of sufficient quality for subsequent processing
  • Oversee, organize, and maintain electrophysiology recording equipment for patient testing
  • Organize patient testing, perform patient testing tasks, and train new lab personnel on patient testing
  • Lead the development and/or improvement of hardware and software infrastructure for capturing, sorting, and organizing neural activity from individual neurons (action potentials) recorded using implanted microelectrode arrays
  • Lead the development and/or improvement of hardware and software infrastructure for providing direct electrical stimulation of the human brain using a commercially available stimulation device
  • Lead the development and/or improvement of software infrastructure for acquiring neurophysiological data in real-time in order to provide closed-loop control of stimulation and/or the games used in memory testing
  • Coordinate with the lab data engineer to develop and maintain software infrastructure for collecting and maintaining human intracranial neural data
  • Maintain patient confidentiality
  • Manage and maintain lab administrative duties, including but not limited to, coordinating and submitting lab purchases, shipping/receiving lab supplies, managing and preparing computing equipment for current and new lab personnel, etc.
  • Coordinate lab-related Information Technology requests and issues


REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have: 

  • Master’s, degree in Neuroscience, Computer Science, Engineering, or related fields
  • Background/Experience with the following is preferred: computer hardware, electrophysiological recording equipment, electrical engineering, patient testing
  • Fluency with software development
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience with software development
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written


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Posting ID: 634069243Posted: 2021-07-24Job Title: Neuroscience Electrical Engineer Nih