The Human Neuroimaging Laboratory in the Fralin Biomedical Research
Institute at VTC seeks a motivated individual with an electrical
engineering, mechanical engineering, or closely related engineering
or physics background. This individual will be responsible for data
acquisition from atomic magnetometry sensors used for brain
The successful candidate should have experience with
bioinstrumentation and should be able to write and maintain
software tools as well as design and build supporting circuitry.
This person will perform regular testing and development on
magnetometry sensors, recording hardware and software, and magnetic
shielding. They will develop and maintain various utility scripts
pertaining to experiment tasks and datasets. Additionally, they
will develop protocols and unique solutions for human subjects
brain recording experiments. 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 neuroscience research. Additional
experience in modern statistical inference approaches, inverse
problems, electromagnetics, and/or neuroimaging would be
• Demonstrated experience in instrumentation hardware and
• Demonstrated ability to work independently on multiple projects
with competing deadlines.
• Strong testing focus and attention to details.
• Excellent documentation, communication, presentation and
• Master's degree in an engineering, physics, or equivalent
education, training or experience, or bachelor's degree with
equivalent training and experience.
• Experience performing technical evaluations and analysis.
• Ability to identify highly complex problems, investigate them,
address them, and learn from them.
The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal
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