The University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurology is seeking a full-time staff data analyst to perform analysis tasks related to a broad scope of investigational research studies focused on functional imaging and stimulation (TMS) of the human brain and human movement protocols.
The applicant should have a Bachelor's degree in neuroscience, bioengineering, physics, computer science, statistics or a related discipline with a strong interest in biomedical research. A background in or prior experience with kinematic and physiological data acquisition, analysis or processing, modeling, and simulation, or numerical analysis is highly desirable. Strong oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills are essential.
The duties will involve the application of established kinematic and physiological analysis methods, participation in the development and validation of new acquisition and analysis methods, and tasks related to data visualization and interpretation. The position requires coordination, execution, and completion of complex tasks that are critical to research outcomes.
The position will be a member of a new laboratory specializing in the recovery of motor function after stroke, including multimodality imaging studies, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), and EEG. A Master's degree is preferred; a Bachelor's degree with 2-4 years of relevant experience is acceptable.
Master's is preferred, but will accept a B.S. degree in scientific related discipline. Strong biology or neuroscience and computer background / literacy. MATLAB and Python experience desirable.Relevant experience during Master's work is preferred, or two years of experience post-baccalaureate. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.
Department Details: NA
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Research.III
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 2-3 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30-5:00 pm
Hiring Range: TBD Based on qualifications
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume
Optional Documents: Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19002700
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