The Research Computing Applications & Data Specialist III will lead the technical aspects of Research Computing services and service components related to consulting, training, scientific application package support, and the development, porting, and optimization of research computing software focused on computational neuroscience, neuroimaging, neuro-engineering, and synthetic biology.
Serve as the primary support contact for faculty and graduate students working in the above areas particularly those located in the Center for Integrated LifeSciences and Engineering (CILSE) on complex projects and issues which require in-depth knowledge of the multiple technical areas, as well as the core computational research tools which they utilize.
Work directly with faculty and other academic stakeholders to assess needs and recommend solutions as a representative of the Research Computing team.
Coordinate with Desktop Support and other IS&T groups to ensure the most efficient and effective solutions to researcher computing needs.
Graduate training in Engineering, Bioinformatics, Neuroscience, or related training field. or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.
5-8 years of relative work experience preferred.
Extensive knowledge of neuroimaging and computational neuroscience software packages such as Freesurfer, FSL, SPM, etc.)
Experience with fMRI analysis and constructing and optimizing analysis pipelines.
Fluency in multiple programming languages (including MATLAB, Python, R) and the ability to quickly learn new programming languages and tools as required
Experience with command-line development tools in a Linux environment is desired -
Experience with the architecture, design, and implementation of the software and hardware computational frameworks for neuroimaging, including familiarity with XNAT/ DICOM file processing and NiFTI-1 file processing
Extensive experience with supporting life sciences research, including neuroscience and neuroimaging research
Strong analytical skills are required with an ability to manage multiple projects and deliverables
Excellent communication and presentation skills, the ability to convey technical information in a clear and thorough manner
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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