The Department of Neurology is seeking a Research Assistant who will assist in projects studying the use of EEG and other technologies for brain mapping, brain-machine interfacing, and cognitive neuroscience. The job responsibilities will include analysis of multi-modal time series and the operation and enhancement of hardware and software systems for experimental control and data analysis, including systems for 1) recording EEG, biometric, and behavioral signals, 2) real-time and off-line EEG signal analysis, and 3) closed-loop control of prosthetic and neurostimulation devices.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Assist in working on the 3D brain reconstruction for epilepsy surgery patients, based on MRI and CT imaging.
Assist in collection and analysis of biometric, behavioral, and bioelectric time series using advanced signal processing and machine learning algorithms.
Assist in the management of a computing cluster, a secure data server, and an advanced biopotential recording system.
Assist the team in the use of these systems during EEG experiments with human subjects and in analysis of data.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Ability to work in a team, to absorb new concepts and skills quickly, and to manage time to accommodate parallel developments of different project components.
Bachelor's Degree in related discipline.
Additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Proficiency or interest in brain imaging software such as Freesurfer, BioImage Suite and other equivalent software.
Skill with or desire to learn the use and programming of Linux environment.
Classified Title: Research Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.75-$23.00 HRLY (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: Hybrid/School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM Neuro Epilepsy Personnel area: School of Medicine
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
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