Staff Scientist

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7111611 (Ref:13213-en_US)

Posted: September 24, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Staff Scientist will assist with personnel onboarding, grants submission, equipment ordering, and organization of data collection. The scientist will interact closely with faculty, staff, and trainees in the human neuroscience research arm of the department. The scientific role involves leading one or more projects extending the lab’s efforts in cognitive neurophysiology and neuropsychiatric neuromodulation. Potential projects include neuroimaging studies with MRI and rsfMRI as well as neurophysiological studies using intracranial neural data obtained either in the epilepsy monitoring unit (EMU) or from bidirectional therapeutic neurostimulation devices

Job Duties

  • Manage lab operations, including personnel onboarding
  • Interface with department staff for grant preparation and submission
  • Order equipment
  • Assist in the training of new lab members on existing analysis platforms in the lab, including RAVE and other MATLAB-based platforms
  • Help organize scientific projects across the lab
  • Assume primary responsibility for one or more neuroscientific projects involving neuroimaging and/or neurophysiology
  • Optimize data collection in the EMU and its analysis pipelines

Minimum Qualifications

  • Doctoral Degree. Experience may not be substituted in lieu of degree.
  • Three years of post doctoral research experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in Neuroscience or a related field
  • Prior programming experience in MATLAB or Python
  • Facile with the manipulation of neuroimaging data and its interpretation, as well as with neurophysiology data and its interpretation in the context of behavioral data
  • Experience with NIH-supported data visualization and sharing platforms such as RAVE or DABI would be highly advantageous
  • Prior experience with human intracranial neurophysiology data, optimization of its acquisition in the EMU, and its analysis



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7111611 (Ref:13213-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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