New York University is recruiting a Senior Research Scientist with expertise in data science to work in the newly-formed NYU Center for Human Brain Science. NYU Center for Human Brain Science studies the human brain from a patient-centered perspective using approaches from systems neuroscience and neural engineering. The successful candidate will be involved in several multi-year Initiatives that focus on understanding brain dynamics using invasive recording and stimulation technologies in the human brain.
Responsibilities include developing software infrastructure and tools for large-scale data processing of electrical recordings from the human brain, developing and implementing real-time brain-machine interface experiments, using modern statistical techniques for machine learning and neural decoding, providing technical support to faculty and affiliated personnel, and supporting the preparation and submission of grant applications and research publications.
The NYU Center for Human Brain Science comprises a diverse group of researchers and clinicians who are dedicated to advancing our understanding of the human brain, human cognition and improving the health of people with neurological disorders. Faculty are affiliated with a number of departments and institutes at New York University, including the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Center for Neural Science, Neuroscience Institute, Department of Psychology, Department of Neurosurgery, Department of Neurology, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and the Center for Data Science.
Ideal candidates should be highly-motivated and have a PhD in systems neuroscience, computational neuroscience, neural engineering, or equivalent and proven software engineering skills. We are seeking individuals with interest in project management and the ability to promote a team-driven research environment. This position is ideal for research scientists and engineers looking for opportunities to further career advancement. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
If you are interested in applying, please submit a CV along with names of up to three references to the posting.
About New York University
Founded in 1831, New York University is now one of the largest private universities in the United States. Of the more than 3,000 colleges and universities in America, New York University is one of only 60 member institutions of the distinguished Association of American Universities.