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Electrical or Biomedical Engineer - NIH - Bethesda, MD

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Job Title Electrical or Biomedical Engineer - NIH - Bethesda, MD

Jobid US3173KS_BH1418495

Location: Bethesda, MD, 20814, USA

Description Electrical or Biomedical Engineer – NIH – Bethesda, MD

Kelly Government Solutions is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers. Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health, Kelly Government Solutions offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with one of the most prestigious research organizations in the world. We are currently seeking an Electrical or Biomedical Engineer to work onsite with the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD **.**

This is a long-term contract position which offers:
- Competitive salary with comprehensive benefit package
- Tremendous growth opportunity
- Opportunity to work at NIH, the world's foremost medical research center
- Learn more about what Kelly can do for you at at

**TASKS.** The contractor shall:

+ Configure and maintain hardware to capture physiological signals and behavioral measures from human participants using a variety of sensors and response devices in psychological experiments.
+ Work with staff to maintain a set of existing programmed cognitive tasks related to cognitive neuroscience and brain-imaging, using Windows and/or Linux environments, using both commercial and custom software.
+ Perform programming of computer tasks so that cognitive science data can be collected from patients; write code so that data can be acquired from brain imaging experiments; prepare programs so that data from studies can be analyzed.
+ Work with staff to conduct experimental tasks and data analysis by means of creating clinical and fMRI tasks written in E-Prime (or Presentation) as well as other computer languages such as Visual Basic, DirectX, Java and Perl/TX.
+ Work with staff to perform programming of new computer tasks (in E-Prime, PsychoPy and/or Presentation) so that stimuli for complex experiments are presented with precision timing and cognitive science data can be collected from individuals; write code such that data can be acquired from brain imaging experiments; write code so that behavioral and psychophysiological data from studies could be parsed for analysis.
+ Integrate different systems for experimental data collection in sync with stimuli delivery; advise on and implement current best practices for experimental setup and data acquisition.
+ Develop real-time and neurofeedback tasks using Python; develop data analysis codes in computer languages such as Tcl, Visual Basic, Python, JavaScript, and C++, in addition to generating Visual Basic controls for Windows Media Player applications.
+ Design, implement and perform interfacing of computer hardware parallel and serial ports; provide specifications for connection to and control of hardware equipment used in tasks; integrate newly acquired equipment into existing interface of computer hardware; perform such interfacing using complex media display equipment, where stimuli will be presented in the auditory, visual and tactile mode; debug, troubleshoot and repair similar experimental setups currently used for data collection.
+ Write code and create hardware that will integrate data on-line from psychophysiology experiments; psychophysiology data will be acquired with Biopac devices, eye-tracking machinery with an Eyelink eye-tracking device, and data collected in e-prime and associated dynameter devices.
+ Work with staff on issues of programming to ensure proper running of experiments; ensure that relevant experiments remain highly sophisticated.
+ Work with staff on software/hardware during task development and when malfunctions/bugs occur to ensure proper running of studies.
+ Create web-based computer programs using Java applets, Java Web Start, Java Plug-in, HTML, sockets, and virtual reality 3D task applications in Visual Basic and DirectX.
+ Work with IT staff to ensure that computers follow appropriate NIH procedures for security and protection of sensitive information.
**REQUIREMENTS.** The contractor must have:

+ Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (preferably Electrical or Biomedical), Computer Science, Physics, or related disciplines.
+ Minimum of five (5) years of related experience, with emphasis on integrating different hardware systems.
+ Expertise with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
+ Strong communications skills, both oral and written.
+ Excellent analytical, organizational, interpersonal and time management skills.

Note that the phone number for our NIH branch is not listed. Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. All qualified candidates will be contacted.

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