Biomedical Engineer

Updated: January 5, 2018
Job ID: 213451
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Location: Bethesda, MD, United States

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Responsibilities are for a Biomedical Engineer to conduct data acquisition and analysis for MEG measurements taken on TBI/PH patients and control participants in research studies.  This position is with the Traumatic Injury Research Program (TIRP), Uniformed Services University, and a research program exploring the effects of repeated sub-concussive blast wave exposure on military personnel.


  1. Provide daily technical, clinical, and mechanical support in order to acquire, aggregate, preprocess, save, and analyze MEG, EEG, and MRI data.
  2. Operate and maintain the MEG equipment.
  3. Manage laboratory operations.
  4. Perform MEG measurements on patients and control participants.
  5. Use mathematical/numerical methods for analysis such as time-frequency analysis, time-dependent measures of multichannel phase synchronization, and nonlinear measures of dynamical behavior, signal classification, information theory (including measures of complexity) and the identification of causal relationships.
  6. Contribute to and support presentation and production of scholarly papers from the data obtained.
  7. Collaborate in the development of projects.
  8. Conduct research projects as requested.
  9. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: BS or MS in Biomedical Engineering or related field; Effective communication skills; experience with at least one of the following – LabView, MATLAB, C/C++, or Fortran; knowledge of standard electrophysiology laboratory techniques; clinical experience in electrophysiology measurements with patients is desirable; some understanding of MEG technology desired; experience and proficiency with numerical analysis methods and signal processing.

Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering; CITI Training (offered)

Minimum Experience: 4-6 years of experience working with either MEG or EEG

Physical Capabilities: Needs to be able to stand for long periods of time while participants are being prepped for MEG/EEG.

Work Environment: office/laboratory environment/MEG Center

HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.