Biomedical Engineer

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Updated: May 26, 2018
Job ID: 213451
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Location: Bethesda, MD, United States

Join the HJF Team!

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, scrub, save, and analyze MEG and EEG data.
  2. Operate and maintain the MEG equipment.
  3. Manage laboratory operations.
  4. Perform MEG measurements on patients and control participants.
  5. Contribute to and support presentation and production of scholarly papers from the data obtained.
  6. Conduct research projects as requested.
  7. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

BS or MS in Biomedical Engineering or related field or significant electrophysiology experience; Effective communication skills; knowledge of standard electrophysiology laboratory techniques; clinical experience in electrophysiology measurements with patients is desirable; some understanding of MEG technology desired.

Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering or equivalent electrophysiology experience (over 3 years); CITI Training (offered)

Minimum Experience: 3 years 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.