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Research Scientist

Job Title:

Research Scientist


Medicine | Neurological Surgery

Research Scientist to establish and direct translational neuroengineering research projects in support of the NeuroTech Institute and Department of Neurological Surgery. The candidate works closely with the CEO of the NeuroTech Institute in the development of novel treatments and medical devices. S/he conceives, designs, implements and directs research projects. The candidate works directly with patients and animal models. The candidate develops and assists in the support of first-in-human trials, including conceiving of scientific strategy, developing proposals, supporting regulatory filings, and executing studies. The candidate coordinates scientific writing and grant proposals as co-investigator to extramural funding agencies to obtain significant salary and research support from outside funding agencies; develops, adopts and implements new laboratory methods; develops hypothesis and experimental approach to hypothesis testing; plans, designs and conducts complex experiments; extracts, compiles, analyzes and evaluates data to establish relevance to the problems being evaluated; administers grants; directs and manages grant budgets; manages laboratory operations; writes manuscripts, articles, abstracts and research reports for publication in peer-reviewed journals; attends and presents research findings at national and international scientific conferences; develops and conducts educational workshops, lectures and seminars; collaborates with other researchers in determining research priorities and planning programs of research; trains junior investigators, post-doctoral researchers, graduate students and technicians within laboratory.

Minimum Education Required

Doctorate (Professional) or equivalent combination of education and experience with a Major in neuroscience

Required Qualifications

Doctorate degree in Neuroscience, Neuroengineering, Bioengineering or related field; Extensive experience with applied scientific method, translational research, scientific writing, proposal development, and mentorship/supervision of laboratory staff and trainees. Outstanding oral communication skills required. Requires successful completion of a background check. Selected candidate may be requested to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen."

Additional Information:


Doan Hall (0089)

Position Type:


Scheduled Hours:



First Shift

Final candidates are subject to successful completion of a background check.  A drug screen or physical may be required during the post offer process.

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