Seasonal Hire - Neurosurgery

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Seasonal Hire - Neurosurgery

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Research

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 2400008I

Position Summary:

Multiple research positions are available in the Tandon Lab at The University of Texas in Houston as part of the newly formed Texas Institute for Restorative Neurotechnologies (TIRN). Positions are funded either via multi-year Institute funding or by NIH grants. The lab uses multimodal approaches – fMRI, lesional analysis following epilepsy surgery, intracranial recordings and direct stimulation to create and validate network level representations of language. The candidates will contribute to the research currently underway in the lab through data analysis using various computer-based software programs and they will have the opportunity to gain knowledge in the fields of reading, semantics, speech production and computational neuroscience.

Position Key Accountabilities: They are expected to be highly motivated, team players with a passion to study cognitive processes using data collected by various modalities available in the lab – imaging, direct recordings and closed-loop cortical stimulation – in humans. Given the multiple unpredictable variables and privacy issues around data collection in human patients, the individuals must possess high ethical and professional standards. The candidates must be available to work starting in the summer of 2024.

More information @ www.tandonlab.org

Minimum Education:

High school diploma. Preference: The selected individuals must be accepted, currently enrolled or recently graduated from an undergraduate program in one or more of the following: neuroscience, psychology, cognitive science, mathematics, electrical engineering or computer science.

Minimum Experience:

Preference: Previous experience with programming in languages such as Matlab and Python are desirable – but not crucial.

Qualifications - Internal

Position Summary:

Multiple research positions are available in the Tandon Lab at The University of Texas in Houston as part of the newly formed Texas Institute for Restorative Neurotechnologies (TIRN). Positions are funded either via multi-year Institute funding or by NIH grants. The lab uses multimodal approaches – fMRI, lesional analysis following epilepsy surgery, intracranial recordings and direct stimulation to create and validate network level representations of language. The candidates will contribute to the research currently underway in the lab through data analysis using various computer-based software programs and they will have the opportunity to gain knowledge in the fields of reading, semantics, speech production and computational neuroscience.

Position Key Accountabilities: They are expected to be highly motivated, team players with a passion to study cognitive processes using data collected by various modalities available in the lab – imaging, direct recordings and closed-loop cortical stimulation – in humans. Given the multiple unpredictable variables and privacy issues around data collection in human patients, the individuals must possess high ethical and professional standards. The candidates must be available to work starting in the summer of 2024.

More information @ www.tandonlab.org

Minimum Education:

High school diploma. The selected individuals must be accepted, currently enrolled or recently graduated from an undergraduate program in one or more of the following: neuroscience, psychology, cognitive science, mathematics, electrical engineering or computer science.

Neurosurgery, located at 1133 John Freeman Blvd, Houston, Texas 77030

Minimum Experience:

Previous experience with programming in languages such as Matlab and Python are desirable – but not crucial.

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Position Summary:

Position Key Accountabilities:

Certification/Skills:

High school diploma. Preference: The selected individuals must be accepted, currently enrolled or recently graduated from an undergraduate program in one or more of the following: neuroscience, psychology, cognitive science, mathematics, electrical engineering or computer science.

Minimum Experience:

Preference: Previous experience with programming in languages such as Matlab and Python are desirable – but not crucial.

Physical Requirements:

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Residency Requirement:

Employees must permanently reside and work in the State of Texas.

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