Title:  Senior Scientific Programmer

Division:  Neuroscience
Schedule:  Monday - Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $55,779-$73,000
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  1871
Job Purpose

Software developer, engineer, or computational neuroscientist with expertise in LabVIEW, and preferably also Matlab and Python, to develop hardware, software, and analysis solutions for biomedical research. The immediate goal is to develop new, and refine existing, LabVIEW VIs that control behavioral physiology experiments in rodents. The experiments involve signal processing to generate and present audio, visual, or olfactory stimuli, calibrate stimulus delivery systems, and orchestrate I/O operations with various interacting contingencies. Ability and interest in developing and coding analysis approaches to interpret complex data sets in Matlab and Python would also be encouraged, but not required. Individuals who are interested in accomplishing these tasks while contributing to the scientific effort, or those purely focusing on the engineering aspects, should apply.

Job Responsibilities
  • Prepares detailed specifications from which programs will be written.
  • Designs, codes, tests, debugs, documents and maintains programs.
  • Designs and develops research software.
  • Configures and customizes third-party software.
  • Advises on hardware and software decisions.
  • Applies existing custom research software to both well-defined and complex problems.
  • May provide technical guidance and work direction to lower level information systems personnel.
Minimum Qualifications


  • Required: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or a related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.


  • Required: Three years of relevant experience.


  • None required.





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