Technical Associate

Massachusetts, United States
22 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
22 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture and benefits that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future then take a look at this opportunity.

TECHNICAL ASSOCIATE II, Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES)-Integrative Neuromonitoring and Critical Care Informatics Group, to provide complex database analysis, design, and maintenance and improve data utilization within a fast-paced translational research group.  Will coordinate with a dynamic team of MIT investigators and work closely with clinical collaborators from Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston Children’s Hospital, and Boston Medical Center.  Responsibilities will include performing complex analysis on large-scale datasets to understand disease processes; advising on experimental and analysis design and developing technologies for improved diagnostics and therapy; acquiring, archiving, and analyzing data from patients in neurocritical and emergency care; implementing and maintaining hardware/software solutions for data acquisition in neurocritical care and other clinical environments in support of ongoing and planned evaluations of novel patient monitoring solutions; assisting with data acquisition and management, including database development and maintenance; ensuring lab adheres to MIT and other research administration policies; and performing other duties as assigned. 

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  B.S. (M.S. preferred) in electrical engineering, computer science, biomedical engineering, or related field; four years’ experience including relevant scientific/technical programming experience with MATLAB, LabView, C, or Java; experience with Linux system administration, relational database administration, and core scripting competency in Python and MATLAB; excellent organizational and interpersonal skills; attention to detail and accuracy; self-motivation; and ability to work independently and as part of a team, be accountable for own work and remain committed to exceeding quality standards, and respond to the dynamic needs of the research group and clinical environment.

PREFFERED: programming experience in or knowledge of Python and Perl on a GNU/Linux or UNIX host environment; and familiarity with networking (switch management), virtualization (KVM/QEMU), and storage technologies like Ceph and Gluster.  Job #18546

Candidates selected for interview should be prepared to give examples of past design and data analysis projects. 

This is a one-year position with possibility of renewal contingent on grant funding and performance.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

MIT considers equivalent combinations of experience and education for certain jobs. All candidates who believe they possess equivalent experience and education are encouraged to apply.

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