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WOC Position Announcements

IMPORTANT: These are Without Compensation Positions. There is no salary for these positions, and there is no plan for future employment at the VA. Individuals in these positions will need to complete a full background check with the VA.

See also: Without Compensation Employee Checklist

(7/10/2020)

Description: Biomedical engineer

Qualifications/expectations:  The project requires interdisciplinary skills in optical and electronic designs for implementation of brain interface applications. Expertise in optical neuro-imaging, optogenetic stimulation, and optical coherence tomography-angiography is an absolute requirement. Fluency in computer coding for automated data acquisition is also a requisite, while skills in implementation of machine learning algorithms for data analysis would be highly advantageous. Qualified candidate will include PhD student or postdoctoral scholar with primary degree in electrical engineering, biomedical engineering, or biophysics who have also received training in neuroscience and medical imaging. The applicant is expected to work with a team of neurobiologists, biochemists, and gerontrologists, to support a funded study investigating the impact of metabolism on brain aging and age-associated neurological disorders.

Contact information: Judy Aughey, Judith.aughey@va.gov




(7/10/2020)

Location: William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, WI

Description: Biomedical engineer

Qualifications/expectations:  The project requires interdisciplinary skills in optical and electronic designs for implementation of brain interface applications. Expertise in optical neuro-imaging, optogenetic stimulation, and optical coherence tomography-angiography is an absolute requirement. Fluency in computer coding for automated data acquisition is also a requisite, while skills in implementation of machine learning algorithms for data analysis would be highly advantageous. Qualified candidate will include PhD student or postdoctoral scholar with primary degree in electrical engineering, biomedical engineering, or biophysics who have also received training in neuroscience and medical imaging. The applicant is expected to work with a team of neurobiologists, biochemists, and gerontrologists, to support a funded study investigating the impact of metabolism on brain aging and age-associated neurological disorders.

Contact information: Judy Aughey, Judith.aughey@va.gov




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