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Scientific Programmer I - Part Time (Multiple Sclerosis)

Houston, TX 77002
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Position Summary:

Applies technical skills obtained from a concentrated degree program in the biomedical sciences, computer science or engineering in designing and developing highly specialized programs and applications in a research setting.

Department: Neurology/ Multiple Sclerosis Research Group

Location: Texas Medical Center- Houston, TX

Position Type: Part Time (up to 15hrs/wk)

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Assists in the design of programs and/or systems from requirements.
  • Ensures that the specifications provided are thorough and detailed in order to avoid problems in coding development.
  • Verifies the design with system stakeholders. Makes changes as appropriate.
  • Translates program and/or system requirements into technical specifications.
  • Codes moderately complex programs and ensures that the programs conform to technical specifications.
  • Thoroughly and adequately tests all functions of the program.
  • Verifies test results with stakeholders and makes modifications as appropriate.
  • Prepares documentation on the program or series of programs.
  • Prepares the proper paperwork and follows correct procedures for implementing new programs or changes in production.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of completed/existing programs and systems.
  • Adheres to departmental and generally accepted industry standards, policies and procedures for system development.
  • Maintains currency in subject matter required to perform job. Consults resource materials as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Competency in mathematical modeling and statistical computing (random forest, machine learning algorithms)
  • Knowledge and programing experience within the Linux and Windows operating systems
  • Knowledge and experience with 2D and 3D image processing
  • Knowledge and experience of MRI analysis software (Freesurfer, FSL, SPM, JIM)
  • Knowledge of image formats (DICOM, Nifti, Analyze)
  • Knowledge in database systems (Oracle, MySQL)

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in biomedical sciences, computer science or engineering or another degree directly applicable to the assignment.

Minimum Experience:

  • One year of relevant research experience in appropriate scientific area.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code 51.215

Posted: 2019-11-23 Expires: 2019-12-22
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