The Center for Brain Science at Harvard University and the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at the Massachusetts General Hospital seek a highly motivated individual to work on neuroinformatics projects associated with human brain imaging.

Reporting to the Head of Neuroinformatics and working in the Neuroinformatics Research Group, the successful applicant will be responsible for developing primarily web-based applications designed to aid in these studies. Typical projects include visualization tools, database and file system storage. These applications will be released to the general scientific community as open-source software, so documentation and structured programming techniques will be an important part of the job responsibilities.
Basic requirements: Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering or other field with comparable software engineering experience. Demonstrable expert-level knowledge of Java, databases (SQL and MySQL, PostgreSQL or Oracle), one or more scripting language(s) (Perl, PHP, etc.), Linux / Unix environments with shell scripting experience, and web development (AJAX, XML, DOM, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, etc.). Interest in biomedicine and informatics. Strong software engineering skills.
Additional requirements: Master’s degree in computer science or software engineering. 5 or more years experience in Java and Web programming. Proficiency in programming image databases and visualization applications. Strong application architecture skills.
Must be qualified to work in the US (No visa or residency sponsorship is available) No relocation package offered. Must be able to interview in person in Cambridge, MA.
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