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Programmer Analyst 3 - req# 8633

at University of New Mexico

Posted: 1/21/2020
Job Reference #: 8633
Keywords: software, programmer

Job Description

Programmer Analyst 3

Requisition IDreq8633
Working TitleProgrammer Analyst 3
Position Grade14
Position Summary

A full-time programmer position is currently available in Dr. Kent Kiehl’s laboratory at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico. The programmer will be responsible for developing advanced and novel computational tools for the analysis of images. Images consist of video frames from patient interviews and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) data. We are interested in capturing all available details from the video frames (i.e., facial expression, eye position, pupil size) and we also wish to decode audio (i.e., speech intonation, speech-to-text for word content analyses). Data curated from the video archive and MRI archive will be used to predict future outcomes using machine/deep learning. The programmer will assist in preparing papers for publications, presentations, conferences and workshops.

Preference will be given to candidates with; experience using statistical methods and statistical software; knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures of basic medical and/or clinical research; experience with relevant computer software programs; experience working in a UNIX environment; familiarity with neuroanatomy, neurophysiology and neuroimaging techniques and analyses; experience with computational engineering and computational neuroscience, programming experience, expertise with MRI data analysis software, e.g. AFNI, SPM and/or FSL.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • Specialty licensure/certification may be required, as specified by the department.
  • Successful candidate may be subject to a criminal background check prior to starting work.
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; at least 2 years of progressively responsible experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Higher education and/or experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified may be interchangeable on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

· Degree in Biomedical Engineering, Computational Neuroscience, Computer Science or related field with 1-4 years’ experience in the field.
1 or more years of relevant experience in research or equivalent combination of education and experience

· Knowledge of programming languages e.g. Matlab, Python, R, C, C++

Additional Requirements
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentPsychology Department (765A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End DateOne year from date of hire
Pay$3,956.33 - $5,924.53 Depending on Qualifications
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date5/3/2019
Application Instructions

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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