May 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: The Computational Memory Lab at the University of Pennsylvania (memory.psych.upenn.edu) is hiring an ambitious software developer to work with a team of neuroscientists and engineers to develop brain stimulation devices to boost human cognitive abilities. This position will be focused on the development of games for evaluation human memory in research studies, and on interfacing these games with a cutting-edge brain recording and stimulation platform. This research is part of the DARPA-funded Restoring Active Memory program, the presidential BRAIN Initiative and a National Institutes of Health grant to understand the neural correlates of human spatial and verbal memory. We are seeking developers who thrive in a fast-paced research environment and who want the challenge of building first-in-human technologies. Experience with Unity and C# required.

Qualifications: -A Bachelor's degree and 1-2 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
-Proficiency with Macintosh and Linux systems (including shell-scripting ability and strong familiarity with UNIX terminal).
-Unity and C# experience required.
-Python and C/C++ language proficiency desired.
-Background in collaborative software development, including version control.
-Familiarity with research environment.

Reference Number: 02-25981

Salary Grade: B

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: Psychology

Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

Job Family: E-Information Systems/Technology