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MEG Program Scientist

Boys Town National Research Hospital
Omaha, NE
Closing date
Sep 26, 2023

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Position located in Omaha, Nebraska. Under administrative direction of the Institute for Human Neuroscience (IHN) leadership, the MEG Program Scientist helps support MEG research and clinical programs, including processing of clinical functional mapping data, assisting leadership and physicians in writing and interpreting reports, providing scientific support in analyzing study specific MEG data, and writing manuscripts and reports. Supporting the MEG training mission of the IHN, including a role in graduate student and research assistant training, as well as MEG Boot Camps. Duties to include: Works closely with the IHN leadership to fulfill the needs of the clinical MEG Program; Participates in the implementation and analysis of functional mapping MEG procedures, in the context of epilepsy and brain tumor patients, including assistance in writing reports, interpretation, and attending case conferences; Participates in the design, implementation, and analysis of specific studies, within the research program; Publishes and presents research results, and other material relevant to the research program, in appropriate forums, including refereed journals and national meetings. Trains new faculty on MEG use and safety; Trains graduate students, research assistants, and other staff members in MEG safety, use, and the advanced analytical methods used to process MEG data; Assists other members of the research and clinical staff on emerging problems, to ensure continued progress in both research and clinical domains; Helps maintain and update MEG specific software and computer systems. Doctorate (Ph.D.) Degree in Neuroscience or related field. Minimum of 3 years of training directly with MEG (Magnetoencephalography) and history of MEG research and authored publications. Contact: Lisa Bolinger at (531) 355-6342 or

About Boys Town:

Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

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