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Scientific Web Programmer

Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 03755
  • Job Code
    115157400


Dartmouth College



Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans or any other legally protected group.

Position Information

Position Title
Scientific Web Programmer

Department
PBS

Position Number
1126915

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Applicants will be required to submit a portfolio of previous projects.



Position Purpose

The Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Lab (CANlab), directed by Professor Tor Wager, studies the effects of expectations, social and interpersonal context, self-regulation, and learning on the human brain and physiology. We study brain responses related to pain, emotion, social rejection, empathy, and craving. We are looking for a motivated, high-performing individual to join our team as a Scientific Web Programmer. The Scientific Web Programmer will primarily create web applications using Ruby on Rails to collect psychological and neuroscientific experiment data. The projects this person works on will include neuroimaging experiments with functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI), combined electroencephalography-fMRI, community outreach assessing brain health and inflammation, and more. They will be responsible for maintaining both front and back end software to ensure high quality data is collected, safely stored, and made available for scientific analysis. They also have experience in deploying self-serve data products on the web. Familiarity with brain imaging data and experience with scientific computing languages is a plus.



SEIU Level
Not an SEIU Position

FLSA
Non-Exempt

Employment Category
Regular Full Time

Department Contact for Cover Letter
Tor Wager, Professor

Special Instructions to Applicants

Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm

This position is funded by a grant. Continuation is based upon available funds.

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.



Key Accountabilities

Key Accountabilities

Experiment Creation

  • Creates web applications to implement psychological experiments and collect resulting data.
  • Designs user friendly front-end interfaces that are easily navigated and understandable by experiment participants.
  • Deploys relational databases to capture, store, and organize experiment data.
  • Implements data quality testing to ensure expected functionality of experiment applications.
  • Flexibly designs web apps to accommodate changes as experimental design evolves.
  • Notifies principal investigator of problems associated with experiments, measurements, or analyses and suggests changes to methods, procedures, or techniques as appropriate.
  • Maintains documentation of code with extensive commenting and readme files in git repository.

Other Programming Responsibilities

  • Designs and implements web-based, self-serve, publicly available data products by utilizing existing experimental data from the lab.
  • Collects and analyzes data resulting from experimentation/testing and presents findings to research teams.
  • Prepares appropriate and understandable representations of data such as graphs, charts, tables, summaries, etc.
  • Contributes to the preparation of scientific manuscripts by preparing graphs, tables, and charts, etc.
-- Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others. -- Performs other duties as assigned.

PI115157400

<br/><br/><b>Dartmouth College</b><br/><br/><br/><br/>Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans or any other legally protected group.<br/><br/><b>Position Information</b><br/><br/><b>Position Title</b><br/>Scientific Web Programmer<br/><br/><b>Department</b><br/>PBS<br/><br/><b>Position Number</b><br/>1126915<br/><br/><b>Advertisement Text</b><br/><p>Applicants will be required to submit a portfolio of previous projects.</p><br/><br/><b>Position Purpose</b><br/><p>The Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Lab (CANlab), directed by Professor Tor Wager, studies the effects of expectations, social and interpersonal context, self-regulation, and learning on the human brain and physiology. We study brain responses related to pain, emotion, social rejection, empathy, and craving. We are looking for a motivated, high-performing individual to join our team as a Scientific Web Programmer. The Scientific Web Programmer will primarily create web applications using Ruby on Rails to collect psychological and neuroscientific experiment data. The projects this person works on will include neuroimaging experiments with functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI), combined electroencephalography-fMRI, community outreach assessing brain health and inflammation, and more. They will be responsible for maintaining both front and back end software to ensure high quality data is collected, safely stored, and made available for scientific analysis. They also have experience in deploying self-serve data products on the web. Familiarity with brain imaging data and experience with scientific computing languages is a plus.</p><br/><br/><b>SEIU Level</b><br/>Not an SEIU Position<br/><br/><b>FLSA</b><br/>Non-Exempt<br/><br/><b>Employment Category</b><br/>Regular Full Time<br/><br/><b>Department Contact for Cover Letter</b><br/>Tor Wager, Professor<br/><br/><b>Special Instructions to Applicants</b><br/><p>Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm</p> <p>This position is funded by a grant. Continuation is based upon available funds.</p> <p>Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.</p><br/><br/><b>Key Accountabilities</b><br/><p></p> <tr> <th>Key Accountabilities</th> <td><p>Experiment Creation</p> <ul> <li>Creates web applications to implement psychological experiments and collect resulting data.</li> <li>Designs user friendly front-end interfaces that are easily navigated and understandable by experiment participants.</li> <li>Deploys relational databases to capture, store, and organize experiment data.</li> <li>Implements data quality testing to ensure expected functionality of experiment applications.</li> <li>Flexibly designs web apps to accommodate changes as experimental design evolves.</li> <li>Notifies principal investigator of problems associated with experiments, measurements, or analyses and suggests changes to methods, procedures, or techniques as appropriate.</li> <li>Maintains documentation of code with extensive commenting and readme files in git repository.</li> </ul> <p>Other Programming Responsibilities</p> <ul> <li>Designs and implements web-based, self-serve, publicly available data products by utilizing existing experimental data from the lab.</li> <li>Collects and analyzes data resulting from experimentation/testing and presents findings to research teams.</li> <li>Prepares appropriate and understandable representations of data such as graphs, charts, tables, summaries, etc.</li> <li>Contributes to the preparation of scientific manuscripts by preparing graphs, tables, and charts, etc.</li> </ul></td> </tr> <tr> <th>--</th> <td>Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.</td> </tr> <tr> <th>--</th> <td>Performs other duties as assigned.</td> </tr> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/ygdx4dSb6nNECkAdF6oQW"> <p>PI115157400</p>

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Posted: 2019-11-04 Expires: 2019-12-05

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