Neural Data Scientist - NIH - Bethesda, MD

Neural Data Scientist - NIH - Bethesda


Kelly Government Solutions is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers.  Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health, Kelly Government Solutions offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with one of the most prestigious research organizations in the world.  We are currently seeking a Neural Data Scientist to work onsite with the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.  

This is a long-term contract position which offers:
- Competitive salary with comprehensive benefit package
- Opportunity to work at NIH, the world's foremost medical research center
- Learn more about what Kelly can do for you at


TASKS. The contractor shall:

  • Collaborate with staff on projects to understand the way information is represented by neuronal activity in the brain.
  • Work with staff to conceptualize, design, execute, analyze and present experiments.
  • Develop software to run experiments, in an appropriate development language.
  • Develop software to analyze data, for use by laboratory members.
  • Develop analyses to determine, from data, the representation of sensory information.
  • Design experiments based on model results to confirm the predictions of the models.
  • Develop and refine new experimental protocols.
  • Develop software, model code and analysis code, including code, intermediate outputs and final output figures.
  • Organize and maintain analysis code using networked version control software.
  • Build machine learning models that replicate aspects of brain function.
  • Interface with other personnel in the group with expertise in optogenetics and neurophysiology in order to facilitate the completion of the experiments.
  • Analyze, tabulate and prepare data for presentation at scientific meetings and for publication in the peer-reviewed literature.
  • Attend laboratory meetings; make presentations based on results and findings.
  • Train summer and Post-bac students in relevant tasks.


REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of related experience in an industry or academic setting.
  • Strong communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills.



Note that the phone number for our NIH branch is not listed.  Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls.  All qualified candidates will be contacted.

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