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Functional Neurosurgery Bioengineer
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Date Posted Jun. 7, 2019
Title Functional Neurosurgery Bioengineer
University University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE, United States
Department Department of Neurosurgery
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Biomedical Engineering/Biomedical Sciences

The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), Department of Neurosurgery, is conducting a search for a Functional Neurosurgery Bioengineer with research and primary clinical responsibilities at UNMC and Nebraska Medicine, in Omaha, NE.

The Functional Neurosurgery Bioengineer (FNB) has the primary responsibility for the development and implementation of the technology support for the neurosurgical interventions of the Functional Neurosurgery Service. This support includes the services of the following: Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) and Movement Disorders Program, Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) and Surgical Epilepsy Program, Neuro-Oncology Functional Cortical Mapping Program, and Functional MRI Neuroimaging Program. Additionally, the FNB will participate in research program development for the Functional Neurosurgery Service

Successful applicant will possess a Ph.D. in neurobiology, computational neuroscience, bioengineering, or related field; have a strong computational background with computer programming proficiency (Python and MATLAB required); strong written and verbal communication skills. Preferred: Experience in functional MRI acquisition and post-processing; experience in neurophysiology, including analysis of real data such as microelectrode recordings, analysis of spike and local field potential data.

This faculty position with the Department of Neurosurgery will enjoy competitive compensation and benefits package commensurate with qualifications. For more information, please contract Jon Nguyen at

Applications are being accepted online at Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

  • UNMC does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy,
    sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran
    status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment.

    UNMC complies with all local, state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination, including
    Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex.

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Contact Information

  • Jonathan Nguyen
    Department of Neurosurgery
    University of Nebraska Medical Center
    982035 Nebraska Medical Center
    Omaha, NE 68198-2035
  • 402-836-9407
  • 4025597779


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