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Neural Modeling and Machine Learning Scientist

Malibu, CA, USA Req #284
Friday, December 18, 2020

Located in Malibu, California, HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art.

Scientist IV, Neural Modeling and Machine Learning

Primary job function is to develop, implement, and validate statistical and computational models that can interpret natural as well as stimulation-modulated brain activity at multiple time points to predict future behavioral performance in realistic memory tasks, as well as real-time pattern recognition algorithms for decoding high-density EEG signals.
Additional job functions include solving customer problems, writing invention disclosures, publishing papers, briefing customers, and assisting in marketing HRL expertise.

Research experience in one or more of the following areas: neural statistical modeling, closed-loop transcranial stimulation, brain-machine interfaces, and computational neuroscience.
Experience high-density EEG decoding, pattern recognition applied to brain/body signals, machine learning with very limited training data, and brain-machine interfaces.
Experience developing innovative solutions based upon the application of relevant research results from a wide variety of sources.

Background in one or more of the following areas: cognitive neuroscience, memory systems, neural modeling, statistical modeling, neurophysiology, and machine learning.
Proficiency in Matlab and/or C++ is required.
Any programming experience with high-performance computing will be a plus.

Good communication (verbal and written) skills, active participation in R&D team activities is required. Able and willing to occasionally travel.

Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, Computational Neuroscience, Bio-Statistics, and related fields

U.S. person status required.

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "U.S. Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. "U.S. Person" includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

HRL offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K match, gym facilities, PTO, growth potential, and an exciting and challenging work environment.
HRL Laboratories is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training or promoting, on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, U.S. military or protected veteran status, union membership, or political affiliation. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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