[vslist] Computer Programmer, Center for Visual Neuroscience, North Dakota State University

Mark McCourt Mark.Mccourt at ndsu.nodak.edu
Thu Oct 14 19:42:57 GMT 2004


We seek one or more experienced computer programmers to assist faculty in
the North Dakota State University Center for Visual Neuroscience to develop
real-time data acquisition and stimulus control software to conduct
behavioral and electrophysiological experiments using human subjects.
Required qualifications include a Bachelors degree in Psychology, Computer
Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related discipline; experience with
writing real-time data acquisition and stimulus control software; experience
with Windows operating systems, Matlab, C/C++, Python or other programming
language providing real-time control of video graphics and data
input/output; knowledge of mathematics and engineering; excellent computer
skills; good interpersonal communication skills. Preferred qualifications
include knowledge of microcomputer hardware and microcomputer
maintenance/troubleshooting skills. Salary $40,000+ per year with excellent


Applicants should submit the following supporting documents to the Office of
Human Resources, PO Box 5345, Fargo, ND 58105 (see
http://www.ndsu.edu/jobs/broadbanded/ for details) by the close of business
on October 27, 2004: 1) cover letter; 2) current resume; and 3) names,
addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references. Veteran's
claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the screening
date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 and if claiming disabled
status, a current letter of disability. Informal inquiries can be directed
to  Mark.McCourt at ndsu.nodak.edu.



The newly established NDSU Center for Visual Neuroscience is funded by a
5-year $8.9M Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence grant from the
NIH/NCRR and will consist of 10 core research faculty members, as well as
numerous additional scientific and technical staff. Housed in over 2100 sq
ft. of remodeled space, the Center's core facilities will include two
168-channel high-density EEG systems for electrical brain mapping studies as
well as state-of-the-art driving simulator, immersive virtual reality, and
PC-based psychophysical laboratories with advanced eye-tracking capability.



North Dakota State University is enjoying a remarkable period of growth and
success. Located on the state's eastern border in Fargo, North Dakota's
largest city, NDSU is the state's Morrill Act land-grant institution. With
more than 12,000 students, NDSU encompasses a broad spectrum of curricular
offerings, scholarly activity and service. The university strives to be an
innovator in information systems, technology transfer, economic development
and lifelong learning. NDSU also is home to the state's first full NCAA
Division I athletic program. Innovative teaching and learning are conducted
in nine academic units: the Colleges of Agriculture, Food Systems and
Natural Resources; Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Business
Administration; Engineering and Architecture; Human Development and
Education; Pharmacy; Science and Mathematics; University Studies; and the
Graduate School. NDSU has 41 doctoral and professional programs, 51 master's
degree programs, one specialist degree, one professional degree and 105
baccalaureate majors. The university's latest addition is the new
75,800-square foot, five-story NDSU Downtown, which provides a cutting-edge
facility for art, architecture and landscape architecture students. A $10
million project renovated the century-old building to include studios,
classrooms, a wood shop, digital media room, gallery and an outdoor
sculpture area. 
NDSU employs almost 600 ranked faculty and lecturers, about 250 extension
educators and experiment station researchers, and more than 700 graduate
assistants and fellows. In total, the university has nearly 4,600 full-time
and part-time employees across the state. NDSU, which is one of two major
research universities in an 11-institution state university system, is
striving to substantially increase the number of international students
enrolled at the undergraduate and graduate levels. NDSU also serves people
across the state through continuing education and extension programs.


Named one of the most desirable places in the country to live by Money
magazine, Fargo is quickly earning a reputation as a great place to live.
Located in the rich farmlands of the Red River Valley, the Fargo-Moorhead
community has many qualities that contribute to this reputation, including
highly-respected educational opportunities K-12 through college, advanced
medical technology, a progressive business community, numerous cultural and
arts opportunities, a clean environment and good-hearted, friendly people. A
brochure on the statistics for Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of
1990 is available upon request in the Office of Human Resources. This
information will be made available in alternative format upon request by
contacting the hiring department. NDSU is an equal opportunity institution.





Mark E. McCourt, Ph.D.

Director, Center for Visual Neuroscience

Professor, Department of Psychology

North Dakota State University

Fargo, ND 58105-5075



Vox: 701-231-8625

Fax: 701-231-8426



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