Bioelectronic/Sr Neuro Research Scientist (Biomedical Engineer IV)

Battelle Memorial Institute

Columbus, OH

Columbus, OH, US
Columbus, OH
30+ days ago
Battelle delivers when others can’t. We conduct research and development, manage national laboratories, design and manufacture products and deliver critical services for our clients—whether they are a multi-national corporation, a small start-up or a government agency.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.


We are currently seeking a Sr Neurotechnology Research Scientist (Biomedical Engineer IV) to serve as Principal Investigator (PI) on a one or more neurotechnology related projects, such as closed-loop bioelectronic medicine for cardiovascular health and/or next-generation neural interfaces. This position is located in Columbus, OH . (On-site Tuesday-Thursday and remote Monday and Friday.)

Battelle’s Medical Device Solutions Business Line is hired by external companies from startups to Fortune 100 to assist them with their product development needs. Clients choose to work with us because of a proven track record for developing innovative and marketable solutions to challenging technical problems. A significant portion of our work is focused on developing medical devices. This has included projects for mass produced drug delivery devices, immunodiagnostic systems, surgery tools, large scale imaging systems, and more. Regardless of whether the device is in the user’s hands or part of a larger system of care, they all are driven by the same ambition - to positively affect the user’s health outcome.


+ Develop the fundamental science and understanding of novel neurotechnologies

+ Design and lead clinical, pre-clinical and laboratory neurotechnology studies

+ Propose and lead neurotechnology tasks and programs within defined scope, schedule and budget

+ Lead product development of neural technology sub-systems, including for example neural assistive and neural rehabilitative systems

+ Analyze complex neural data making use of signal processing techniques

+ Design software to interface with and process real time position sensor data

+ Shape and influence our neurotechnology research projects, team, intellectual property, and publications


+ Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, or related discipline relevant to neurotechnology, neuromodulation AND 5+ years of relevant experience.

+ Applicants for this position must be a U.S. Person, as defined by U.S. export control laws.

+ Focus on encoding or decoding of neural signals.

+ Evidence of thought leadership in neurotechnology as indicated by publications in refereed journals, conference presentations, patents, and/or technology commercialization.

+ Excellent technical writing skills as demonstrated by strong first-author journal publications and grant proposals

+ Experience managing technical tasks within interdisciplinary research and/or product development teams.

+ Demonstrated independent thought and ability to identify and resolve problems associated with the development and implementation of complex technologies.

+ Flexibility and agility to adapt to change while maintaining quality delivery to stakeholders.

+ Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills


+ Understanding of the technical and regulatory requirements and processes associated with medical device development is a plus.

+ Experience in advanced neural signal processing with machine learning algorithms is a plus

+ Experience with running clinical studies and knowledge of IRB regulations is a plus



Battelle’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.

_As a condition of employment, Battelle will inquire about COVID vaccination status, and in the event that vaccinations are mandated at a work location (including client site and Battelle sites) we expect all candidates to comply with these required safety protocols._

_Battelle is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact_ _recruiting@battelle.org_ _._

_Battelle provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle._

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