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Medical Science & Computing (MSC), a Dovel company
Bethesda, Maryland
Start date
Sep 27, 2022

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Clinical, Clinical Research, Science/R&D
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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Job Details

We are currently searching for a Researcher to provide support services to satisfy the overall operational objectives of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) such as coordinating research protocols for movement disorders including dystonia and operating policies and procedures as they pertain to EEG and TMS. The primary objective is to provide services and deliverables through performance of support services. This opportunity is full-time, and it is on site in Bethesda, MD.


Duties & Responsibilities

• Draft and produce reports, briefings, and other materials for discussion with staff.• Prepare charts and figures for presentations and reports.• Attend laboratory meetings, present findings to staff.• Attend conferences and seminars; read literature to remain current in related information.• Interact with administrative staff on management and procurement issues.• Perform both routine and specialized laboratory procedures of moderate to high complexity.• Perform fundamental procedures required for research projects.• Conduct data storage, and record keeping.• Record and interpret experimental data.• Collect and analyze data; organize spreadsheets; prepare graphs, reports, summaries, and illustrations for use and tracking of protocol activity.• Prepare, maintain, document, and operate research tools and technologies.• Perform trouble shooting of equipment; document actions required to resolve problem and initiate corrective action as needed.• Conduct and coordinate operations in research laboratory, including space, equipment use and scheduling.• Inventory laboratory supplies and equipment, make recommendations and prepare purchase requests.• Interpret experimental techniques and procedures; prepare reports on data results.• Conduct computerized searches of library references, scientific publications, and other databases; extract, consolidate and organize pertinent materials.• Review and discuss the results of experiments; propose and discuss possible new experiments.• Collaborate with staff on planning and executing plans for the development of new research protocols and tools.• Cross reference research data; conduct comparative analysis.• Provide training in laboratory experiments to post-doctoral fellows and technicians.• Interact with students, post-doctoral fellows and non-doctoral research technicians on experimental design and laboratory-based methodologies.• Provide training to other personnel on specialized procedures, methodologies, etc.• Maintain logbooks, records, and computerized files. • Archive, retrieve and compile data as requested. • Collaborate with the staff in the filing and storing of reports and maintenance of record library. • Schedule testing and clinic appointments; initiate medical records; make admission room reservations in the absence of staff. • Train the fellows in the Section on neurophysiological testing procedures, including ear plug insertion training. • Maintain Safety Management of laboratories; act as the Safety officer for the Section; perform periodic safety checks.• Maintain laboratory to Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) standards. • Work with the Biomedical Engineer to maintain the IT HMCS infrastructure.• Maintain inventory of laboratory equipment and trouble-shoot equipment in case of malfunction. • Arrange maintenance contracts as needed and maintenance when required. • Work with Biomedical Engineer to maintain MATLAB, neuroscan and spss licenses; order licenses and other supplies through electronic ordering (POTS). • Coordinate the initiation of research study protocol, operating policies, and procedures as they pertain to EEG. • Perform physiological studies that will add to the fundamental knowledge of the advancement of human health. • Perform physiological studies to understand the relationship between the brain and the peripheral nervous system, study how brain activities impact function. • Investigate the science behind improving outpatient procedures; work on improving technology; spend time with patients to assess ailments while working with the medical team. • Independently obtain satisfactory recordings of electroencephalograms (EEG) and evoked potentials in neurological patients on an inpatient or outpatient basis; perform specialized motor-control-studies.• Provide information about the procedure to the patient and/or the referring physicians and scientists; obtain applicable patient history and information necessary for the interpretation of tests; consider special needs for different patient population and maintain patient confidentiality. • Review all records and make necessary notations before submitting them for interpretation; check all recordings before the patient leaves the laboratory. • Perform or assist physicians in obtaining physiological studies including blink reflex testing, tremor evaluation, myoclonus evaluation, sensory temporal discrimination threshold testing, and other related electrophysiological testing. • Coordinate the collection and analysis of research data and analysis systems; ensure that all records are complete. • Work with neurologists, neurophysiologists, and other professional staff members to gather and prepare material for publication and illustration. • Attend conferences and seminars; read literature to remain current in recording techniques, infection, and diagnostic information.• Maintain current CPR and infection-control-certification.• Keep informed of protocol and pharmacological studies in development. • Utilize the computer-based system (CRIS), receiving examination requisition and retrieving patient information needed for examinations. • Maintain equipment and ensure that the examining rooms are in sanitary and proper working order. • Stock the laboratory with necessary supplies; perform inventories of supplies and submit purchase orders to always ensure adequate supplies. • Understand appropriate calibration and troubleshooting techniques. • Understand infection-control-guidelines and equipment regulations.






  • Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Sciences or similar disclipine
  • At least three (3) years of clinical research experience


  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Inventory management
  • Manuscript writing
  • Electrophysiology
  • Ordering supplies
  • Data presentation
  • Data analysis
  • SOP writing
  • Outlook
Company Description

Dovel Technologies and its Family of Companies (Medical Science & Computing and Ace Info Solutions) was acquired in October 2021.


Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies.


Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.


Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance, including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.


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Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse, and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.




Medical Science & Computing (MSC), a Dovel company, is a trusted government partner that blends deep domain expertise with advanced technologies to help our customers solve complex problems that improve, protect, and save lives. The Dovel Family of Companies combine entrepreneurial spirit, customer focus, and an outcomes-based approach to support agency missions in health IT, life sciences, public safety, and grants management. 

MSC has long supported Federal health organizations like the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and applies deep understanding of missions, goals, and operations to discover and implement innovative approaches for streamlining and disseminating research efforts, enhancing knowledge sharing, and improving public health. 

Together, Dovel and MSC offer a diverse set of complex biomedical, scientific, and technology services, coupled with attentive and purpose-driven program management to serve mission critical organizations and drive meaningful change in the world.


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