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UT Health Research Engineer - Neurosurgery -Translational Biomimetic Bioelectronics Lab - animal in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Research Engineer - Neurosurgery -Translational Biomimetic Bioelectronics Lab - animal

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas



McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 210000C3

Position Summary:

The Translational Biomimetic Bioelectronics Lab is looking for a Research Engineer to perform research and development of novel neurosurgical and neurotechnology tools. This role requires a breadth of activity typical of biomedical and electrical engineering labs described below.

Research experience, biomedical and/or electrical engineering background and skills. Opportunity to work gain multidisciplinary experience performing research and developing novel neurosurgical and neurotechnology tools.

Neurosurgery -Translational Biomimetic Bioelectronics Lab


FUll Time

TMC location

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Analyzes research results (signal processing, machine learning, visualization)

  2. Designs and assembles advanced chronic neurophysiology assemblies

  3. Electronics assembly via soldering ball bonding

  4. Performs animal surgeries, including neurophysiology

  5. Researches new neuroscience methods and develops those methods in our lab

  6. Presents findings and communicates results to PI and lab

  7. Performs other duties as assigned


Ability to undertake complex and challenging projects.

Excellent research and problem solving skills.

Ability to use computer systems or specified equipment that is essential for the related areas.

Ability to interact with scientists and researcher from other disciplines is crucial.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to work independently and as a member of a multidisciplinary team.

Minimum Education:

Bachelors degree in biomedical engineering, material science, mechanical engineering, or any engineering degree and appropriate interest in medical devices.

Minimum Experience:

Two years experience in applied research or related field. May substitute required experience with equivalent years of education beyond the minimum education requirement.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

This position may include work involving potentially hazardous chemical, biological or radioactive agents.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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