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
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
Position Key Accountabilities:
Analyzes research results (signal processing, machine learning, visualization)
Designs and assembles advanced chronic neurophysiology assemblies
Electronics assembly via soldering ball bonding
Performs animal surgeries, including neurophysiology
Researches new neuroscience methods and develops those methods in our lab
Presents findings and communicates results to PI and lab
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.
Bachelors degree in biomedical engineering, material science, mechanical engineering, or any engineering degree and appropriate interest in medical devices.
Two years experience in applied research or related field. May substitute required experience with equivalent years of education beyond the minimum education requirement.
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.
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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