Master’s degree required. PhD in Biomedical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or related field is preferred.
Minimum of 2 years experience working as an Engineer in a research setting preferred. Experience with start-up companies, specifically in understanding markets and development of innovations preferred. An ideal candidate would have software proficiency (MATLAB, SolidWorks, LabVIEW, etc.) and the languages supported by them to best communicate with their team. The successful candidate will provide technical expertise in a research laboratory at a comprehensive and independent level. Specific skill sets include literature research, testing customer segments and evaluation of market viability.
The Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery Simulation and Engineering for Surgical Education laboratory, is looking for an individual that can be an active participant in assisting in the development of current research projects to a marketable state. This individual will work closely with other researchers in the lab to manage and engineer the commercialization of simulators currently being used for research purposes. The enhancements of these innovations and successful marketing of these assessment and training tools will be a primary focus.
This position will also assist in the development of grant applications, compiling data, necessary IRB forms and the preparation and presentation of both research and marketing results. Conferring with responsible members of project staff as well as officials of outside agencies concerning funding, purpose, method and outcome of studies and research projects will be a primary focus for the selected candidate. In addition, this individual will be required to take on management duties that will include possible supervision of 1-3 people.