Research Engineer - Pediatric Surgery - Circuit Design Engineering

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
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Recommended qualifications:

Bachelors of Science in any engineering or technology discipline such as Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science.

Masters in any engineering or technology discipline, or substantial work experience relevant to the position.  Experience in medical research or development activities is desirable but not mandatory.  Experience with electronic circuit design and control systems using microcontrollers and/or LabVIEW system strongly preferred.  Experience in CAD/CAM systems helpful but not mandatory.


Desired minimum time commitment: 2 years, with work weeks of 40-60 hours, including travel to scientific and technical symposia.



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:

Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer and information science or other applied sciences.

Minimum Experience:

Two years experience in applied research or related field.

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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