Part-time Research Technician - Biomedical Engineering

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Work type: Staff Part Time
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Biomedical Engineering
Categories: Technical, Research

General Summary of Position:

The Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Lowell is searching for a part-time Research Technician. The successful candidate will assist in research and administrative tasks in the Light Dynamics Lab. These include basic lab maintenance and procurement, assisting with the research projects, and student/staff onboarding. The position is expected to start on May 1, 2024. 

Essential Job Duties:

  •  Assist in procuring lab equipment and optical components and contribute to lab setup, lab manual preparation, and lab safety oversight.
  • Contribute to the design, development, and validation of optical sensors and imaging devices.
  • Conducting experiments for validation and testing, performing, and managing clinical studies.
  • Process acquired images and visualize the data, assist with preparing the manuscript figures and drafting the text. Help with preparing grant applications and progress reports.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • B.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or a related technical discipline (M.Sc. is preferred)
  • Experience in prototyping and device fabrication. Demonstrated competence in research techniques and methodologies. Experience in programming languages such as MATLAB and/or Python
  • Solid understanding of common engineering instrumentation skills, experience with the management of Engineering Projects

Additional Considerations:

  • High level of technical proficiency 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applicants is received.

This is a temporary, non-unit, non-benefited position and is contingent upon funding. If there is mutual interest, there may be an option for the candidate if admitted to the graduate program in the Biomedical Engineering program and continue as a research assistant, while pursuing a PhD.   

Please include a CV and cover letter with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required at the time of application.  


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