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Engineer, Electrical - Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Part Time)

at University of Arizona

Posted: 10/30/2019
Job Status: Full Time,Part Time
Job Reference #: A24212

Job Description

The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology is recruiting for an Engineer with experience in Optical and Electrical Engineering. The ideal candidate will have strong research background in Optical and Electrical Engineering with experience in Software Development. Research experience backed by peer-reviewed publication in an engineering and optical field is needed. The task will involve the development of novel Imaging Devices designed to function inside living organs. Knowledge and experience with the development of electronic devices and software such as MatLab, C++ is needed. The selected candidate will work with other engineers and physicians to develop and test a fully functioning imaging system. Ample opportunities for academic growth, mentorship, and career path development would be provided.

This research project is expected to have an end date of August 31, 2020.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Skill / Requirements

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lead the design and construction of an imaging system, including software, with other engineers and research personnel.
  • Test the imaging system in the laboratory and assist with testing in animals.
  • Oversee and help write software to control the optical, imaging, and mechanical aspects of the system.
  • Troubleshoot problems with other members of the research team.
  • Assist with mechanical and optical engineering tasks.
  • Bench test device, collect and summarize images and data.
  • Write scientific and technical reports for publication.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Knowledge and experience in electrical engineering, optics, software development.
  • Experience with the development of novel technologies, device construction, and testing, use, and development of software (MatLab, C++).
  • Skill in summarizing technical and engineering data and writing scientific manuscripts for publication.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and one year of industry experience appropriate to the area of assignment; OR,
  • Any equivalent combination of experience, training, and education.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Engineering or related field AND three years of engineering or relevant experience.
  • MS in Engineering with eight years of engineering or related experience.

FLSATo Be DeterminedFull Time/Part TimePart TimeNumber of Hours Worked per Week24Job CategoryComputer, Engineering and TechnicalBenefits EligibleYes - Full BenefitsPosted Rate of PayDOEType of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As a Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we find a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values students, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Important Notes

  • FLSA To Be Determined
  • Full Time/Part TimePart TimeNumber of Hours Worked per Week 24
  • Job Category Computer, Engineering, and TechnicalBenefits EligibleYes - Full Benefits Posted Rate of Pay DOE
  • Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)