Research Engineer II in the Department of Biomedical Engineering

Position ID: 39310
Georgia Institute of Technology
Biomedical Engineering
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Research Engineer II

Description: The Margulies Lab at Georgia Institute of Technology & Emory University is seeking a Research Engineer II with a background in Device development to create noninvasive, objective methods for diagnosing mild traumatic brain injuries and data analysisMajor

Responsibilities & Experience:

  • Device development to create noninvasive, objective methods for diagnosing mild traumatic brain injuries and data analysis
  • Prior experience with device development, such as electronics, machining, 3-D printing, and/or coding is desired.
  • Primary role is to develop customized devices to perform eye tracking, pupillary response, and balance and gait measurements in a large animal model of TBI, as well as to assess effort and attention, and other multimodal functional metrics.
  • Mentor undergraduate and graduate students engaged in the lab
  • Work simultaneously on multiple projects, involving a diverse and interdisciplinary team of scientists
  • Prepare research proposals and manuscripts for submission to scientific journals and present research findings at scientific conferences

Basic Qualifications:

  • Education:  PhD in mechanical engineering, biomechanics, biomedical engineering or related field
  • Work Experience: 2+ years of postdoctoral fellowship experience preferred
  • Required Skills: Prior experience in device development and the ability to develop multimodal functional metrics & analysis; strong engineering fundamentals, high motivation, ability to work on multiple projects, and excellent communication skills are mandatory

Application Procedures:

Interested candidates should send a CV/Resume and Cover Letter to

Valencia Cantrell

BME, HR Consultant

The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

About the Department

The Georgia Tech / Emory Medical School biomedical engineering department is ranked #1 and #3 for undergraduate and graduate studies, respectively. It is located in the heart of Atlanta, which is a thriving, diverse, exciting, and welcoming city. Atlanta has major cultural, professional, and athletic institutions. It also has one of the largest economic outputs in the United States. Atlanta is filled with distinct, local neighborhoods, and inundated with local shopping and art districts. Atlanta is connected by bike paths, which is important, since this ‘city in a forest’ has excellent weather.

Georgia Tech is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Georgia Tech is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Consistent with its obligations under federal law, each company that is a federal contractor or subcontractor is committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans.

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Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
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University System of Georgia
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278 Brooks Hall
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7912
Fax: (706) 542-2822


Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Tafara Makaya, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Kristopher Bolden, Assistant Director

Thomas Brazzle, System Coordinator