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Part-Time Research Assistant

Our team is currently seeking a student interested in participating in the development and testing of future generations of novel, real-time surgical tools. Applicants should have a strong interest in the surgical sciences and preclinical testing and should be a self-motivated team player who completes independent tasks and meets deadlines. Additionally, applicants should have a passion for medical research and the development of medical devices.


The Part-Time Research Assistant will support the company’s research and engineering staff on technical and clinical-related projects by designing experiments, conducting ex vivo tests of tissue detection prototypes, and performing data analysis. The Research Scientist will interact with the company’s engineering, quality systems, and clinical personnel, and they will gain significant experience working in a fast-paced startup environment and develop their research, organizational, and presentation skills. 


Note: At this time, we are not looking to hire full-time staff engineers.


Desired Qualifications

·  Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in biology, pursuing the pre-med track, or studying in a related field (e.g. other scientific discipline with a focus in medicine, medical devices, or biotechnology)

·  Experience with hyperspectral imaging is preferred

·  Research or clinical lab experience is required

·  Experience with authoring scientific reports and presentations

·  Ex vivo tissue and laboratory experience is preferred

·  Some knowledge of MATLAB

·  Porcine specimen (or other relevant animal model) dissection experience is preferred

·  Good verbal and written communication skills

·  Demonstrates excellent skills in organization, team dynamics, effective communication and prioritization of tasks

·  Authorized to work in the United States

·  Ability to commit 10-20 on-site hours per week for the duration of the Fall academic term