Biomedical Engineer - Medical Device Designer (Fixed Term Contract)

Updated: 9 months ago
Deadline: 28 Nov 2019

Biomedical Engineer - Medical Device Designer (Fixed Term Contract up to 31st July 2020)

Location:  MET Technology Gateway, Galway – Mayo Institute of Technology, Dublin Rd Campus, Galway, Ireland.

Duration:  Fixed term contract up to 31st July 2020

Funder: Enterprise Ireland. This project is co – funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) under Irelands European Structural and Investment Funds Programme 2014 – 2020.   Ref: Commercialisation Fund CF – 2017 – 0676 - P

Project Title:   Development of a medical device for heart failure treatment.

GMIT’s Medical Engineering Technology Gateway integrates a multidisciplinary team of researchers collaborating to provide clinically inspired solutions to clinicians and the MedTech Sector. GMIT’s MET Gateway delivers unique research, design and development to advance pre-clinically relevant in vitro simulators that replicate various parts of the human anatomy. This commercialisation fund is the “Development of a novel endovascular device for heart failure treatment”. Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates with engineering, post- doctoral and /or industrial research experience for this fixed term position as a Biomedical Engineer to work in the MET Technology Gateway at Galway – Mayo Institute of Technology, Galway Campus.

Key Responsibilities

• Working on a fully instrumented test system for simulating physiological flow conditions within heart failure cases and to accommodate the delivery of a medical device to assess the haemodynamic performance of a novel device for heart failure.

• Design for manufacturability.

• Engage in the procurement of suppliers.

• Provide design inputs into the proposed medical device solution.

• Advancing the technical device development in line with commercialisation strategy.

• Maintain laboratory notebooks, research records and generate technical reports and data as required by the management team.

• Attend regular meetings with project team and other stakeholders.

• Ensure that project work is performed in line with Health and Safety and other relevant Institute policies.

• Maintain confidentiality of all background IP, foreground IP, and research results emerging form this project.

• Engage and communicate with other stakeholders.

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