Research Assistant - COE

Updated: 1 day ago
Location: Detroit, MICHIGAN
Job Type: FullTime

Posting Number
Position Title
Research Assistant - COE  
Number of Vacancies
05 - College of Engineering  
Primary Department
H0513-Biomedical Engineering  
Essential Functions (Job Duties)
An opening is available for a Research Assistant/Biomedical Engineer to develop and manage research projects in the area of injury biomechanics. The successful candidate will be expected to develop detailed research plans, perform impact testing involving mechanical and electronic setups, manage internal/external resources to achieve project objectives, interface with sponsors and standard setting organizations.
Essential Functions:
Manage research projects through all stages including: concept, implementation, setup and impact testing, analysis and dissemination.
Specifically, the candidate would be responsible for assisting in the preparation of grants/proposals to secure funding from outside sources, implementation of research in the laboratory setting, setup mechanical and electronic tests, conduct experiments, analysis of data using a variety of software packages, and formulation of final report.
Assist in the management of student assistants and technicians.
Interface with researchers, outside clients, and academic personnel.
Prepare reports and presentations for both internal and external
Stay current with advances in injury biomechanics.
Attend technical meetings and participate in activities of technical
Societies as appropriate.
Provide technical assistance to senior researchers and academic personnel.
Unique Duties
Bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering.
Knowledge of instrumentation, impact testing and computational analysis of data preferred.
Excellent oral/written communication skills and interpersonal skills
Preferred Qualifications
Testing Requirements
Not Applicable  
Test Scheduling
Working Conditions
Job Type
Job Category
Research Assistants/Associates  

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Reposting Reason:
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