Engineer (Multiple Positions) (UPDATED)

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Tucson, ARIZONA

Position Details

Position Information

Title Engineer (Multiple Positions) (UPDATED)
Department Orthopedic Surgery (0786)
Location UAHS - Tucson
Position Summary

Please Note: The number of vacancies has been updated from ‘One’ to ‘Multiple’. As a result the review date has been changed to 1/2/2020. Zong-Ming Li, PhD is seeking a research engineer for the Hand Research Laboratory in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery. The successful candidate will be passionate about perfecting techniques used in bio-mechanics research and dedicated to the principles associated with rigorous methodologies.

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 retirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Support the engineering functions including equipment use, safety, maintenance, and troubleshooting including performing engineering calculations to solve routine engineering problems.
  • Develop custom programs (LabVIEW, Matlab) for data collection and analyses.
  • Coordinate the troubleshooting and repair of equipment and/or troubleshoots systems and equipment and perform repairs.
  • Provide advice and assistance in the maintenance of a wide variety of instruments.
  • Requisition components and supplies for engineering projects, interacting with vendors to obtain price and product information.
  • Develop, update, and maintain documentation including lab equipment, drawings/schematics, and procedures.
  • Communicate with other lab members regarding research facilities, research questions, study design and results, processes for data collection, production, quality, and reliability.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Knowledge of engineering principles and procedures.
  • Skill in applying engineering principles and procedures.
  • Knowledge of equipment and systems in bio-mechanics and motion analysis.
  • Skill with LabVIEW and MatLab.
  • Ability to effectively communicate.
Minimum Qualifications

Please see the Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications below.

Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a related field AND two years of engineering or related experience; OR, six years of engineering or related experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficiency in LabVIEW and MatLab.
  • Proficiency with motion analysis.
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job Category Research
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
FLSA Exempt
Posted Rate of Pay $42,512 - $48,512 Annually, DOE
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S28110
Number of Vacancies Multiple
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Cynthia Fastje
[email protected]

Open Date 11/12/2019
Review Start Date 01/02/2020
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
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