Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Works under the direction of a faculty member. Provides expertise in the design, operation and analysis of experiments or research projects in areas such as chemistry, biology, psychology, sociology, mathematics, statistics, computer science, physics, optometry, all fields of engineering, etc. May prepare samples for testing. Performs advanced testing procedures and performs analyses of data. Prepares reports. Makes uses of a variety of specialized equipment typical within area of specialization. May contribute to grant proposal development.Ensures experiments or research efforts are performed according to specifications. May make recommendations to changes in procedures, processes, or experimental design. May prepare and/or edit research papers, proposals and reports.Possesses, understands, and applies a comprehensive knowledge that crosses fields of specialization. Understands and uses effective management techniques.
Duties: Designs, operates and analyzes large experiments or research projects. May serve asliaison with other areas of specialization to obtain support or technical expertise for projects. Recommends major changes in procedures or processes for research investigations. May personally conduct important and/or technically complex investigations.
Supervision: Operates with considerable latitude for unreviewed action. Provides direction and supervision of graduate or undergraduate research assistants involved in experiments or research.
Doctoral in Electrical Engineering or related field.
1 year of experience.
Good programming skills
Experience in writing proposals.
Strong publication record.
Additional Posting Information:
(Anticipated start date: 06/01/19) The Robot Swarm Control lab and Magnetic Manipulation lab are searching for a strong Research Associate candidate.We are searching for a candidate with experience as a research mentor. A top candidate would have experience in electromagnetics, power systems, CAD, prototyping, motion control of robots and a passion for swarms of robots. Top candidates will also have strong publication record and experience in writing proposals.The candidate will be in charge of leading research on miniature magnetic swimmers. The candidate will work with students to advance the state of the art of magnetic actuation for medical applications and share results through conference presentations and journal papers. The candidate will also guide students to successfully achieve projects related to the control of swarms of robots.Experience with real-time computation and computer vision as well as previous collaborations with medical professionals would be appreciated.
Internal Number: STA004423
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