1. Participates in the planning, conceiving, designing and implementation of highly specialized state of the art instrumentation equipment and apparatus for a multi-faceted research project 2. Solves engineering and design problems to ensure that equipment meets the objective of the study 3. Develops reports and proposals for research project outlining machinery available, direction of the design, and development of new instrumentation. 4. Determines available resources such as electrical and mechanical components and equipment. 5. Develops cost and time estimates for specific equipment design. Ensures time and cost estimates are met. 6. Supervises and monitors work of professionals and solicits consulting work from outside labs 7. Manages quality control of work performed on research projects. 8. Teaches research support theories and design. 9. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Preferred proficiency in Computer Aided Design and CNC manufacturing. Preferred experience with microprocessor coding (Arduino) and control. Experience working congenially with students and faculty members in managing the access to and use of the laboratory resources. Bachelor's degree or advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Preferred proficiency in Computer Aided Design and CNC manufacturing. Preferred experience with microprocessor coding (Arduino) and control. Experience working congenially with students and faculty members in managing the access to and use of the laboratory resources. Bachelor's degree or advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Required Skill/ability 5: Familiarity with computer-based data acquisition and control. Familiar with laboratory safety requirements and procedures. Willingness and interest in learning about new experimental techniques, computer coding, and engineering technologies.
Posting Position Title: Research Support Specialist 4
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to maintain and operate laboratory equipment, including basic biomedical, mechanical, electrical, and chemical components.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Research Support Specialist IV
Required Skill/ability 1: Familiar with fundamental physical and engineering principles typical of experiments in undergraduate and graduate laboratory courses.
Required Skill/ability 4: Familiar with basic machine shop tools. Ability to supervise machine shop when the machinist is absent and ability to support machine shop activities during peak loads.
Required Skill/ability 2: Engineering design skills. Proficient in the design, fabrication, and implementation of engineering projects.
Bachelor's Degree in a related field and five years of related experience in a research development facility or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 63904BR
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