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POST DATE 8/16/2016
END DATE 10/12/2016

Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Cambridge, MA

Cambridge, MA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


QualificationsBS or MS in mechanical engineering biomedical engineering or related field with laboratory experience in advanced fabrication and testing of biomedical devices. Strong written and oral communication is required. Candidate must be a U.S. citizen.

We seeking a motivated entry-level Biosystems Device Engineer to join our Biosystems and Tissue Engineering Group. Specifically the role requires design fabrication and testing of devices for use in our in vitro models advanced diagnostics and medical devices programs. The candidate will be expected to have a working knowledge of design tools and experience with advanced manufacturing methods and laboratory testing. Understanding of microfluidics is preferred. He/she will work with senior engineers to implement designs and work with biologists to test the devices with live cells and other media. We offer an atmosphere that fosters innovation individual contributions within a team environment intellectual freedom and creativity and an emphasis on career development.Responsibilities Design using solid modeling Understanding and ability to operate advanced manufacturing tools Interface with and knowledge of machine shop Basic concepts for microfluidic fabrication including options to outsource Hands-on skills to develop molding and assembly processes Ability to train and transfer molding and assembly processes and other skills to technicians Understanding of metrology tools to evaluate microfluidic devices and other mechanical devices Understanding of fluid mechanics as related to microfluidics Ability to design and develop in the LabView environment Technical communication skills Statistical analysis is a plus

Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or protected veteran status. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture.