Open date: June 21, 2023
Most recent review date: Thursday, Jul 20, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Thursday, Jun 20, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The Department of Biomedical Engineering invites applications from qualified candidates for one or more Assistant Specialist positions in the laboratory of Professor Karen Moxon.
NATURE AND PURPOSE
The position of Specialist has a narrow focus in a specialized area and provides technical or specialized expertise in the planning and execution of a research project. The Specialist stays apprised of emerging issues and problems and maintains technical competence in the designated area(s) of specialization. Within this defined area and when appropriate, the Specialist is expected to provide leadership, facilitate teamwork and develop collaborative relationships with colleagues and to supply input into the planning of research and educational programs. Normally, Specialists do not have Principal Investigator (PI) status but may obtain permission by exception and/or collaborate with a PI in preparing research proposals for extramural funding.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DESIGNATED AREAS OF EXPERTISE
RESEARCH IN SPECIALIZED AREAS (80% EFFORT)
A. Data and quantitative analysis of biological data. This includes carrying out existing workflows and using existing custom designed scripts, coding, software, analysis and visualization tools as well as designing new ones. Evaluation of performance in research activities will be documented by the following:
1) Publications that acknowledge the significant and meaningful contribution to the work.
2) Quality and timeliness of month and quarterly reports.
3) Active dissemination of information and data through presentations at national and international conferences, workshops and symposia.
4) Publishing of a codebase that describes the new capabilities.
PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE AND ACTIVITY (15% EFFORT)
1) Participate in appropriate professional/technical societies or groups and other educational and research organizations.
2) Review research proposals, journal manuscripts, and publications related to area of expertise.
UNIVERSITY AND PUBLIC SERVICE (5% EFFORT)
1) Participate in activities of committees within the department, college, campus and other University entities, as appropriate.
POSITION AVAILABLE/CLOSING DATE
As openings occur, appointments are made contingent upon availability of funding. The posting will remain open to accommodate Moxon lab needs.
Applicants must have a master's degree, or a bachelor’s degree plus three or more years of related research experience in computer science, engineering, or related discipline, or be enrolled in a master's degree program. Applicants who possess a Ph.D. or equivalent are considered overqualified for an Assistant Specialist position.
Experience with biological data analysis, specifically hemodynamics.
Must have a bachelor’s degree plus three or more years of related research experience or possess a master's degree by date of hire.
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