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Entry-Level Research Engineer Position (Kessler Foundation, West Orange, NJ, USA)

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  • Entry-Level Research Engineer Position (Kessler Foundation, West Orange, NJ, USA)

    Kessler Foundation is seeking an entry-level engineer to participate in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of human movement data. This individual will work in the Center for Spinal Stimulation in West Orange, NJ as part of a scientific research team in translational research.

    Responsibilities may include the following (other duties may be assigned):
    • Assist in data collection for clinical research studies related to electrical stimulation.
    • Develop scripts (MATLAB and Python) to analyze and interpret the kinematics, kinetics, and physiological data.
    • Assist in maintaining laboratory equipment, computer software, and lab supplies.
    • Provide assistance to other engineers and research staff.
    • Strong written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Organize and update testing and training manuals and documents.
    Required Qualifications
    • Master's degree in engineering (biomedical or a related field).
    • Experience with human movement and electromyography (EMG) data, procedures, and analysis.
    • Strong programming skills in MATLAB and Python.
    • Demonstrated proficiency in computer skills, including statistical analysis and data management.
    Preferred Qualifications
    • Experience with motion-capture data-collection routines (calibration, data processing, etc.).
    • Experience in assisting with scientific manuscripts preparation.
    • Programming skills in C/C++ and LabVIEW.
    • Familiarity with basic electronic circuit design and electromechanical development.
    To apply
    Interested candidates please apply by September 30, 2020 by forwarding your cover letter and resume to:
    Gail Forrest, Ph.D.
    Director, Center for Spinal Stimulation, Kessler Foundation

    ** Please indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line **

    Due to limitations in resources, we regret that only candidates whose applications are brought forward for further consideration will be contacted. For selected applicants, letters of reference will be requested from three referees.