Research Engineer

Massachusetts, United States
18 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

RESEARCH ENGINEERInstitute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES)-Chung Lab, to support research in the Chung lab, finding solutions to improve its technologies and processes. Will undertake engineering design, fabrication, and quality control in support of the lab’s new specialized research instruments.

The Chung Lab is an interdisciplinary research team devoted to developing and applying novel technologies (e.g., CLARITY) for integrative and comprehensive understanding of large-scale complex biological systems. Specifically, it develops a host of methods that enable rapid extraction of system-wide structural, molecular, and genomic information from intact tissues. Furthermore, it combines these technologies with physiological and behavioral approaches to study function and dysfunction of mammalian brain as well as other organs. The Chung Lab hopes that its novel techniques provide unforeseen opportunities for deeper understanding of biological systems.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  a master’s degree in biomedical engineering or related field; three years of device design and fabrication experience; ability to work both independently and as part of a team; meticulous attention to detail; excellent written and verbal communication skills; solid organizational and planning skills; self-motivation; and the ability to troubleshoot experiments independently, multitask, carefully document work in written records, and work in a fast-paced and dynamic research environment. Knowledge of Python a plus.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.