Associate Staff Engineer

Maryland, United States
 $51,975 - $71,497
26 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
26 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Req ID:  15316

Associate Staff Engineer

A Staff Engineering position is available at the I-STAR Lab at Johns Hopkins University. The candidate will develop, implement, and support activities in translational research in imaging. The candidate will be part of a research team working on several ongoing projects including but not limited to image-guided surgery, 3D image reconstruction, image registration, and machine learning methods applied to image analysis. Design and conducting experiments in consultation with faculty in the I-STAR Lab. Evaluate the status of ongoing research activities on these projects (and similar ones at I-STAR), and will make recommendations on the project regarding design choices, testing protocols, experimental design, and data analysis. 

Specific duties & responsibilities:

  • Provide mechanical, electrical and systems engineering support to the I-STAR group, including design, specifications, manufacturing and component selection, assembly and system commissioning.
  • Assist with research on 3D imaging and image registration.
  • Assist with research on computer vision systems related to image-guided surgery.
  • Assist with experimentation and prototypes involving robotic surgery systems. 
  • Provide mechanical, electrical, and systems engineering support related to mobile C-arms for 3D imaging and image-guided surgery
  • Assist with CAD design work, image segmentation and conversion to CAD, and 3D printing tasks within the group. 
  • Assist with meeting deliverable requirements of research projects.
  • Assists with general annual lab safety inspections.
  • Facilitate shipping and receiving of items for the I-STAR lab.
  • Assist with support for the multiple PACS workstations.


MS degree in Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, or a closely related field.  At least 1 year experience in a research environment.  Experience working on multidisciplinary teams.  Experience in preparing manuscripts for scientific publications. Experience with design of innovative technology.  Working knowledge of computer programming language(s) – Matlab, C++, Python, and/or CUDA.  Working knowledge of CAD, basic machining and/or 3D printing.

Classified Title: Associate Staff Engineer 
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD
Salary:  $51,975 - $71,497
Status:  Full-Time
Department name: 10002765-SOM BME Biomedical Imaging Science 
Work Schedule/Hours: Monday through Friday 
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus 
Personnel area: School of Medic

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