Application Developer A

Pennsylvania, United States
05 May 2020
End of advertisement period
05 Jul 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

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Job Profile Title

Application Developer A  

Job Description Summary

The candidate will work with scientists in a research laboratory on software development and testing in the Fang-Yen laboratory in the Department of Bioengineering.  

Job Description

The candidate will work with postdoctoral fellows and graduate students on research projects in the Fang-Yen laboratory in the Department of Bioengineering (  Responsibilities will include developing and testing software, conducting experiments, and collecting and analyzing data.  Proficiency with C++ is required.  Some experience with electronics, image processing, Python, and Matlab is desirable.  Opportunities for mentored independent research projects and co-authorship on publications are available. Position is contingent on continued grant funding.

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  

Department / School

School of Engineering and Applied Science  

Pay Range

$20.00 - $50.13  

Affirmative Action Statement 

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Special Requirements 

Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.