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Senior Microfluidics Engineer

Company: Draper
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,800 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit.Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities.If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now/careers.Equal Employment OpportunityDraper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to bean affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Draper is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please contact hr@.Draper is seeking a motivated laboratory researcher to contribute to the design and execution of biological and analytical studies to support R&D programs across a spectrum of government and commercial sponsors. We are developing novel technologies at the interface between biology, chemistry, and engineering, with a particular emphasis on leveraging our groundbreaking advances in microfluidic systems for applications ranging from diagnostics to biomolecular synthesis.This opportunity will emphasize skills and experience with microfluidic device design and testing, and will benefit from experience and working knowledge of biochemical, cellular, and molecular analysis techniques. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, observant, collaborative and dedicated. We offer an atmosphere that fosters innovation, individual contributions within a team environment, intellectual freedom and creativity, and an emphasis on career development. Responsibilities:Design, model, fabricate, and characterize technologies and devices for interfacing microfluidics and electronics.Develop and execute laboratory research plans that support project goals and milestones.Experimental design, assay execution, troubleshooting, and data analysis for studies that involve technologies at the convergence of biology and engineering.Document, present, and provide written reports of results.Lead teams of engineers in development of new devices and technologies.Assist with development of internal capabilities by providing technical expertise.Generate project concepts and contribute to proposal development for a range of sponsors.The position will involve hands-on laboratory work in addition to coordination and supervision of lab staff and resources. EducationPhD or MS with 2 or more years of experience in Biomedical, Chemical, Mechanical or related Engineering disciplinesExperienceExpertise in microfabrication techniques and technologies, including experience in microfluidic device design, fabrication and testing is required.Expertise in computational modeling including knowledge of fluid mechanics and structural mechanics is preferred.Working knowledge and understanding of biochemical, cell and molecular analysis techniques is preferred.Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.This position requires the ability to acquire and maintain a US government security clearance; existing clearance is strongly preferred.

Keywords: Draper, Cambridge , Senior Microfluidics Engineer, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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