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Research Scientist II (S00406P)

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type and major.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number S00406P
Position Title Research Scientist II (S00406P)
Department UTARI_UTA RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Location Ft. Worth
Job Family Research
Position Status Full-time
Work Hours Standard
Work Schedule
Open to External and Internal
FLSA
Salary Open (negotiable depending on qualifications)
Duration Funding expected to continue
Pay Basis Monthly
Benefits Eligible Yes
Job Summary

Full-time research position assisting with research and development projects that include design and execution as well as supporting new grant/contract opportunities. Role may include assisting in establishing and developing collaborative partnerships, contributing to defining the research scope of the Division, providing some project management, and contributing to patentable ideas and patent applications. Majority of activities will involve lab work (experimental and theoretical). Perform job duties under some direct supervision.
General Requirements:
• Document work / keep accurate records
• Present findings/results through both oral and written communication to internal and external customers
• Able to multi-task, collaboratively work in interdisciplinary teams, work on projects independently
• Maintain awareness of current technological advancements related to your field
• Work with other units within UTARI and UTA as needed

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

1. Specific technical duties/responsibilities for this role:
• Design and develop devices for biomedical applications
• System design and integration
• Testing of systems and devices
• Statistical analysis and design of experiments
2. Identify relevant funding opportunities; contribute to writing efforts (proposals, publications, reports, etc.)
3. Supervise students and interns
4. Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in relevant engineering or science discipline plus 2 years of relevant experience or PhD in relevant engineering or science discipline.

Knowledge of statistical methods for data analysis, hypothesis testing, and design of experiments for clinical testing including: ANOVA, non-parametric methods, sample size estimation, and power analyses.
Knowledge of biomedical device regulatory processes and standards including: Investigational Device Exemptions (IDE), FDA 510(k), ISO 10993 / USP Class IV testing, Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval processes.
Technical writing experience relevant to winning competitive research grant proposals
3+ years’ experience with: CAD software, mathematical programming (MATLAB, Python, R, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree or PhD in Life Sciences field
2 years related experience in research, product development, statistical methods, or data analysis

Working Conditions
Special Conditions for Eligibility
EEO Statement

UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date
Open Date
Review Start Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type and major.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  2. * Please specify your related experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume or CV
  2. Cover/Interest Letter
Optional Documents