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Research Associate (Postdoctoral) - UW ECE Biorobotic Lab

Position Overview

School / Campus / College: College of Engineering

Organization: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Title: Research Associate (Postdoctoral) - UW ECE Biorobotic Lab

Position Details

Position Description

This position is an opportunity to join a highly collaborative research group of engineers and surgeons to improve how surgery is planned, performed, guided, and analyzed. Our group has built computer models for advanced surgical planning that quantify surgical approaches while utilizing image navigation. This translational research opportunity involves working in an engineering lab, defining and conducting experiments with surgeons in dry and cadaver labs, and conducting clinical research to discover effect on patient outcomes.

The position is funded for at least 1 yr and is open immediately.


Required Qualifications:

● Completed a recent Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Bio-Engineering, or Computer Science and Engineering

● Experience with Experimental, Design, and Computational research

● Strong programming ability in C++ and Python

● Strong Collaboration and Communication Skills


Desired Qualifications

● Interest in and/or experience in writing grant proposals

● Mechanical and/or electronic design and CAD experience

● Modeling, Statistics, Machine Learning, or optimization experience


Please submit a cover letter and complete CV.

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University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed,
religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information,
gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

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