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University of Western Ontario

웨스턴 온타리오 대학교, 하드웨어 엔지니어 구인

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Research Hardware Engineer

 

University of Western Ontario

 

웨스턴 온타리오 대학교, 하드웨어 엔지니어 구인

 

2019/02/07-채용 시 마감

 

Classification & Regular Hours

 

 

 

 

 

Hours per Week: 37.5

 

Salary Grade: 15

 

 

 

About Western

 

 

 

 

 

With an international reputation for success, Western ranks as one of Canada's top research-intensive universities. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application. Western also provides an exceptional employment experience, offering competitive salaries, a wide range of employment opportunities and one of Canada's most beautiful campuses.

 

 

 

About Us

 

 

 

 

 

The Laboratory for Virtual Augmentation and Simulation for Surgery and Therapy (VASST laboratory) at Robarts is dedicated to the development of methodologies for performing interventions in the human body using pre-and intra-operative images for Guidance. It is a key part of the BrainsCAN program, and through a recently funded CFI will provide resources to BrainsCAN personnel for neurological intervention on NHP models. This position will focus on the development of software and integration of hardware components adapt state-of-the art technology provided by CFI to assist in the guidance of neurological procedures, based on pre-operative MR and CT, as well as intra-operative modalities such as ultrasound, optical coherence tomography and Raman Spectrometry.

 

 

 

Responsibilities

 

 

 

 

 

The Research Hardware Engineer works with researchers, trainees and students to define, develop, test, analyze, and maintain hardware and software tools related to image-guided neuro interventions. The incumbent will design, develop, install, test, and maintain devices and/or software targeted at integrating new and existing equipment or workflows relating to image-guided neuro-surgery. The Research Hardware Engineer provides theoretical and technical advice and input into all stages of the system development processes, from brainstorming to implementation and hardware and software management. The incumbent will provide guidance to other members of the VASST team, ensuring projects remain on track and researchers continue to receive the best possible service. The Research Hardware Engineer is responsible for continuous research, analysis, and acquisition of new knowledge regarding relevant hardware and software developments.

 

The incumbent will liaise closely with hardware and software developers both in the VASST lab and within the wider BrainsCAN community, communicating and working with the team and interacting with commercial hardware and software partners as required.

 

 

 

Qualifications

 

 

 

 

 

Education:

•Master’s Degree in Computer Science or Medical Imaging

•Proficiency in a variety of design tools used by the research team and collaborators

 

Experience:

•7 years’ experience in systems integration and development

•4 years’ experience with device design, implementation, and testing

•4 years’ experience supporting hardware development for a large research team is preferred

•2 years’ experience in software for CAD and electronics design is preferred

•2 years’ experience with metal and plastic manufacturing processes would be an asset

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

•Knowledge of position tracking devices, including optical, electromagnetic, and camera trackers

•Able to explore and identify a devices capabilities, inputs and outputs, and design and implement an interface to commonly used software tools

•Able to design and manufacture parts used for adaptation and integration in a variety of materials

•Ability to interface multiple components together to design and implement a solution for data capture

•Ability to implement corrective actions based on the immediate context of a situation, follow-up questions, and solicited input.

•Ability to successfully lead small group discussions with researchers and colleagues.

•Takes initiative to gather data that helps identify and differentiate the symptoms and root causes of defined problems.

•Excels at writing clear, concise procedural documentation

•Ability to listen carefully and effectively communicate (orally and in writing) and participate in team discussions

•Ability and willingness to stay abreast of technological developments

•Demonstrated commitment to ongoing learning and professional development

•Demonstrated ability to learn from mistakes and successes

•Critical thinking and discernment to assess and scope areas for improvement and an ability to offer creative solutions

•Able to identify areas where new insights might improve current processes

•Apply attention to detail to routine tasks defined in formal, written procedures and oral instructions

•Takes initiative and is responsible for ensuring that outcomes meet internal and external collaborator requirements

•Works independently on tasks after appropriate training and with guidance

•Successfully manages multiple priorities

•Ability to prepare and make small presentations to colleagues and researchers

•Ability to perform duties in a professional and courteous manner and produce high quality work while meeting deadlines

 

 

 

Western Values Diversity

 

 

 

 

 

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

 

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at hrhelp@uwo.ca or phone 519-661-2194.

 

For more information, https://recruit.uwo.ca/psc/hrprdwebER/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&JobOpeningId=15318&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1&

 


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