Research Engineer—Job Standard
Job Family: Professional
Series: Research Professional
Job Code: 3281
This job standard may be part of one or more career progressions within the Research Professional Series.
Design, develop, and maintain complex and specialized equipment, instrumentation and engineering solutions and provide oversight and instruction specific to engineering applications in support of technical, clinical, and/or academic research initiatives.
The duties listed are not all-inclusive. Duties assigned to individual employees may vary.
Design, develop, and maintain complex and
highly specialized equipment and instrumentation and engineering
solutions and provide oversight and instruction specific to engineering
applications in support of technical, clinical, and/or academic
research initiatives; use judgment in prioritizing work and making
decisions regarding methods and solutions; design, fabricate, test,
implement, and maintain complex mechanical and electronic
instrumentation, systems, and equipment with general guidance;
coordinate and evaluate research projects, new protocols, and
experimental laboratory, clinical, and technical research studies
within the context of engineering principles.
Provide oversight and instruction in use of specialized equipment, instrumentation, and experimental methodology; install and modify software applications for specialized experimental and analysis applications.
Develop collaborative relationships with and provide consultation to internal and external constituents specific to area of specialization; may develop educational and/or engineering service programs based on a comprehensive knowledge of departmental guidelines and understanding of University policies and procedures.
Plan, design, and assist in or develop program objectives, projects, new protocols, grant proposals, and abstracts in collaboration with researchers; perform data analysis and prepare technical reports and presentations; assist in development of related manuals and scientific documentation, .may author or co-author manuscripts.
May provide functional supervision to designated employees and/or affiliates.
Education and experience equivalent to:
Bachelor's degree in an engineering related field and two to four years' related experience required.
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