Neurotechnology Engineer, Kavli Institute for Neuroscience, Yale

  • Postdoc
  • Scientist
  • Technician/Research Asst.
  • The Neurotechnology Core at Yale’s Kavli Institute for Neuroscience seeks a full-time Neuro-engineer.
Lab Website: neurocore

New Haven, CT, USA


Description:

The Neurotechnology Core at Yale’s Kavli Institute for Neuroscience seeks a full-time Neuro-engineer. The mission of this core is to expand research capabilities through instrumentation support, design, and fabrication for the Yale neuroscience community.
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The Neurotechnology Core works closely with Investigators and trainees to understand their experimental needs, which span multiple disciplines including biology, computer-controlled data acquisition, electronic design, robotics, machine vision, and optics. Our work is carried out in a state-of-the-art fabrication facility that also serves as a maker space where we train investigators to do their own instrument design and fabrication.
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The successful candidate will be self-motivated, innovative and enjoy working in a dynamic and intellectually stimulating environment. They will be skilled at translating research problems into well-defined technical specifications to design and build a functional instrument. They will have excellent interpersonal skills and enthusiasm for collaborating closely with a diverse research community. The candidate will work with the guidance of a supervisor but must be able to operate independently.
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Please submit a cover letter, CV and three reference letters to: https://apply.interfolio.com/97069 Applications will be reviewed as they are received and until the position is filled with priority given to those applications received by December 20th, 2021.


Responsibilities:

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Meet with investigators to define experimental instrumentation needs and develop practical solutions
• Train investigators to safely and effectively utilize facility equipment
• Design and fabricate custom instrumentation
• Document projects and communicate progress to investigators and Director
• Assist Director in maintaining facility safety and compliance
• Other duties as assigned


Qualifications/Preferred Skillsets:

Basic Qualifications:
• Advanced degree in Engineering, Neurobiology, or related field
• Minimum of three years’ experience in fabricating hardware, electronic, or software prototypes. An advanced degree may substitute for extensive experience.
• Ability to think critically and develop innovative solutions
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
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Preferred Qualifications:
• CNC machining experience: mill, lathe, water jet, laser cutter, and woodworking tools
• Programming Skills (C, C++, Python, Matlab, LabVIEW, microcontroller programming)
• Ability to design and diagnose electronic circuits.


Link to Application (if using external Application Portal): https://apply.interfolio.com/97069
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