RESEARCH ANALYST, College of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Location: BOSTON, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 21500537540706
The research technician will be responsible for developing a Raman arthroscopy platform to diagnose the degenerative changes in articular cartilage with osteoarthritis progression.
Work will consist of instrumentation development and the performance of Raman arthroscopy measurements in a series of ex vivo and in vivo model systems to assess the diagnostic capability of the platform.
Ideal candidates should have experience and expertise in at least some of the following areas: - Raman spectroscopy (or related optics discipline) - Orthopaedic tissue analytics--mechanical/biochemical tissue characterizations - Ex vivo live tissue culture models - Engineering design work (e.g., probe design, bioreactor design) - Programming background--development of graphical user interfaces
1-3 Years Experience
This is a 1-year grant-funded position.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Boston University is no small operation. With over 33,000 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 140 countries, 10,000 faculty and staff, 16 schools and colleges, and 250 fields of study, our two campuses are always humming.