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Research Associate II - Orthopedic Engineering Research

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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 83066
Job Family: Research Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Weekdays; 8 hours per day
Remote Opportunity: No
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 55541005033094-Musculoskeletal


Job Summary 

Provides technical support for primary research investigators and conducts technical research procedures. 

Essential Functions
• Conducts technical laboratory procedures relating to human and animal research.
• Records experimental observations.
• Assists in the monitoring and maintaining of research laboratory inventory and equipment.
• Assists in maintaining the storage of research data.
• Assists in organizing and coordinating the daily and weekly schedule of procedures to be performed.
• Operates all equipment and devices necessary for the performance of research procedures.
• Assists in the maintenance of the physical environment.
• Performs all necessary surgical/engineering procedures, data collection and storage for all GLP (Good Laboratory Practices) research studies.
• Prepares chemical solutions as required for research projects.
• Assists primary research investigators in procurement of sensors and instrumentation.
• Conducts literature searches in preparation for and in support of active studies.
• Supports physicians and medical staff during laboratory investigations.
• Assists with data collection and analysis.
• Assists with manuscripts and poster presentations of research results
• Provides machinist with technical drawings of devices to be manufactured/constructed.

Physical Requirements

 Work in fast paced office/laboratory environment. Requires ability to sit or stand for long periods of time. Each employee has the responsibility to work in a safe manner. 


Education, Experience and Certifications

 High School Diploma or GED required. Bachelor of Science Degree preferred or its equivalent in experience. 1 year experience in research and rehabilitation.

Applicable courses: Statics, Dynamics, Biomechanics, Instrumentation, Finite Element Analysis, Biology, Anatomy, Computational Methods, Statistics, Mechanical Behavior of Materials


Software requirements: Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, PowerPoint. Matlab/coding experience preferred. LabView experience preferred. Finite Element Analysis a plus.