First listed on: 05 October 2017

Electronics Engineer (Implantable Bionics)

School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies
Reference no. 1757/0817 

  • Opportunity to provide technical knowledge and expertise to the Chief Investigator, Senior Research Academics and the research team
  • Located Darlington Campus
  • Full-time fixed term for 12 months, remuneration package: $97Kp.a. which includes base salary, leave loading and up to 17% super

About the opportunity 

The Electronics Engineer provides technical knowledge and expertise to the Chief Investigator, Senior Research Academics and the research team to support the research and/or clinical trial requirements for the work area. This includes actively contributing to research activities, designing research protocols, undertaking core aspects of research work and contributing to analysis and key findings. Collates and records research data, draws insights and analyses, and reports information from the research undertaken. When working in a laboratory, this may also include responsibility for any lab work carried out by students, providing teaching support (in terms of demonstrations in tutorials/practicals) and preparation of equipment for experiments.

In this position, you will:

  • contribute to the design of research program/project in the work area
  • conduct data analysis and literary searches, aid in preparing preliminary reports
  • conduct research work as part of the broader Research agenda
  • manage the development and submission of research publications.

About you

The position will require working within a team of researchers, interpretation of documentation written by others, creation of new documentation to be used by others within the research team to evoke various settings and functionality of the implant system. A significant amount of troubleshooting of custom circuitry will be required.

The laboratory operates in compliance with the relevant sections of ISO 13485. The successful candidate will be expected to comply with this standard as and when directed, and to at all times support the culture of the laboratory that values quality management and associated standards and practices that ensure that devices produced will be safe and efficacious when used in human medical procedures.

We are looking for an Electronics Engineer (Implantable Bionics) who possesses:

  • tertiary qualifications likely with Honours in appropriate discipline with relevant experience in related field
  • extensive experience in developing and working on research projects, including expertise in using research protocols, experimental design, ethics submissions and grant applications
  • experience in carrying out scientific literary searches, and preparing literary reviews for further analysis
  • working understanding and current knowledge of relevant aspects of the Work Health and Safety Policy and relevant legislation.

About us

The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies (FEIT) is the fourth largest of the University’s teaching entities with 430 staff across a faculty administration unit and five schools: School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering, School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, School of Civil Engineering, School of Electrical and Information Engineering, School of Information Technologies. The faculty is ranked among the top 50 engineering and technology universities in the world by QS World Rankings and Times Higher Education World Rankings.

The School of Aerospace Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering (AMME), is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching Engineering Schools, with degree programs in Mechanical, Mechatronic, Aeronautical, Space, and Biomedical Engineering. The School has a student body of over 1800 students and has seen strong growth in demand for teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ more than 6,000 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

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Closing date: 11.30pm October 18th

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

If we think your skills are needed in other areas of the University, we will be sure to contact you about other opportunities.


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