Research Engineer
Los Angeles, CA 
Posted 15 days ago
Job Description
Research Engineer Alfred E. Mann Institute for Biomedical Engineering Los Angeles, California

  • Designs, develops, and tests materials and prototypes for research projects. Investigates the feasibility of applying specific scientific principles and concepts to potential inventions and projects. Analyzes and presents data as appropriate and makes decisions to further the goals of the experiment.
  • Documents, strategizes, and analyzes how to process materials and researches the efficacy of new materials. Maintains accurate records outlining experimental practices and achievements. Sets appropriate deadlines, ensuring timely completion of work. Maintains compliance with lab and research standards
  • Conducts research project procedures and analysis for development. Adheres to scientific best practices and follows all assigned procedures. Operates and calibrates lab equipment to ensure peak performance. Ensures lab and equipment conditions are compliant with all applicable environmental health and safety requirements.
  • Communicates and publishes any issues or developments discovered over the course of the research project. Performs root cause analysis and develops timely solutions to any problems that arise. Maintains open communication with senior lab and research staff, preparing and presenting regular technical progress reports.

Minimum Education: Master's degree Minimum Experience: 3 years Minimum Field of Expertise: Master's degree in engineering or related field. Experience in a laboratory setting conducting scientific research. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical audiences.

REQ20120033 Posted Date: 08/10/2022
USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Master's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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