Medical Device Engineer/Application Scientist
O2M Technologies (www.o2map.com) is looking for an individual for a position of medical device engineer/application scientist. O2M Technologies is a dynamic startup company developing oxygen imaging instrument using its core oxygen imaging technology based on electron paramagnetic resonance oxygen imaging. The position is located at O2M facility at the heart of Chicago.
The primary focus of this role will be the conceptual design, product specification, prototype development and product implementation of advanced pulse electron paramagnetic resonance imaging with a particular focus on trityl based oxygen imaging. The responsibility of the medical device engineer is to assist with the development of O2M’s oxygen imager JIVA-25 under the guidance of senior officials at the company. A combination of mechanical engineering, rf circuit design, 3D printing, pulse sequencing, ability to work with samples and small animals is required for this job. We are looking for self-motivated individual who can work with little supervision. An ability to trouble shoot the issues as they arise required. An inclination to find creative solution to problems required. You will never be bored in this fast paced start up environment.
Ideally, you are experienced in working in the field of magnetic resonance (EPR/NMR/MRI/EPRI) with a history of publications in scientific journals.
Skills required: Ability to work (or willingness to learn) on 3D printer, some programming, CNC and other equipment as needed.
Qualifications: PhD in Physics, Medical Physics, Biophysics, Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronic engineering, or similar fields. Background in EPR is a plus but not required. A demonstrated record of research and development as evidenced by peer-reviewed conference proceedings and journal publications. Strong fundamentals in MR imaging physics, electromagnetic theory, and MR hardware sub-systems. Demonstrated strong problem-solving skills, including the ability to understand and address MR image quality problems. Proficiency in programming in C, Python or simulation tools (MATLAB, Mathematica, etc.).
Hours/Work Environment: Laboratory environment. Full-time position, employee will be needed on some weekends.
Background: Eligibility to work in the USA.
Interested candidate should an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with a cover letter highlighting their work along with the current CV and contact details of 3 references. The screening of position will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
O2M is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.