UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE
Professional & Administrative Job Specification (10/91)
Job Title: Research Engineer – Bioengineering
Job Code: 001559
Order, install and characterize fabrication and testing equipment for mircro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) and nano-EMS (NEMS) based platforms. Fabricate MEMS/NEMS devices. Experience with cell culturing techniques. General working knowledge of microfabrication, cell/tissue culturing, and testing equipment. Experience in dealing with industrial technical service representatives and sales personnel.
Duties and Responsibilities
Install microfabrication, cell/tissue culturing, testing, electronic packaging, and mask generation equipment.
Characterize the equipment stated above.
Develop standard operating procedures for the equipments stated above.
Order above equipment.
Fabricate BioMEMS/NEMS based systems.
Coordinate the purchase of equipment stated above and interface with manufacturer’s sales and technical staff.
Train research engineers, graduate students and undergraduate students on correct procedures for the safe operation of the equipment.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Training and Skills
Master’s degree in Engineering or a related field of Science including Mechanical, Electrical, and/or Chemical Engineering with some post-graduate coursework in microfabrication, MEMS, and biomedical engineering.
One year of related experience. Additional experience may be used on a one-to-one basis to offset the education requirements.
The intent of this document is to provide a representtive summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented.