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Research and Development Scientist and Engineer 1 (75% FTE)

Company: Stanford Blood Center
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Stanford Cardiovascular Institute is seeking a Research and Development Scientist and Engineer 1 (75% FTE) to provide highly specialized technical research on computer vision and engineered solutions to image analysis. Responsibilities will include support, expert instruction, and consultation; identify and design solutions to a wide range of unique problems in imaging and other research and development activities. Work in collaboration with senior research staff membersDuties include:

  • Design and develop complex and specialized equipment, instruments, or systems; coordinate detailed phases of work related to responsibility for part of a major project or for an entire project of moderate scope.
  • Develop technical and methodological solutions to complex engineering/scientific problems requiring independent analytical thinking and advanced knowledge.
  • Develop creative new or improved equipment, materials, technologies, processes, methods, or software important to the advancement of the field.
  • Contribute technical expertise, and perform basic research and development in support of programs/projects; act as advisor/consultant in area of specialty.
  • Contribute to portions of published articles or presentations; prepare and write reports; draft and prepare scientific papers.
  • Provide technical direction to other research staff, engineering associates, technicians, and/or students, as needed.* - Other duties may also be assigned DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    • BSc in Biomedical engineering
    • Expertise in computer vision and image processing
    • Proficiency with MATLAB, C++, and Python and in wired and wireless methods of data transfer.
    • Proficiency in database managementEDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
      • Thorough knowledge of the principles of engineering and related natural sciences.
      • Demonstrated project management experience.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
        • Frequently grasp lightly/fine manipulation, perform desk-based computer tasks, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
        • Occasionally stand/walk, sit, twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasp forcefully.
        • Rarely kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other), reach/work above shoulders, use a telephone, writing by hand, sort/file paperwork or parts, operate foot and/or hand controls, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh > 40 pounds.* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.WORKING CONDITIONS:
          • May be exposed to high voltage electricity, radiation or electromagnetic fields, lasers, noise > 80dB TWA, Allergens/Biohazards/Chemicals /Asbestos, confined spaces, working at heights 10 feet, temperature extremes, heavy metals, unusual work hours or routine overtime and/or inclement weather.
          • May require travel.WORK STANDARDS:
            • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
            • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
            • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, .The expected pay range for this position is $107,000 to $139,000 per annum at 100% FTE. Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable jobs.At Stanford University, base pay represents only one aspect of the comprehensive rewards package. The Cardinal at Work website () provides detailed information on Stanford's extensive range of benefits and rewards offered to employees. Specifics about the rewards package for this position may be discussed during the hiring process.

Keywords: Stanford Blood Center, Palo Alto , Research and Development Scientist and Engineer 1 (75% FTE), Engineering , Palo Alto, California

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