Join the HJF Team!
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation (HJF) is seeking a Biomedical Engineer to support the VISN 2 Gait and Motion Analysis Laboratory, located at the Department of Veterans Affairs New York Harbor Healthcare System. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to Department of Veterans Affairs.
The successful Biomedical Engineer will be involved in an exciting prosthetics-based research project.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Experience biomedical/mechanical engineering or other biomechanics/movement science related field, as well as knowledge of the theories, principles, practices, and techniques of biomechanics; research experience in a gait and motion lab is preferred; experience coding in Matlab and using Visual3D; knowledge and familiarity with Veterans and Service Members is desirable; human research training is desirable; statistics and signal processing; programming and algorithm development.
Minimum Educational Requirements: Post-doctoral candidates preferred or Masters.
Minimum Experience: 0 to 2 related years of experience.
Physical Capabilities: Long periods of standing and sitting; interaction with patients
Required Licenses, Certification or Registration: N/A
Administrative: Must be adaptable to unexpected changes and possess strong organizational, interpersonal, verbal, and technical writing skills. Self-starter with willingness to make decisions independently and solve problems creatively within job scope.
General: Ability to handle confidential/sensitive information and exercise good professional judgment, as well as uphold the VA Core Values and be a strong ambassador for the agency.
Work Environment: The work environment is that of a motion analysis laboratory located in a teaching and research hospital. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to quiet. Work is also performed in an office setting with adequate lighting, heat and air conditioning.
The henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine (HJF) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Vice President of Human Resources.