Support Staff Employment Opportunity

Project Engineer

Institute of Biomedical Engineering UNB Fredericton

Competition #:#069-17.18Closing Date:September 1, 2017 4:00PM
Employment Group:P.T.S.U.Salary or Rate:$47,864 - $62,225 per annum (a market differential may apply)
Employment Date:(tentative)As soon as possibleHours per Week:Full-Time (36.25 HPW)
Position Length:(tentative)1 Year Term, with the possibility of extensionFunding:External Funding


The Institute of Biomedical Engineering includes an array of multi-disciplinary faculty, staff and students. Accordingly, the research it conducts encompasses a variety of topics. With a mandate to advance biomedical research and train highly qualified people, the Institute is world renowned for the quality of its research and students. This position is accountable for research and development activities in biomedical engineering. It requires coordination of multiple research and development activities, hardware and software design, support of faculty, and supervision of term project engineers, graduate and undergraduate students.
Representative Responsibilities
·    Responsible for engineering development, project communications and meetings, and support of staff and faculty.  
·    Responsible for coordinating all engineering research that relates to the Atlantic Center for Upper Limb Prosthetics, and must work closely with ACULP staff and patients.
·    Coordinate a large number and variety of staff and students, the research engineers.
·    Essential technical elements include coding, designing and fabricating electronics, conducting experiments and performing statistical data analysis.
·    Work closely with staff and faculty on various aspects of biomedical research and development.
·    Interact with staff, research faculty, students and external stakeholders to ensure smooth running of R&D projects.
·    Provide technical support for associated staff, faculty, and students for engineering aspects of their work.
·    Write professional reports.
·    Conduct demos and provide tours of the Institute.
·    University degree in Electrical / Computer Engineering or Mechanical Engineering with strong academic credentials. Related R&D experience in signal processing, digital electronics, computing/networking systems, and mechanical design.
·    Versatile coding capabilities.
·    Demonstrated organizational, administrative, multitasking, and interpersonal skills.
·    Excellent ability to work independently and as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
·    Strong written (technical and lay) and oral communication.
·    P.Eng. or eligibility to become a P.Eng.
** To be given consideration for this competition, you must demonstrate how, when and where you acquired the requirements outlined for this position. Your resume must present education and work experience in chronological order, with work experience detailed in both months and years, and whether it was part-time or full-time**


For more information, please contact:

UNB Fredericton
Human Resources Room 102
Physics & Admin. Building
Fax: 506-453-4611

UNB Saint John
Financial & Admin. Services
Room 114/115, Oland Hall
Fax: 506-648-5714

We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Applications will be accepted ONLY until the end of regular business hours on the closing date.