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University of Utah Principal Biomedical Engineer in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date

Requisition Number PRN24155B

Job Title Principal Biomedical Engineer

Working Title Principal Biomedical Engineer

Job Grade H

FLSA Code Professional

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00269 - Orthopedic Surgery Operations

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 75900 to 148100

Close Date

Open Until Filled No

Job Summary

Conceptualizes, designs, prototypes, tests and develops improved and innovative biomedical devices, processes or systems.

Responsibilities

1.Development of unmet needs / voice of the customer requirements / design inputs

2.Ideation and concept development

3.Development of designs / specifications / test methods / processes / manufacturing methods

4.Test protocol development, benchtop / in vitro / in vivo testing, and report writing

5.Employing analytical methods to evaluate concepts and designs

6.Ensuring thorough and compliant design documentation

7.Conducting risk analyses per applicable standards

8.Conducting biomedical product / process / system / prior art benchmarking

9.Developing cost of goods or cost of service models

10.Conducting design review meetings

11.Support regulatory approval processes and submissions

12.Managing and reporting on multiple projects

13.Working with cross functional project teams, including physicians, researchers, manufacturers, and other related experts or project partners

14.Contributing to new intellectual property via lab notebook documentation, invention disclosures, reduction to practice, and patent application reviews

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or related field plus 10 years’ experience or equivalency required. Other qualifications include:

•Multiple successes bringing biomedical devices, processes or systems from concept to actual use

•Highly proficient in CAD model and drawing creation

•Highly proficient in design verification and validation activities

•Expertise in applicable anatomy and physiology

•Expertise in multiple clinical areas

•Expertise in multiple biomedical product / process / system areas

•Highly proficient in applying engineering science and technology knowledge

•Proficient use of statistical methods

•Highly efficient in the management of resources

•Excellent written and oral communication skills

•Excellent project management skills

•Effective at contributing to new intellectual property

•Depth of knowledge with applicable regulatory and quality requirements (e.g., FDA 21 CFR 820 and ISO 13485)

•Flexibility, persistence, resourcefulness, and a drive to succeed

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

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Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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