Rady Children's Hospital San Diego Biomechanical Engineer-50670 in San Diego, California

This employment opportunity is being recruited by Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego on behalf of Children's Specialists of San Diego.


Under general supervision, Biomechanical Engineer is responsible for conducting biomechanical research projects while designing, developing, and testing all aspects of mechanical components, equipment, and machinery. Participates in all aspects of research, including conception, literature review, data collection and analysis. Responsible for developing, maintaining, utilizing and improving hardware and software systems and processes used in both biomechanical testing and in vivo studies. Modifies systems and processes to increase efficiency, quality of data, and researcher/research contractor satisfaction. Participates in educational and professional conferences and activities. Trains and mentors engineering students, interns and volunteers, while assisting orthopedic surgeons, residents and fellows in the collection and processing of clinical and biomechanical research data.


Master's Degree in Biomedical, Biomechanical and/or Mechanical Engineering or related field

Minimum of one year of experience in biomechanics research, prefereably in orthopedics at this institution

Experience in MatLab, LabView, VB.NET, or similar programming languages

Experience with biohazardous materials

Experience with hardware, firmware and software integration

Experience in applied research and clinically based science


Machine Stop experience

Material Testing experience

Strong written communication skills

Three-dimensional modeling experience