Exponent is a leading engineering and scientific consulting firm. Our multidisciplinary team of scientists, engineers, physicians, and regulatory consultants brings together more than 90 different disciplines to solve complicated problems facing corporations, insurers, government entities, associations and individuals. Our approximately 1000 staff members work in 26 offices across the United States and abroad. Exponent has over 800 consultants, including more than 500 that have earned a doctorate in their chosen field of specialization.
Exponent's Biomedical Engineering Practice is currently hiring for an Associate in our Menlo Park, CA office.
Responsibilities for this position include:
Managing and executing specific projects related to orthopedic, spinal, cardiovascular, and diagnostic medical devices
Assessing biomaterials and implants using experimental and computational skill sets
Actively participating in Exponent's medical device practice, including analyzing bone implant systems, testing implant materials and developing finite element simulations of medical devices
Performing technical evaluations, analysis, and testing on the behalf of multinational medical device companies for the FDA and consulting in intellectual property and product liability litigation
Publishing at conferences and in peer-reviewed literature
Assisting in marketing the group's technical capabilities to clients and the scientific community
Developing additional expertise and gaining additional industry exposure through our unique technical consulting services
Qualifications for this position include:
Ph.D. in Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a related engineering field
Relevant industry or post-doc experience desirable
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated capabilities in the areas of analytical computational and experimental mechanics
Familiarity with multiphysics problems and solutions using COMSOL or equivalent software packages
Familiarity with mechanical testing of implants, biomaterials, and animal/human tissue desirable
Research experience applicable to medical devices highly desirable
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