Senior Associate

Exponent, Inc. Menlo Park , CA 94025

Posted 5 months ago

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 Senior Associate in our Menlo Park, CA office.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Managing and executing specific biomechanics, biomaterials, implant testing, and computer simulation projects related to orthopedic, spinal, cardiovascular, and diagnostic medical devices

  • Actively participating in Exponent's medical device consulting, 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 and presenting at conferences

  • Assisting in marketing the group's technical capabilities to clients and the scientific community

  • Ability to develop additional expertise and gain 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

  • 2 years of post doctoral or industry experience in an engineering position is desirable

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

  • Familiarity with mechanical testing of implants, biomaterials, and animal/human tissue desirable

  • Demonstrated capabilities in the areas of analytical, computational and experimental mechanics

  • Research experience applicable to medical devices highly desirable

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity, Veterans and Disabled Employer.

To learn more about life at Exponent, check out our Graduate Students page at!

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