The Steadman Philippon Research Institute is known throughout the world for our research into the causes, prevention and treatment of orthopaedic disorders. We are committed to solving orthopaedic problems that limit an individual's ability to maintain an active life.
Our perspective is based on clinical relevance, with a goal of improving the care of the patient. Recognizing that the body's innate healing powers can be harnessed and manipulated to improve the healing process has led to exciting advances in surgical techniques.
Building on our legacy of excellence in orthopaedic sports medicine, SPRI is unlocking the secrets of healing, finding cures and enhancing lives through global leadership in regenerative medicine, scientific research, innovation and education.

If you are interested in working in a dynamic environment where our research into the causes, prevention and treatment of orthopaedic disorders are known throughout the world, please submit your resume and cover letter to

Positions Available

The Research Engineer will work with the BioMedical Engineering Team at The Steadman Philippon Research Institute.  Successful candidate will contribute to department success by focusing on cadaveric biomechanics studies to include: study design, machine programming and operation, data collection and analysis and manuscript preparation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research under primary direction of the Director of BioMedical Engineering and secondary direction of departmental senior staff and investigators
  • Collaborate with BioMedical Engineering staff and physicians to plan and design sound research methodologies and experiments
  • Assist in the preparation and submission of funding applications for philanthropic/industry/government support
  • Coordinate research projects and manage the timing of several concurrent projects
  • Prepare cadaveric specimens and/or experimental setups for multiple concurrent studies
  • Conduct and perform data collection and analysis using technical instrumentation (Instron, Kuka robot, Tekscan pressure sensors, Microscribe/Romer coordinate measuring machines) and software (MATLAB, KRL, PTC Creo/ProE, MS Office suite, Adobe suite)
  • Apply basic statistical knowledge

Attributes and Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical or Biomedical)
  • Research experience and practical knowledge of research principles is required
  • Proficiency in programming to include ability to program machines and/or robots
  • Must have mechanical assemblies and/or fabrication skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Knowledge of scientific method, orthopaedic terminology and human anatomy is preferred

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