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  • Industrial Designer
    Research and Technology Development

    We are seeking an industrial designer to contribute to the design, fabrication, and documentation of soft wearables. The individual will support ongoing research and translational efforts and interact with other researchers as well as external clinical collaborators, patients and industry partners. [47239BR]

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  • Research Assistant II – Animal Care
    Research and Technology Development

    We are seeking a Research Assistant position in the Bioinspired Therapeutics and Diagnostics platform. The candidate will be part of a multidisciplinary team working on developing a number of state-of-the-art processes to improve the hemocompatiblity of medical device materials and to separate pathogens from infected blood. The candidate will be responsible for performing experiments with blood to determine hemocompatibility of the materials. In vivo studies will involve evaluating the biocompatibility and efficacy of materials in large animal models e.g. swine. Previous experience working with swine is preferred. In addition, the candidate will perform surface modification of medical devices and protein conjugation in order to characterize biocompatibility of devices. Additional responsibilities include immunoassays (ELISAs), microscopy, histology, flow cytometry, and molecular biology as well as assay development. The position will require the candidate to work in a multidisciplinary team of biologists, chemists and engineers, interact in a collegial and fluid manner with other scientists and staff at the Wyss Institute, present his/her work at weekly meetings and write appropriate scientific articles and patent applications. [47240BR]

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  • Research Assistant II – Biochemistry Technician
    Research and Technology Development

    We are seeking a research assistant to aid our biostasis research program’s computer-assisted drug design team. The technician will work closely with the design team to experimentally validate new compounds in established biochemical assays. The candidate will organize and coordinate experimental techniques and lab tasks among team members. This position also allows the candidate to carry out microbiology and biochemistry experiments in collaboration with other team members. [47371BR]

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  • Research Assistant II – Immuno-Assay Development
    Research and Technology Development

    We are seeking a Research Assistant II in the Immuno-Materials and Programmable Nanomaterials platform. This person will assist Wyss faculty and researchers in translating proof-of-principle experiments with major focus in immunology endpoints, from the laboratory to prototypes for commercially viable products. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, medical implants, drug delivery, immunotherapy of cancer and infectious diseases, delivery of DNA constructs and other biomaterials in vivo to understand mechanism(s) of action of such novel products. The candidate will have many opportunities to plan, perform, develop, as well as transfer immune cell based assays as appropriate, while characterizing biomaterial-based human therapeutics. [47315BR]

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  • Research Assistant III – Tissue Culture/Bio-Manufacturing
    Research and Technology Development

    We are seeking a talented and enthusiastic individual to work as a research assistant in the Immuno-Materials (IM) platform, which focuses on making therapies more effective and practical by developing materials that interface with immune cells to boost, redirect, or suppress their function. The research assistant would work alongside Wyss faculty, researchers, and students in advancing the bio-manufacturing process of therapeutic T cell products using emerging material technologies. [47505BR]

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  • Research Scientist – Microbiology & Cellular Devices
    Research and Technology Development

    We are seeking a Research Scientist. The successful candidate will work with a collaborative team of academic, staff, and industrial researchers on developing rapid cell-based methods for the detection of nucleic acids, metabolites, and other entities using programmable biological components. The candidate will contribute to ongoing efforts to develop broadly applicable biological sensor and diagnostic devices. [47370BR]

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  • Senior Staff Engineer – Biosensors and diagnostics
    Research and Technology Development

    The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University seeks a talented, enthusiastic, and experienced individual to work as a Senior StaffEngineer member of the Advanced Technology Team on the Bioinspired Therapeutics and Diagnostics platform and lead the technological development of novel diagnostics. The successful candidate for this position will report to the Technology Translation Director and will conduct research activities under the direction of the Lead Faculty of the Bioinspired Therapeutics & Diagnostics Platform.

    The candidate should have a strong and broad knowledge of medical, environmental, or industrial diagnostics and particularly in the design and realization of advanced electrochemical sensors and microfluidic devices with integrated sensing techniques and approaches. Previous experience in the design, fabrication, optimization, and integration of biological sensing concepts with microfluidic devices is required. A working knowledge of bioassay development and integration using natural and synthetic biological receptors is necessary.

    The candidate is expected to provide technical leadership to project teams within the area of diagnostics, as well as development of novel instrumentalized organs-on-chips. Previous experience in the development of clinical diagnostics and/or in situ monitoring technologies for microfluidic cell cultures and/or bioreactors is a plus.

    The candidate should have the drive and motivation needed to lead the development, planning, execution, and de-risking of promising technologies at the Wyss Institute and their development into potential commercial opportunities. The candidate is expected to work closely with industrial partners, establish new opportunities, and interact closely with the business development team to help advance the technology towards commercialization.

    Responsibilities include design of experimental procedures and protocols; establishment of timelines and milestones; management of interdisciplinary research teams and research programs; organization and oversight of experiments; assisting in grant and proposal development; and developing and managing industrial collaborations. The successful candidate for this position will be capable of performing research and training team members (including technicians, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows) in the use, design, and implementation of sensor and assay development tasks.

    The candidate will also work in collaborative efforts with other researchers and Faculty at the Institute across disciplines, Harvard University, and collaborating institutions. The chosen candidate for this position will contribute to the preparation of grants, protocols, presentations, and technical reports, and be a key point of contact with academic and industrial collaborators as well as funding institutions. [47127BR]

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  • Sponsored Projects Administrator
    Administration and Operations

    We are seeking a talented and enthusiastic individual to join our fast-paced and dynamic organization as a Sponsored Projects Administrator on the Sponsored Projects team. This position will perform multiple, diverse and complex accounting and financial management duties for a diverse group of sponsored projects. This position will work in partnership with Senior Sponsored Research Officers (SSROs) to perform complex financial (post-award) analysis, prepare monthly PI financial reports, and on completion of sponsor reports in accordance with strict deadlines. The Sponsored Projects Administrator will also independently manage a small and changing portfolio. [47372BR]

     

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  • Staff Engineer- Electrical
    Research and Technology Development

    We are seeking a talented, creative, and enthusiastic individual to contribute to the design and construction of various low-power embedded electrical systems, instrumentation, and components for wearable robotic applications. The Staff Electrical Engineer will develop functional and technical requirements with an engineering and biomechanics team and interpret these into system specifications and prototypes. [47496BR]

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  • Staff Scientist – Drug Delivery & Biomaterials
    Research and Technology Development

    The candidate will conduct research in areas such as developing delivery systems for drugs, proteins or peptide-based therapeutics, polymer design and characterization for use in various applications including tumor targeting, cancer therapy, tissue regeneration and drug delivery; work in the design, synthesis, characterization of a range of materials; write and assist with manuscripts for publication, patent applications, and grant proposals; order equipment and supplies; work at the bench; and mentor fellows and students.[46939BR]

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