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Junior Specialist - ECE - 17/18

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University of California, San Diego, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering invites applications for a non-tenure track Junior Specialist position. The primary duties of this position include work related to designing, manufacturing, and testing of endoscopic robotic medical systems. Secondary duties include assisting in the design, manufacturing and testing of other embedded systems pertaining to medical devices and involve managing and maintaining lab assets (lab equipment, material stock, computing).

Candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or a related area or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Candidates with experience in embedded electromechanical design of robotic systems, specifically those pertaining to medical procedures, as well as exposure to rapid prototyping, both mechanical (3D printing, laser cutting, etc.) and electronics prototyping (breadboard, PCB design, etc.), and with experience or willingness to engage in activities that contribute to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.

Applicants should submit a current curriculum vitae with complete publication list, separate statements summarizing research interests and leadership, and past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions. For further information about contributions to diversity statements, see

All applications should be submitted via our AP On-Line Recruit submission web site at: The deadline to apply is February 22, 2018.

Salary is based on published UC San Diego pay scales and competitive market conditions.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Job location

San Diego, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)