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Updated on June 19, 2017

 

 

Engineer opening

XCath, Inc., Houston, Texas

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Focus on the design, fabrication and characterization of ionic Electroactive Polymer actuators. Conduct research towards the improvement of electrode materials, polymer membranes and electrolytes. Interact with a large technically diverse team of engineers to integrate and optimize the EAP actuators for a microsurgical robotic application.

 

POSITION KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

1.   A basic knowledge of electrochemistry and electrochemical techniques (e.g. cyclic voltammetry, electrochemical impedance spectroscopy).

2.   Experience in battery (or capacitor) and materials development for electrochemical energy conversion/storage technologies (in particular with carbon materials and composites)

3.   Individual must be highly motivated with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

4.   Must be able to adapt to a fast-paced, dynamic work environment, and work independently and as a part of a team.

5.   Assists research Engineer, Sr. Research Engineer, Engineering Scientist, or faculty members with specific phases of research projects.

6.   Performs related duties as required.

 

CERTIFICATIONS/SKILLS

Master’s degree in materials science, chemistry, chemical engineering or related field.

A basic knowledge of electrochemistry and electrochemical techniques (e.g. cyclic voltammetry, electrochemical impedance spectroscopy). Experience in battery (or capacitor) and materials development for electrochemical energy conversion/storage technologies.

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION:

Master’s degree in materials science, chemistry, chemical engineering or related field.

 

CONTACT

biomechanicalengineer@gmail.com

XCath, Inc., Houston, Texas

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

XCath, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and disabled persons are encouraged to apply.

 

 

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