Biomechanical or Ultrasound Engineer (Co-Founder)

UltraNeuro, Inc

UltraNeuro, Inc is funded by the E14 Fund and co-founded by Sami Jitan (Sandbox) and Mahdi Ramadan (PhD at Brain and Cognitive Sciences). We are a pre-clinical stage neuromodulation medical device company using focused ultrasound energy to treat peripheral neuropathic pain.

The team is looking for a Biomechanical/Ultrasound Engineer Co-Founder to join in the final stage of MVP testing at the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC). In person work at the CIC will be required.

Duties:

  • Design and construct a setup to produce and amplify arbitrary ultrasonic waves with variable parametrizations ( duty cycles, pulse durations, etc.) and appropriate pressures
  • Setting up a hydrophone tank to characterize ultrasound transducer pressures
  • Carry out quantitative pain sensory testing experiments with a Medoc Q-Sense device during ultrasound stimulation
  • Carry out quantitative and non-invasive nerve recordings during ultrasound stimulation
  • Conceptualize a viable and miniature version of ultrasound stimulation set-up
  • Pitch technology and future product iterations to investors for fundraising

Qualities & Skills:

  • Masters, PhD or PostDoc preferred 
  • Broad connections and knowledge in the field of neuromodulation and/or treating pain
  • Strong understanding of startup ecosystems and company growth 
  • Previous experience in pre-clinical medical device trials
  • Exceptionally strong skills in rapid prototyping and design
  • Exceptionally strong engineering skills (bioengineering, electric, mechanical, coding, etc.)
  • Ability to improvise quickly

Additional Requirements

  • Previous experience with neuromodulation is a huge plus!
  • Previous entrepreneurial experience is a plus!
  • Contributing to brainstorming strategy for medical regulatory pathway
  • Developing a clear path to implementing proposed technology
  • Finding conferences, meet-ups, and symposiums in the Neurotech space.

If interested, please submit your CV and Cover Letter with subject line “UltraNeuro: [Your Name] CV/Cover Letter” to ultraneuro.mit@gmail.com . The application should include:

  • Resume/CV
  • Short Cover Letter that answers the following:
    • What about UltraNeuro sparks interest for you and why?
    • Describe how you match the position for which you are applying.

Opportunity Dates: May–August 2022 (Total time commitment: 10 hours/week)

Compensation: $50/hr + Equity (Co-Founder)

To apply for this job email your details to ultraneuro.mit@gmail.com