Research Assistant (Consultant)

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 Research Assistant 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:

  • Designing an encasing that allows for noiseless pressure measurement of an ultrasound transducer using a sensitive hydrophone 
  • 3D printing custom transducer holders 
  • Rapid prototyping of simple electrical or mechanical circuits 

Qualities & Skills:

  • MechE/EECS Masters degree seeking student preferred
  • Ability to organize workflows on Google Drive (Documents, Spreadsheets, and Forms)
  • Strong familiarity with Zoom (university credentials)
  • Strong team communication and writing skills

Additional Requirements

  • Previous entrepreneurial experience is a plus!
  • Contributing to brainstorming strategy for technology development
  • 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: $20/hr (Research Assistant)

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