This position has been reposted. If you've already applied, there is no need to re-apply as we have your application in the system.As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for five consecutive years. The Washington National Primate Research Center (WaNPRC) has an outstanding opportunity for an Electronics Engineer to lead the Electronic Instrumentation Division of the Bioengineering Core. The primary purpose of this position is to provide the appropriate environment to support outstanding biomedical research directed towards significant human health issues and nonhuman primate health and biology. In conjunction with our Mission Statement, these values link this position to our purpose as a Center: *Commitment to Research *Teamwork *Accountability - Productivity *Communication The Bioengineering Core provides electronics support to multiple laboratories in the WaNPRC conducting research in neuroscience, immunology, and infectious diseases, and to the broader scientific community at the University. The Electronics Engineer will perform work to modify, diagnose, and repair existing equipment and to design and fabricate new devices for experimental measurement and control. The individual will work independently and under limited guidance, will apply standard electrical engineering principles and procedures to jobs in digital and analog electronics, data communication, and microprocessor programming, and will manage projects of moderate size and scope.The WaNPRC is seeking someone who independently evaluates, selects and applies standard scientific or engineering procedures and techniques to assignments of moderate complexity, involving potentially conflicting design requirements, unavailability of materials or processes. This role is best filled by a person who seeks continual improvement of work practices from experience with moderate-sized projects; develops extensions to existing methods and protocols. Performance at this level requires developmental experience in a professional position. The Electronics Engineer may work under limited guidance; receive broad specifications on assignment objectives and possible solutions. RESPONSIBILITIES:- Trouble shoot digital and analog circuitry. - Design and implement sophisticated and precise instruments for experimental measurements and control, including mixed analog/digital circuits operating at low and high power levels. - Work and communicate with scientists and other WaNPRC staff to realize their instrumentation needs within technical and financial constraints. - Design multi-layer circuit boards. - Program microprocessors. - Provide accurate cost estimates. - Provide technical assistance and training. - Monitor the work of interns or other staff in the completion of skilled tasks. REQUIREMENTS: - Bachelor's degree or higher in Electrical Engineering or related field. - Three or more years' experience in a related area or equivalent combination of education/experience. - Good communication skills Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.Application Process:The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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