Draper Laboratory is adding four new jobs to its Tampa lab at the University of South Florida.
The new positions are for two principal investigators (optical/imaging), a mechanical engineer and an electrical engineer.
principal investigators will be responsible for leading a research
program on developing photonics, plasmonics and imaging technology for
medical and biological applications.
Applicants interested in the
principal investigator position should have a doctorate in electrical
or mechanical engineering, physics, materials science or a similar
They should also have experience in photonics,
general optics and metamaterials applied to medical and biological
problems. The applicant must also be familiar with the
micro-electro-mechanical systems process and optics and photonics
Also required for the principal investigator position is seven to 10 years of experience.
for the principal investigator are required to have strong written,
oral and interpersonal skills, be able to work in a team and be flexible
to changing technologies and priorities.
Having experiences with grantsmanship is also a plus.
mechanical engineer position and the electrical engineer position
involve design, analysis and testing of biochemical systems and
To apply for the mechanical engineer position,
applicants must have a BS degree in mechanical engineering or engineering mechanics and have more than three years of
relevant work experience.
Applicants must have a BS degree in
electrical engineering and have more than three years work experience
for the electrical engineering position.Draper Laboratory
expanded to Tampa in November 2008 and now has 15 employees. Plans call
for a total of 30 employees by next year working at the USF campus in
Additional jobs are expected to be posted soon on the Draper website.
Writer: Mandy Erfourth
Source: Shankar Sundaram, Draper Laboratory