Rice 360° Chief Electronics Designer

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Job TitleRice 360° Chief Electronics DesignerDepartmentRice 360: Institute for Global HealthFull Time/Part TimeFull-TimeRequisition NumberS19299Open Date12/06/2018Close DateSalary Information

Salary Commensurate with Experience and Qualifications

Work Schedule

Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Occasional evenings/weekends.

Benefits EligibleYesEligible for OvertimeNoPosition Summary

The Rice 360° Chief Electronics Designer is the electrical engineering specialist responsible for the design of electronics components in technologies designed by the Rice 360° Institute for Global Health.
The Chief Electronics Designer will interact extensively with engineers and clinicians, both domestic and in Africa, in support of the initial design and improvement of the electronic aspects of technologies under development at Rice 360°, with a primary focus on technologies within the NEST360 project.

Education RequiredBachelor's DegreeMajor/Discipline

BS in electrical engineering or a closely related field.

Substitution for Education Requirement

Experience may not be substituted for the education requirement.

Education PreferredExperience Required3 yearsType of Experience

Related experience post bachelor’s degree.

Substitution for Experience Requirement

May substitute additional related education, above and beyond what is required, on an equivalent year for year basis in lieu of the experience requirement.

Experience Preferred

- Experience with circuit design and documentation
- Demonstrated hands-on experience in assembling and testing electric and electronic circuits to drive functional components
- Experience with design of instrumentation for low-resource settings
- Programming experience including Arduino, C, C++

License/Certification RequiredLicense/Certification PreferredSkills Required

- Proficient and comprehensive knowledge of field of specialization
- Strong verbal and written communication, problem solving, and critical thinking skills with strong attention to details
- Ability to maintain quality safety standards
- Ability encourage teamwork and collaboration
- Ability to solve challenging engineering problems
- Strong organizational skills

Skills PreferredInternal / External Contacts

Internal interaction with Rice 360° students, staff, and faculty.
External contacts may include engineers, clinicians, researchers and/or educators in the US and the developing world, as well as non-­Rice students.

Physical Demands


Working Conditions

M-F 8-5pm
Occasional weekend/evening work
Occasional travel domestic and/or international

Security SensitiveNo Special Instructions to ApplicantsQuick Link for Postinghttp://jobs.rice.edu/postings/17728 Job Duties

Job Duty NameEssential FunctionsDescription of Job Duty

- Conducts research and development activities for an organization
- Contributes to the design, development, implementation, analysis and testing of new technologies
- Conducts experiments; summarizes, documents and presents findings
- Participates in the management of projects, reviewing project scope to ensure projects are on time and within budget
- Provides basic instruction, when necessary to: undergraduates, graduates, post docs, faculty and external users wanting to learn how the use of the instruments for their research
- Performs all other duties assigned

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. References/Recommendation Request
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a bachelor's degree or higher in electrical engineering or a closely related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have three or more years of related experience post bachelor’s degree, or additional related education, above and beyond what is required, on an equivalent year for year basis in lieu of the experience requirement?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How many years of experience do you have with hands-on assembly and testing of electric and electronic circuits to drive functional components?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * What is your minimum salary requirement?

    (Open Ended Question)




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Posted: 1/3/2019
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