Job Title: Mechanical Technician
- Division/Department: Surgical Navigation and Robotics laboratory, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital
- Reports to: Nobuhiko Hata, PhD
- Salary Grade/Band: NIH Post-doc Salary Scale adjusted by BWH range
We are seeking computer scientist/engineer to develop and validate Cardiac and Percutaneous navigation software using Slicer
Job responsibilities include development of Slicer modules for cardiac and percutaneous navigation for medical robotics and devices research.
The ideal candidate will have a technician degree in relevant technology with practical hands-on experience in developing medium scale software. Experience in using VTK/ITK/CMake is a must. Experience using Slicer is a major plus. A minimum of 3 years experience in programming C++ in linux environment a dynamic, hi-tech R&D lab or product development environment is required. US citizenship or permanent residence required; or immigrant visa to start working immediately.
- Detailed qualification
- Ability to design and develop prototype navigation software in unix and c++.
- Ability to understand the usage of NDI or Ascension tracking device and connect linux workstation to the devices per instruction
- Ability to program using TCP/IP socket communication protocol
- Ability to install and setup RedHat Linux
- Ability to document the progress of development in wiki page
- Ability to test and validate the accuracy of navigation software using phantom
- Ability to validate and test the system in animal and clinical studies
- Ability to write IRB petition material is a plus
- Ability to design the statistical analysis of the validation study is a plus
- Initial assignment
- Integration of 3D echocardiaography in 3D Slicer to real-time image transfer and US probe tracking using NDI sensors
- Integration of Beta Probe to 3D Slicer with probe tracking using NDI sensors