HRI offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
Description of Duties:
The Laser Engineering Specialist will provide technical support to the Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) Center for its interactions with the RPCI Clinical Departments for the use of laser systems in the treatment and diagnosis of cancerous tumors. The Laser Specialist will work in the clinic and operating room (OR), in addition to scientific laboratories. He/she will be responsible for operating lasers and conducting calibration of lasers and fibers for the delivery of prescribed light output for PDT of tumors in research and clinical settings. In addition, the Specialist will be responsible for monitoring the laser system during therapy, and if needed, trouble-shoot technical issues.
Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field and the equivalent of four (4) years of full-time relevant experience; or an Associate’s degree in an appropriate field and the equivalent of six (6) years of full-time relevant experience.
The preferred candidate will have experience using clinical lasers and performing routine calibration of optical system, knowledge in laser safety, ability to work in a clinical setting while interacting with OR staff, nurses, physicians and research scientists, capacity to trouble-shoot technical issues that may arise during PDT, good communication skills, and has basic knowledge in optics and the use of optical devices.
This is a grant-funded position. Compliance with funding requirements such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables is required.
Health Research Incorporated (HRI) Roswell Park Division participates in the E-Verify program.
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Interested applicants may apply by uploading a cover letter and resume below in Microsoft Word or PDF format.