Cardiology Research and Development Intern

  • Company: Adecco
  • Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Posted: November 25, 2016
  • Reference ID: 1458444224
About Philips: As a diversified health and well-being company, Philips is focused on improving people's lives through meaningful innovations across three interconnected sectors: Healthcare, Lighting and Consumer Lifestyle. Philips opened its first U.S. office in 1933, and today, the United States is the company's largest single market in the world, with more than 22,000 employees and operations at 50 major facilities in 22 states. At Philips, we believe that in order to make something for a person, you first have to be one. That's why, we empower our employees to build personally meaningful careers by encouraging them to take the experiences and interests that motivate them in their daily lives and apply them professionally. Detailed Position Responsibilities: We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our team and conduct research in the area of minimally invasive interventions with a focus on cardiology. The individual's responsibilities include: • Design and implement working prototypes in hardware and software • Conduct experiments in phantoms with validation • Work hands-on with ultrasound, x-ray, or optical systems • Assist and support pre-clinical experiments • Work independently on all aspects of project and produce innovative results • Contribute to potential publications Detailed Position Requirements: Degree/Experience/Skills needed • Degree: BS, MS or PhD student in Biomedical, Mechanical, Electrical Eng., or Physics • Skills: o Excellent communication skills o Experience designing and carrying out phantom and/or pre-clinical experiments independently o Strong programming skills (MATLAB, C++, C#) • Knowledge of biomedical imaging (x-ray, ultrasound) • Knowledge of basic optics principles • Clinical experience preferred but not required

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