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Harvard University Fellow | Product Development – Move Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts


Title Fellow | Product Development – Move Lab

School Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Department/Area Bioengineering

Position Description

The Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences ( SEAS ) seeks a talented, creative, and enthusiastic individual to help design, build, and support life-changing technologies for rehabilitation and human performance enhancement. This Fellow will contribute to the design and fabrication of electromechanical assemblies, help teams test prototypes for functionality and usability with target audiences, and contribute to program planning and promotion.

Basic Qualifications

B.S. in Mechanical, electrical engineering or a related filed and 2 years of experience in product development and/or research. Advanced education may count toward experience.

Additional Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have the following additional qualifications: Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational skills, creativity in problem solving, and high self-motivation are key to performing effectively in this position. Strong working knowledge of SolidWorks. Basic working knowledge of EE and hands-on experience with electromechanical devices (motors, microcontrollers, sensors) and electrical assembly hand skills is highly preferred. Demonstrated competence in generating technical documentation such as lab procedures, protocols, and reports. Ability and willingness to tackle multiple projects simultaneously.

Special Instructions

Required documents for this position include a cover letter, CV or Resume, and contact information for three professional references. Position is on-site in Boston, MA for one year with the possibility of extending based on performance. The Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences does not provide visa sponsorship for administrative and staff positions. We encourage candidates to apply by Aug 31, 2022 but will continue to review applications until the position is filled.

For questions contact Conor Walsh, David Perry:

Contact Information

Frehiwot (Frey) Tesfaye

Contact Email

Equal Opportunity Employer

Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, protected veteran status, disability, genetic information, military service, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or other protected status.

Minimum Number of References Required 3

Maximum Number of References Allowed 3


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