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Research & Development Engineer

Chapel Hill, NC


  • Work with staff, physicians, and researchers to assess opportunities, advance new product concepts, generate requirements, develop designs, lead and support laboratory tests, support pre-clinical and clinical evaluations, and transfer new products to manufacturing.
  • Serve as a key individual able to support a variety of R&D activities, including the design, preparation, execution of research studies and R&D projects.
  • Provide field clinical engineering support for clinical studies to evaluate the feasibility, efficacy and safety of novel neurostimulation systems.
  • Data analysis and literature reviews for research studies and/or R&D projects
  • Provide field clinical engineering support for commercial use of SPR products.
  • Summarize and communicate input from experiences in the field.


  • Must have a Master’s Degree or higher in Biomedical Engineering or equivalent work experience in a related field.
  • Experience in neural engineering and/or electrical stimulation of the nervous stimulation in the medical device industry is highly desirable.
  • Experience analyzing scientific data, reviewing literature, supporting generation of grant proposals, designing medical devices and supporting clinical use of medical devices and/or clinical research studies preferred, but not required.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in engineering and manufacturing documentation and processes, test protocol development and electrical and mechanical testing equipment, statistics, electronic circuits, and computer-aided design (CAD) software.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work collaboratively within a development team where leading activities in one phase or activity and supporting the efforts of other in another phase or activity.
  • Willingness to travel approximately 40% of the time (flexibility and willingness to travel as needed is required).

Why Join Our Team?

  • Entrepreneurial/collaborative work environment
  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Flexible work/life balance
  • Wellness Program
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