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Job Summary

Our team is seeking a hardworking, detail oriented individual who has previous experience with various imaging modalities including NIR and SWIR, scientific device design, clinical trials, and data management. The individual will work with the principal investigators to review progress and evaluate results.  This team member will also act as a project manager interfacing with patients, surgeons and laboratory personnel. This position will also consult with the principal investigators to refine or adapt methodologies to fit research requirements; collaborates in analysis of techniques and instruments. Finally, the position will offer opportunities to co-author publications, and co-present with Principal Investigator at meetings and conferences.


Responsible for operation of the research efforts of the University of Michigan SWAT study to improve assessment of burn wounds.

  • Assist study team with aspects of large, complex research project including: camera imaging, digital analysis, short wave IR analysis, camera device design, clinical patient enrollment.
  • Coordinates development of research goals and project design and procedure.
  • Provides technical assistance and supervision in equipment, design, construction, modification and maintenance. 
  • Co-author research publications, and co-present with Principal Investigator at meetings and conferences.


Required Qualifications*

Bachelor’s degree with 5-6 years of related experience.

Desired Qualifications*

Master’s or Doctoral degree preferred.

Additional Information

This position is a one year term limited appointment with the potential extension, based on grant funding and performance. At the end of the state term, the appointment may terminate and will not be eligible for Reduction in Force (RIF) benefits.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.