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Biomedical Engineer, Associate - 3D Print Program

  • Job ID: 653380681
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department: 60199 POP21 Research Staff
  • Location: 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh PA 15213
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $30.17 to $50.94 / hour


University of Pittsburgh Physicians is seeking a full-time Biomedical Engineer - Associate to support the 3D Printing Program at UPMC Presbyterian!

Under the direction of the Physician Medical Director, the Biomedical Engineer - Associate will serve as support staff for the 3D Printing Program within UPMC. This role will be responsible for the care of 3D printing and related equipment within UPMC.


  • Under the direction of the Physician Medical Director, the incumbent will serve as support staff for the 3D Printing Program within UPMC.
  • Incumbent will be responsible for care of 3D printing and related equipment within UPMC.
  • 3D Printing: Incumbent is expected to segment relevant anatomy from clinical imaging data (e.g. CT and MRI) and generate and manufacture patient-specific 3D printed anatomic models and surgical guides.
  • Device Development: Incumbent is expected to aid the development, testing, and manufacture of medical devices along with the development and application of associated Quality Management Systems.
  • Research: Incumbent will also be expected to participate in ongoing departmental research projects towards the innovation of novel applications and devices utilizing 3D printing technology.
    • The research will be under the mentorship of the Medical Director.
  • Communication: Incumbent will be expected to communicate with physicians and staff requesting 3D printed models to facilitate the design, manufacture, and delivery of the models.




  • Must have a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Biomedical, or other related Engineering field.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate well, both orally and in written form.
  • Preferred:
    • Prior experience with medical 3D printing, including anatomic models and surgical guides.
    • Ability to work independently in a variety of software platforms used for post-processing of medical imaging data, including Materialise Mimics, Materialise 3-Matic, Formlabs Pre-Form, Materialise Pro-plan, etc.
    • In-depth knowledge and experience with various additive manufacturing processes.
    • An in-depth understanding of the human anatomy.
    • Prior experience with medical device design and computer-aided design software packages, such as SolidWorks or AutoCAD.
    • Previous experience with Quality Management Systems in medical device development, including 21 CFR Part 820 and ISO 13485.

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