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Research Associate

Company: HireTalent
Location: Beaverton
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Research Associate
Job Location: Beaverton, OR
Job Duration: 12 Months


Carries out foundational research in kinesiology and biometrics, which fuels and supports the overall innovation agenda resulting in the creation of functionally superior creative products. Utilizes biomechanical and physiological equipment to conduct leading-edge experiments to collect data contributing to the research and development of new technologies. Demonstrates a high level of initiative in performing experiments independently. Summarizes data from research. Assists in the preparation of reports to present results of independent experiments and findings at the department level.


Thorough understanding of anatomy, biomechanical principles, experimental designs, and statistical procedures. Understanding of injury mechanisms and sporting performance. Exposure to industrial research and management experience preferred. Inside Technical: May be required to perform a wide variety of physical tasks which are generally basic, repetitive, and routine in nature. You may be required to sit or stand for long periods, in addition to being required to walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, push, or pull. May be frequently required to reach with hands and arms, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel small and medium-sized components and exert force or lift up to 50 pounds. May be required to work with toxic or caustic chemicals, and be exposed to fumes and gases, airborne particles, and RF energy. May be called upon to perform physical and quality checks requiring sufficient visual acuity to identify quality flaws, distinguish colors on small components or utilize microscopes. May be required to work with or near small mechanical parts or technical equipment/machinery so they may be subject to higher noise levels, and vibration, and there may be a risk of electrical shock.


  • Support data collections across various studies preparations of collection space and supplies, use of biomechanical tools, clean-up of space and equipment, etc.
  • Engage with research participants throughout data collections, making them feel welcome, answering questions and guiding them through the collection
  • Engage with researchers to understand study details and logistics


    • Experience with biomechanics research tools
    • Familiarity with human data collection and/or clinical care
    • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
    • Experience working with a multidisciplinary team
    • Demonstrate a high level of initiative in performing tasks independently
    • B.A. or higher in Biomechanics or related field

Keywords: HireTalent, Beaverton , Research Associate, Other , Beaverton, Oregon

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