Surgical Technician

San Francisco
Science
Full-time
Neuralink is developing ultra-high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces to connect humans and computers. We are building a team of multidisciplinary experts passionate about making a world-changing impact.

Neuralink is seeking motivated surgical technicians who thrive working in a fast-paced, innovative research environment. Research technicians in this role would will closely with a multidisciplinary team to support the research and development of brain machine interfaces in animal models. Surgical technicians will join a world-class team responsible for implanting neural interfaces into rodent models, handling rodents, and maintaining world-class standards for humane and ethical treatment of research animals.
 

Key qualifications:

    • Evidence of exceptional ability in a science related field e.g. biology, biomedical engineering, etc.
    • 2+ years of experience performing invasive surgery in animal models.
    • 2+ years of experience handling animals in a research environment.
    • Proficient in sterile technique.
    • Experience administering pharmaceuticals to rodents.
    • Experience administering anesthesia in rodents.
    • A dedicated team player who thrives in a fast-paced team-focused environment.

Preferred qualifications:

    • Proficient in suturing.
    • Experience using Brainlab.
    • Experience in large animal models.
    • Neurosurgical experience.
    • Experience performing electrophysiology.

What we offer:

    • An opportunity to change the world and work with some of the smartest and the most talented experts from different fields.
    • Growth potential. We rapidly advance team members who have an outsized impact.
    • Flexible vacation policy.
    • Excellent medical, dental and vision insurance through a PPO plan.
    • Meals provided.
    • Stock options.
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