Systems Research Analyst – Immediate Opening
Athena GTX, Inc. is a high tech small business specializing in wirelessly enabled miniature medical electronics/monitoring devices. Athena has immediate openings for all engineering but primarily for Embedded Systems Engineers in Des Moines, Iowa.
Athena is seeking a Systems Research Analyst to join our team to assist the Company in development, study, and FDA clearance to market of two new drug formulations focused on traumatic brain injury (TBI) mitigation and analgesics to assist in traumatic injury treatment. These formulations will also be used for mitigation of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), alcohol/drug addiction recovery and possibly reduce the occurrence of suicide ideation in patients. The initial focus remains in the planning and research stages with progression to data analysis, FDA coordination, FDA submittals and market preparation work.
The initiative underway is provided as an attachment herein.
This position ideally requires a person(s) with at least a four year degree in Life Sciences, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Physiology or like and similar education combined with experience as a certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Paramedic (EMT-P), military Medic/Corpsman with PHTLS/TCCC, Nurse, Nurse Practitioner (NP). In addition, this candidate should have some hands-on experience in testing and evaluations in these fields and potentially have interest in or completed some work in chemical formulation, Quality Assurance (QA) or pharmacy.
As an extra value, successful candidates shall have interest in and/or participated in, or have first-hand knowledge of, sports and contact sports injuries including concussions and concussion protocols, or military conflict injuries both in the acute battlefield environment and chronic impacts often experienced in veterans returning from service.
This successful candidate should possess strong organizational and administrative skills, above average verbal and written communication skills, and be comfortable communicating and interfacing to other health care professionals in market settings and research university groups on a regular basis. Moderate to light travel is envisioned; mostly domestic to begin the position.
This position reports directly to the CEO of Athena.
If you are ready for an innovative and dynamic position filled with technical challenges and want to be part of a highly innovative and creative group working on the next generation of medical products and wireless communications apply below.