Research Assistant

US-CA-Rancho Santa Margarita




Research Assistant


Applied Medical is a new generation medical device company with a proven business model and commitment to innovation that has fueled our rapid business growth and expansion. Applied Medical has been developing and manufacturing advanced surgical technologies for nearly 30 years, and has earned a strong reputation in healthcare.  Our dedication to delivering the highest quality products and unique business positioning, provides our team members with the unique ability to contribute in a larger capacity than is possible in typical recruiting positions

Position Description

As a Research Assistant, you will be responsible for working within the framework of a team and performing the following activities:

  • Assist in the development of medical devices that simulate surgery and provide quantifiable feedback
  • Design, fabricate and test prototype feedback medical devices
  • Refine device design based on feedback
  • Provide technical support to internal engineering teams

Position Requirements

This position requires the following skills and attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the physical sciences or engineering
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Self-motivation and ability to multi-task


The following skills and attributes are preferred:

  • Experience with force sensing
  • Experience with motion tracking (video, magnets etc.)


  • Training and mentorship with ongoing learning and development courses
  • On-campus wellness activities
  • Comprehensive medical and dental coverage
  • Education reimbursement program
  • 401(k) program with employer match
  • Generous holiday and vacation accrual


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