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Research Physiologist

Department: Pre-Clinical
Location: College Station, TX


We are looking for an individual with critical thinking skills to develop solutions to complex problems in an evolving startup environment. The successful candidate will work as a skilled and detail-oriented Research Physiologist in PROFUSA’s Technology Development/Pre-Clinical Group. Working closely with a highly motivated team of scientists and engineers, the candidate will be responsible for carrying out the following duties:

  • Model the effects of analyte consumption/diffusion, tissue structure, and disease state to understand/predict sensor response.
  • Develop experiments and animal models to help in developing sensors and analyzing sensor performance
  • Assist in planning and executing pre-clinical experiments (may require periodic travel).
  • Develop and maintain standard reference measurements for measurements in vivo.
  • Prepare standard samples for and characterize tissue histological response to implanted materials.
  • Write and implement SOPs, Test Protocols, and Test Reports.
  • Record all data and procedures in a well-maintained, detailed laboratory notebook, and summarize results in technical memos and in presentations.


  • Masters or Doctorate Degree in Physiology, Pathology, Biology/Systems Biology, Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, and work quality
  • Qualified to serve as Principal Investigator for NIH funded research on interstitial fluid physiology and biomaterial-tissue interface.


  • Experience in physiology and/or pathology
  • Preferable experience working in the space of biometric sensing
  • Preferable experience in animal research
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully plan out and complete projects

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