The Opportunity

Fredericton, NB
Health and Wellness
Entry Level
$54,358 - $70,655 / year
Competition Number: #259-23.24

Closing Date: April 29, 2024 at 4:00 PM


The Andrew and Marjorie McCain Human Performance Laboratory is a research, education, and clinical service facility within the Faculty of Kinesiology at the UNB. The mission of the state-of-the-art laboratory is to discover, disseminate, and apply knowledge in biomechanics and neuromuscular physiology of human movement. The goal of the Andrew and Marjorie McCain Lab Research Group is to increase its understanding of human performance, movement impairments and develop innovative approaches to help Canadians achieve optimal function.


Full-time | 1-Year Term | Fredericton | On-Campus

Standard Work Hours: Mon - Fri | 8:15 am - 4:30 pm | 36.25 hours per week

Salary Range: $54,358 - $70,655 per annum


Reporting to the Directors of the Andrew and Marjorie McCain Human Performance Laboratory, the Biomedical Engineering Technical Officer designs, collects, and analyzes 3D biomechanical and neuromuscular physiology data that support and enhance the Human Performance Lab research agenda.

  • Develop and maintain data science and complex analytics on machine learning and deep learning.
  • Provide biomedical engineering technical expertise and support for the research projects.
  • Install and maintain laboratory equipment and ensure adequate performance.
  • Ensure hardware integration, calibration, system performance and reliability.
  • Contribute to the planning and execution of research projects in biomedical engineering.
  • Collaborate on academic, clinical, and industrial research projects.
  • Write research papers, technical reports, and engineering documentation.
  • Complete lab demonstrations.
  • Conduct presentations, and workshops to promote the Human Performance Lab.
  • Provide community service through the Human Performance Lab.
  • Maintain the Human Performance Lab Social Media Pages.


  • A University Degree in Kinesiology, Biomedical Engineering, Data Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a related field.
  • 1 year of experience working in Biomedical Engineering or a related field.
  • Experience with complex statistical analysis of 3D biomechanical and neuromuscular physiology.

Additional Strengths

  • Programming (e.g. MATLAB, Python).
  • Data science skills, including data management, AI analyses, app development, and complex statistical analysis of 3D biomechanical and neuromuscular physiology data.
  • Strong skills in biomedical engineering instrumentation, human research experimental protocols.
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines.
  • A willingness to learn new skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills both verbal and written.

A little bit about us

University of New Brunswick

The University of New Brunswick employs more than 3,200 full- and part-time staff, including faculty, support staff and students. UNB values people and we have proudly been named as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2024 and one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers for 2023.

UNB is situated on the unceded territory of the Wolastoqiyik and Mi'kmaq peoples along the banks of the beautiful and bountiful Wolastoq river, a region recognized worldwide for its natural beauty. UNB is a comprehensive university with a long history of excellence in teaching and research.

Are you interested?

Work With Us


UNB offers a large variety of benefits for employees, including a full pension, a minimum of three weeks of vacation annually, the Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP), and dental, life, and health insurance.


This position is part of the PSAC, Local 60551 employee group and falls under the PTSU Collective Agreement.


The University of New Brunswick and PSAC/PTSU Local 60551 are committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

We thank all who apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.