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Bionics Institute Engineering Graduate Program

Bionics Institute Engineering Graduate Program

Join us and learn how to develop technological solutions to medical problems with a full-time, two-year graduate position at the Bionics Institute.  

As a Graduate Engineer, you will be mentored by world-class scientists, engineers and researchers whilst working on cutting-edge projects from early concepts to pre-clinical testing and through to clinical application.  

We lead the world in the research and development of innovative medical devices and therapies to transform the lives of people with hearing and vision impairment, autoimmune and chronic conditions, and conditions affecting the brain. 

With the Bionics Institute, you will be working on technologies that aim to transform people’s lives.

By joining our team, you will develop skills and experiences across a broad range of areas.

This includes:

  • The design and development of implantable neural stimulation devices and assistive medical technologies  
  • Understanding the unmet needs of patients and clinicians 
  • The design of safe medical devices for manufacture  
  • Neurostimulation and recording electrical signals from the body 
  • How to analyse and decode neural signals, and 
  • Navigating the regulatory pathways for medical devices.  

Our Graduate Engineers will also spend time at Neo-Bionica, a medical device prototype development and manufacturing company and spin-off of the Bionics Institute and University of Melbourne.

Specialising in neurotechnology and bioelectronics, the Neo-Bionica team are experts in designing and developing wearable and implantable medical devices for a range of medical conditions. Here, you will help researchers, clinicians and companies to innovate novel technologies in a commercial environment.

Learn more about the program, including the selection criteria and detailed description of the roles, in the position description.


Applying for the Program

Applications for the 2023 program have now closed.

If you are interested in PhD scholarships offered by the Bionics Institute, please take a look at our Study with Us page.

Kick-start your career with the Bionics Institute

  • Be part of a team of world-class scientists, engineers and researchers, with expertise in histology, pre-clinical research, data analytics and clinical research management.
  • Help develop technologies that aim to transform the lives people living with chronic and debilitating conditions including hearing impairment, Crohnʼs disease, Parkinsonʼs disease, epilepsy, stroke, arthritis and diabetes
  • Always be learning as you work on diverse and challenging projects
  • Achieve your professional goals with opportunities to development your skills and advance your career.

Learn more about the benefits of joining the Bionics Institute in this video and on the Work with us page.

Program timeline

Date Stage
October 2022 Applications Open
October-November 2022 Interviews take place
21 November 2022 Applications close
January 2023 Candidates begin role

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