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    Job Opportunity: Senior Laboratory Instructor & Manager of BME Labs, Worcester Polytechnic Institute Department of Biomedical Engineering
    Date of Posting: 1/25/2008
    Description: Teaching Biomedical Engineering Laboratory courses and serving as the Manager of BME Labs.
    Principal Duties & Responsibilities
    * Organize and supervise lab TAs.
    * Organize, test and produce curriculum material for all instructional lab courses.
    * Prepare schedules and teach lab courses.
    * Work with Lab Manager to prepare supplies and equipment.
    * Work with faculty to coordinate and improve lab courses.
    * Assist in the preparation of educational grants.
    * Perform annual MQP reviews.
    * Assist with ABET related activities.
    * Serve as the departmental liaison to the Admissions Office.
    * Other duties as required.
    * PhD degree preferred.
    * Broad-based background in Biomedical Engineering.
    * Minimum of two years experience with laboratory teaching and supervisory work.
    * Knowledge and experience in tissue engineering, biomechanics, computer-based data acquisition, instrumentation, cell/tissue culture
    * Strong organizational and time management skills.
    * Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with strong writing and management experiences.
    WPI offers a smoke free environment, competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package including health insurance, family tuition reimbursement and generous vacations. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and an application for employment to WPI, Human Resources, (Box WPI), 100 Institute Road, Worcester, MA 01609-2280. You may fax your information to (508) 831-5715 or email: No phone calls please.
    Please respond to the fax number or email above (not to me personally).

    Kris Billiar

    Kristen L. Billiar, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Office: Gateway 4007
    60 Prescott Street (Gateway Complex)
    Worcester, MA 01605
    Office: 508-831-5384
    Fax: 508-831-4121 (lab web page)