Duke University, Biomedical Engineering

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Position ID:Duke-BME-SRLM101520 [#17191]
Position Title: Scientific/Research Laboratory Manager
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Biomedical Engineering / Biomedical Engineering
Appl Deadline:2020/12/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/10/15, listed until 2021/04/15)
Position Description:    

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Duke University, Pratt School of Engineering, Department of Biomedical Engineering has an opening for a Director of Biomedical Engineering Teaching Laboratories.

The Director is responsible for ensuring that the laboratory teaching experience is of the highest quality. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

- Supervision of laboratory staff

- Training of teaching assistants

- Working with faculty and TAs to maintain and upgrade laboratory modules

- Assisting students in laboratory and design courses

The Director maintains lab budgetary control, ensures compliance with all lab safety requirements (electrical, biological, chemical, fire safety, machining), and ensures compliance with animal use regulations. As needed, the Director manages any upgrading or relocation of lab facilities, in coordination with contractors and other Duke departments.

The Director interacts with professors, staff, and students within the Biomedical Engineering Department and other Duke departments and supports outreach programs. The Director's technical knowledge should span some of the following areas: electronics, electro-physiology, materials, chemistry, optics, design, structural mechanics & dynamics, fluid mechanics, biology, and genomics.

An academic degree of BS or higher in BME or related fields is required. An MS or PhD is preferred. If the highest degree attained is a BS, extensive teaching lab experience is expected.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

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