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Posting Title Instructional Lab Supervisor
Department UNT-Biomedical Engineering-130300
Job Location Denton
Full Time/Part Time Full-Time
Salary Information Salary Commensurate With Experience
The department offers a unique undergraduate program in Biomedical Engineering that allows a student of the program to major in Biomedical Engineering, minor in mathematics and minor in an additional area of engineering. Thus, a student graduating from the 120 SCH program will be well rounded and have the engineering skills and expertise to work in industry, hospitals, or research institutions or to become a motivated entrepreneur.
The BMEN Laboratory Manager is expected to assist faculty, graduate and undergraduate researchers, and postdoctoral fellows with technical and other support as needed for all BMEN laboratories, classes and research projects. The candidate must have strong communication skills and be knowledgeable of common laboratory tools and software. Experience with one or more of hardware, data acquisition software, biomaterial characterization, as well as biological instrumentation, is desirable, as is experience with the design and outfitting of laboratory experiments.
Master’s Degree in related field and two years of related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Working knowledge of equipment and instrumentation appropriate to the nature of the lab and/or the discipline, and of supplies including operation, set-up, storage, and maintenance.
- Working knowledge of instructional applications related to the laboratory and/or the discipline.
- Ability to make effective presentations of experiments or software, and provide instruction in laboratory techniques, use of equipment, use of software, procedures, and safety rules.
- Ability to supervise work performed by others.
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications: * Masters in Biomedical Engineering/Materials Science and Engineering/Biology or related field with three years experience in related field. * Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering/Materials Science and Engineering/Biology or related field and four years experience in related field or eight years experience in related field. * The candidate must have strong communication skills and be knowledgeable of common laboratory tools and software, spectroscopy, bio-material characterization, as well as biological instrumentation, is desirable, as is experience with the design and outfitting of laboratory experiments.
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Classification Title Instructional Lab Supervisor
Physical Requirements Carrying, Driving, Kneeling, Lifting up to 50 pounds, Lifting or moving up to 75 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear
Daily management of instructional and research activities for the BMEN teaching and research labs including training, teaching assistants.
Preparing and/or supervising demonstrations related to biomedical engineering labs.
Designing and implementing experimental procedures and lab manuals for teaching purposes.
All related lab maintenance, compliance and safety, assisting faculty and students in research or instructional activities and programs.
Assisting in the outreach and preparation of proposals for grant and contract funding.
Assist in design, construction/set‐up, maintenance, teaching and planning of undergraduate biomedical engineering laboratory courses, working alongside faculty.
Be responsible for maintaining, calibrating and at times operating research equipment and training graduate students in research laboratories.
Develop specialized skills to assist in carrying out work on research with BMEN faculty, as appropriate.
Posting Number S1145P
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