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This positon provides technical support to the BME undergraduate design lab and the BME Masters of Engineering (MEng) design and construction labs. Responsibilities of this position include: managing and maintaining the teaching laboratory facilities and equipment; developing lab and course materials in consultation with the BME Design instructor or assigned faculty lead; training and overseeing teaching assistants, instructing students in the design laboratory; providing technical assistance and mentoring for design projects.
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Master's Degree or equivalent experience required in a relevant field of science or engineering. At least four years of technical experience demonstrating working knowledge and skills with product design principles, instrumentation, programming, electronics, additive fabrication, and subtractive fabrication desirable. Experience with circuit simulation, circuit board design, and CAD/CAM are also desirable. Experience with C, Python, MATLAB, and LabVIEW programming desirable. Initiative, self-motivation, strong service orientation and ability to effectively engage students are essential. Strong organizational skills are required. Effective oral communication skills and writing skills are essential.
Internal Number: WDR-00026632
About Cornell University Biomedical Engineering
Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery and engagement. With our main campus located in Ithaca, NY, Cornell's far-flung global presence includes the medical college's campuses on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and Doha, Qatar, as well as the Cornell Tech campus located on Roosevelt Island in the heart of New York City.
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