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Teaching Support Specialist III - Biomedical Engineering - WDR-00010959
Ithaca (Main Campus)

Cornell University's College of Engineering, the preeminent engineering school in the Ivy League, has a rich history of experimentation, innovation, and leadership. Consisting of almost 3,000 undergraduate students, 1,700 graduate students, and over 200 faculty members, Cornell Engineering is recognized as a global leader in the discovery of new knowledge and the creation of transforming inventions. Cornell Engineering students and faculty members possess an independent spirit that allows for the development of innovative interdisciplinary research, the creation of exciting new programs, and the education of students who will better the future.

The primary mission of Cornell University’s Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering (BME) is to educate students to understand the human body as an integrated system through quantitative engineering analysis and to use that understanding to design better therapeutic strategies, devices, and diagnostics. A mission of nearly equal importance is to serve society by conducting research that develops quantitative linkages across scales in the human body and uses that development to build new tools to improve human health.

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.

Required Qualifications: Master's Degree or equivalent and 3 - 5 years of experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree or equivalent experience required in a relevant field of science or engineering. Teaching experience desirable. At least four years of technical experience demonstrating working knowledge and skills with product design principles, computer programming, computer, modeling, electronics design, digital and analog circuitry, 3-D printing, mechanical fabrication, and optics desirable. Initiative, self-motivation, strong service orientation and ability to advise and guide students are essential. Strong organizational skills are required. Experience with custom circuit board design and product design required. Experience with C/C++, Linux, Java, Matlab, and LabView programming desirable. Effective oral communication skills and writing skills are essential.

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Visa sponsorship is unavailable for this position. This position does not provide relocation assistance.

University Job Title: Teaching Supp Spec III

Level: F

Pay Rate Type: Salary

Company: Endowed

Contact Name: Sue Shipman

Number of Openings: 1

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