The “Lab Instructor – Biomedical” is a key educator and resource for the undergraduate students in the Biomedical Engineering program within the Department of Systems Design Engineering. The Lab Instructor – Biomedical provides instruction, guidance, and technical assistance for those enrolled in courses with labs in the Biomedical Engineering program, design-project and workshop courses, and is responsible for ensuring safe practices in labs are taught and maintained at all times.
The Lab Instructor – Biomedical must have comprehensive theoretical and practical knowledge of biomedical systems and equipment, tissue mechanics, human physiology and anatomy, biochemistry and cell biology, biomedical design principles, medical imaging, biomechanics of human movement and instrumentation, analogue and digital circuits, control systems, software design, sensors, actuators, mechanical components, and fabrication techniques along with other common technical areas found in the Biomedical curricula. The Lab Instructor – Biomedical is responsible for the operation of several laboratory spaces offering Biomedical Engineering courses and acts as the primary manager and mentor to the associated Teaching Assistants.
Provide instructional support and mentoring to students in all Biomedical Engineering laboratory courses:
Management of the Biomedical Engineering teaching assistants:
Management of the Biomedical Engineering undergraduate labs:
Provide mentoring and technical support to students in Biomedical Engineering design project and workshop courses:
Other duties, but not limited to: