The design engineer will reside at Blantyre, Malawi, where he/she will work at the University of Malawi Polytechnic to develop and implement undergraduate biomedical engineering design opportunities. They will oversee the expansion and daily function of a prototyping facility (design kitchen) for use in Biomedical Engineering courses at the Polytechnic, as well as collaborate with faculty in the development of project- based learning courses. This person will be working closely with a technician in Malawi.
The design engineer will receive a salary to support cost of living and medical benefits, assistance locating housing, and travel support.
Applicants should submit a cover letter addressing their interest and qualifications for the program, CV, and names of references to Veronica Leautaud (VL2@rice.edu) The initial deadline for receipt of application is February 15st, 2018; applicants are encouraged to apply early as applications will be considered on a rolling basis.