The Innovation Design Studio Manager, based at the Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology (DIT) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, is responsible for the daily operations of an innovative specialized lab, studio or workshop as well as any related specialized machinery and equipment. Provides oversight, technical direction and specialized skills on the use of a wide variety of machinery and equipment. Develops processes and procedures to ensure the safety and creativity of the lab. Advises and serves as the lead support technician to students as it relates to their projects. Instructs students and student workers on safety and the effective use of equipment tools and software, shop techniques, and safety protocol. Participates and assists faculty and students with prototype design, development and research.
For more information, email Dr. Veronica Leautaud, firstname.lastname@example.org.
EDUCATION REQUIRED: Bachelors Degree in Engineering
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Related experience in any of the following areas: - product development - engineering and/or clinical research - working in a design lab
EDUCATION PREFERRED: Master’s degree or higher in biomedical, mechanical, electrical, or other relevant field of engineering.
- Experience related to operation of a design and/or prototyping facility - Experience managing technical projects - Experience with product development - Experience with clinical and/or engineering research - Experience with grant writing
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience. Position is benefits eligible at Rice University.
Internal Number: 18213
About Rice 360 Institute for Global Health
Designed to prepare students to lead tomorrow’s global health workforce, Rice 360° Institute for Global Health offers innovative undergraduate programs that engage students to design and implement new technologies to solve real global health challenges. Through the minor, internships, fellowships and Ph.D. programs, these early stage technologies are designed, evaluated, refined, deployed and scaled across the world.