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Search for New Director of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME)

Author: Amanda Manuel

Posted on Mar 22, 2019

Category: Employment News

A search for the Director of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering has been initiated.

As part of this process, this message is being circulated to the University community in order to alert anyone who may be interested in being nominated for this position. All nominations should be sent to Dave MaGee, Vice President (Research), either by email ( or regular mail by 12 p.m. AST Friday, March 29, 2019.

The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) is a research institute within UNB and since its founding in 1965, has evolved to become a world renowned, multi-disciplinary research unit involved in a broad spectrum of activities. The mandate of the Institute is to further education, research and community service in biomedical engineering. The Institute is a focal point for biomedical engineering research at UNB and provides facilities and resources to support faculty and students.

Under Senate regulations, the Search Committee is as follows:

Dave MaGee, Vice-President (Research) – Chair

George MacLean, Vice-President Academic

Patricia Evans, one member appointed by Senate

Bernie Hudgins, one representative of the Advisory Council

Dawn MacIsaac, one representative from Engineering departments associated with the Institute

Scott Bateman, one representative from non-Engineering departments associated with the Institute

Kristel Desjardins and Wendy Hill, two representatives of the professional staff of the Institute

The Committee will begin its work towards the end of March in prelude to evaluating nominations and formalizing the process they are going to follow. When this is in place, the Chair of the Committee will circulate to the community the timelines and process.

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