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Lessons offered by Simon
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at his home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Anatomy
  • Physics - Chemistry
  • Technology
  • Ecology
Levels
  • Senior
  • Advanced Technical Certificate
  • College
  • Adult Education

Scientist/biotech researcher providing lessons in health-science subjects at high school senior and college levels in the Worcester, MA, area.

Methodology

B.Sc. in Biological Sciences from the University of East Anglia, Norwich, U.K.
Ph.D. in molecular biology from Bristol University Medical School, Bristol, U.K.

Lesson content (Anatomy and Physiology, Medical Terminology, Pharmacology, Genetics, MS Office,
Nutrition, Environmental Sciences, Medical Office Software, Chemistry, Physics) from suitable text books.

Background

Biomedical Research at Tufts University Biology Department, UMASS Medical School, BiogenIdec.
Computer server installations and networking engineer; Technical Support Engineer.

Since 2005, Instruction at local colleges, including Becker, Worcester State University, Quinsigamond Community College, Salter College, in Life Science subjects.

Subjects taught include Anatomy, Physiology, Medical Terminology, Nutrition, MS Word, MS Excel.

Class sizes varied between 2 and 32 students, sometimes more.

Students generally passed their requirements. Salter College students received certificates that allowed employment in medical offices.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $30/h
Lessons offered by Simon
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at his home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Anatomy
  • Physics - Chemistry
  • Technology
  • Ecology
Levels
  • Senior
  • Advanced Technical Certificate
  • College
  • Adult Education

Simon's resume

Resume:
Many items in a long resume that pertain to teaching science subjects...

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Salter School, Chicopee and West Boylston, MA 12/13/05 – present
Instructor: Anatomy and Physiology, Medical Terminology, Pharmacology, MS Office,
Nutrition, Environmental Sciences, Medical Office Software

Stem Cells, Graduate Course, Worcester State College, MA Fall 2009
Immunology, Graduate Course, Worcester State College, MA Summer 1995
Introduction to the Study of Disease, Fisher College, Marlboro, MA Spring 1995
Human Anatomy and Physiology II, Worcester State College, MA Spring 1994
Human Anatomy and Physiology II, Quinsigamond Community College Spring 1994
Principles of Biology Labs, Bridgewater State College, MA Fall 1994
General Biology, Worcester State College, MA Fall 1994
Immunology and Industry, graduate course, Worcester State College, MA Summer 1994
Human Anatomy and Physiology I, Worcester State College, MA Fall 1993
Biotechnology Skills Training, Microbiology, Becker College, Worcester, MA Spring 1993
Also, Becker College course organizer and industry liaison.
Elements of Microbiology, Mass Bay Community College, Wellesly, MA Fall 1992
General Biology I at Quinsigamond Community College, Worcester, MA Spring 1992

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
BiogenIdec, Cambridge, MA 2003 – 2004
Biotechnology Therapeutic Drug Development and Manufacture
Senior Consultant/Contractor, Core Informatics
Configured IntraNet-Publishing of quality-control reports for downloaded
and reconfigured files from nucleotide sequence databases (GenBank,
Uniprot, Geneseq, Refseq, Unigene, Pfam).
Provided custom sequence databases at users' request

Research Fellow, UMass Medical School, MA 1986 – 1993
Molecular Immunology research into the immunopathology of
type I (juvenile) diabetes mellitus
Molecular Immunology research into the mechanisms of
immunoglobulin isotype class-switching

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Tufts, Medford, MA 1982 – 1985
Molecular Genetics research into post-meiotic gene expression in mice.

Staff Microbiologist, Unilever Research, Plc., Bedford, U.K 1978 – 1979


Principal, simonwdesign.com 2002 – present
Computer Graphics Design
Customers include Bergeron Builders, Worcester

Atex Media Services, Bedford, MA 1996 – 2002
A leading supplier of newspaper and magazine classified advertising
and editorial systems
Roles undertaken include: Server and Networks Installation Engineer;
Database Applications Specialist; Systems Integrator
Installed server hardware, operating systems, database software and tables for newspaper industry customers’ classified advertising departments; wrote logging, client logon, backup and recovery scripts including graphical use interfaces; installed and configured user interest tracking software from Engage, Inc. for targeted advertising.
Management (installation, customization, updates, trouble shooting) of BridgeTrak web-based call desk ticketing and prioritization CRM software.

Ring Medical, N. Billerica, MA 1995 – 1996
Provider of Hospital and Physicians' answering systems
Customer Support Engineer
Provided technical support for hospital doctors’ scheduling system.

Victorian Legacy.com 1995 – 2004
Internet Mail Order Partnership
Chief Financial Officer
Managed marketing, sales, inventory, payments and tax returns (QuickBooks).

Principal, Simon Waters Associates 2002 – 2003
Computer consultancy
•IBM AIX 4.3.2 Installation – St Joseph’s Hospital, NJ 09/2002
•IMB UNIX System Administration tasks
The Republican American, Waterbury, CT 05/2003

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION
Ph.D. Molecular Bacteriology, Bristol University Medical School, Bristol, U.K 1983
“The tetracycline resistance determinant of RP1: nucleotide sequence analysis.”

B.Sc. Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norfolk, U.K. 1978
Major: Microbiology

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