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Interested in Teaching?

Each summer we hire 3 graduate student instructors, 6 residential tutors (current or soon-to-be course 2 majors) and 1 residential assistant (alumna of WTP).

Applications will be posted at the beginning of December, please submit to by Friday January 15, 2016.


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Residential Tutors





Residential Assistant

WTP Associate Director & WTP-ME Track Coordinator

Dr. Barbara Hughey joined the Mechanical Engineering Department in 2002 as Lab Manager for the junior-level 2.671 Measurement and Instrumentation Course. She is a graduate of Princeton University (BSE 1981 in Engineering Physics) and MIT (PhD 1989 in Physics). After receiving her Ph.D she worked in the Boston area developing accelerator-based instruments, primarily for medical applications. She is a dedicated violinist, having served as concertmaster of both the Princeton and MIT Orchestras, as well as having been an active participant in the MIT Chamber Music Society. She is a member of the Council for the Arts at MIT and currently performs with the Lexington Symphony. She has two children: one graduated from the Biological Engineering Deapartment at MIT in 2013 and is presently an MD/PhD student in Pittsburgh, and the other graduated from the Berklee College of Music in 2014 with a degree in Vocal Performance. When she has free time, she enjoys traveling, knitting, reading science fiction, hiking, and bird watching.