Laboratory Technician I (UCP 3)
The University of Connecticut, Department of Chemistry is seeking a Laboratory Technician I to assist in servicing chemistry courses on the Storrs campus. Duties include: preparing, testing and evaluating routine laboratory experiments; assisting students and instructors, maintaining and cleaning of laboratories and equipment, preparing, reviewing and upkeep of laboratory-related documents, and helping to ensure a safe laboratory environment. Schedule will vary by semester to provide coverage for morning, afternoon, evening and possibly weekend laboratory courses.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or a related field, demonstrated familiarity with concepts, practices and standard laboratory procedures in chemistry, demonstrated knowledge of commonly accepted safety practices in chemistry, demonstrated ability to explain laboratory procedures, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, excellent attention to detail, ability to work weekends and evenings as needed.
Preferred Qualifications: B.S. degree in Chemistry, familiarity with FTIR and NMR analysis, prior work experience in a laboratory setting, experience writing and communicating laboratory procedures and results in a professional setting, and proficiency in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.
This is a full-time, permanent 12-month position, with an anticipated start date of August 1st. The University offers a competitive salary and outstanding benefits.
To Apply: Please visit the University’s online application system at: http://www.jobs.uconn.edu/index.html. For full consideration, submit cover letter, resume, and names and contact information for three professional references. Screening of applications will begin immediately. Please include the search number 2017671 with all correspondences. Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.