Laboratory Services Coordinator
Vacancy Number 18-164
Work Location Macon
Hours per week 37.5 hours/week
This position heads up the Department of Chemistry laboratory support operations, working primarily with the faculty coordinators of the instructional laboratory programs (general chemistry coordinator, organic chemistry coordinator, and bio-analytical faculty members) and secondarily with all departmental faculty members in support of the department's research programs. Duties include: preparation and set-up coordination of all academic chemistry labs according to specifications provided by chemistry faculty members; independent supervision of assistant laboratory coordinator and student employees; maintenance and operation of departmental instrumentation according to specifications provided by chemistry faculty members and instrument manufacturers; procurement for academic and research labs according to specifications provided by chemistry faculty members; and processing of chemical waste according to University policy and EPA guidelines.
A bachelor's degree in chemistry or biochemistry from an accredited college/university with two years of instrumentation experience is required OR a master's degree in chemistry or biochemistry from an accredited college/university with some instrumentation experience is required. Master's degree is preferred.
Candidates must have knowledge of chemistry to prepare chemicals for academic labs and experience with chemical instrumentation sufficient to operate and maintain department's instrumentation. Must have computer skills in spreadsheets and word processing to enable processing of data including safety data, waste disposal records, chemical inventories, etc. Must have the ability to read and understand government regulations pertaining to safety and chemical hazards in order to properly manage chemical inventory.
Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
Is a criminal background check needed for this position? Yes
Is a credit check needed for this position? No
Does this position require travel for University business in a rental car or University owned vehicle? No
Job Category Staff
Pay Rate Commensurate with experience
Pay Basis Monthly
Internal posting only? No
Open Until Filled Yes
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have a bachelor's degree in chemistry or biochemistry?
- * Do you have a master's degree in chemistry or biochemistry?
- * Briefly describe your instrumentation experience.
(Open Ended Question)
- * Mercer University's mission is to teach, to learn, to create, to discover, to inspire, to empower and to serve. Having read this, how do you see yourself fitting in and contributing to the mission?
(Open Ended Question)
Documents Needed to Apply
- Cover Letter
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