Chemistry Lab Coordinator and Stockroom Manager

Baltimore, Maryland
Salary commensurate with experience and education Plus benefits
Apr 22, 2019
May 22, 2019
Field of specialization
Education, General / Technical
Job Type
Full time

Located twenty minutes north of Baltimore, MD, Goucher College is reimagining liberal arts education through its commitment to social justice, study abroad, academic excellence, and global citizenship. Among the 40 Colleges that Change Lives, and ranked first in the nation for study abroad programs, we encourage innovation both inside and outside the classroom, and we offer a rich and rewarding experience both for students and for faculty and staff.

The Center for Natural Sciences at Goucher College invites applications for a chemistry laboratory coordinator and stockroom manager for a full-time appointment to begin Fall semester 2019. This is an ongoing, ten-month position. The laboratory support duties for this position are in our newly designed studio general chemistry course, where we expect the lab coordinator to be responsible for laboratory preparation and support introductory and advanced chemistry labs. Additionally, the lab coordinator will teach as many as two lab sections on days when an experiment is scheduled, and help with student grading. Related duties include ordering and maintaining supplies, equipment and materials, maintaining a chemical inventory, preparation of chemical waste for disposal, and the possible supervision of student workers.

The successful applicant will be able to work both independently and as part of a team and should have strong written and oral communication skills. A broad knowledge of chemistry and proficiency in a diverse array of laboratory skills is essential. Qualified candidates must have at least a bachelor’s degree in chemistry or a very closely related field, and a demonstrated interest in teaching.  Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience. The successful candidate will be subject to a background check as a condition of employment.

Goucher College endeavors to be a model teaching and learning community, where faculty and students are engaged with one another in learning both inside and outside of the traditional classroom. We seek candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to students from diverse backgrounds and a dedication to engaged pedagogies that support equity and student success.

We are committed to increasing the diversity of our community and seeks applicants dedicated to applying principles of equity and inclusion in all areas of the campus community. 

The review of applications will begin on May 6, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants must apply online at

Please submit the following application materials online:

  • CV/Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Contact information for three professional references
  • Unofficial transcripts

Candidates must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the USA. No Visa sponsorship is offered for this position.

Goucher College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.