Lab Instructor & Instrumentation Support Specialist

Lafayette College
Easton, Pennsylvania
Commensurate with experience
Jun 28, 2019
Jul 28, 2019
Field of specialization
General / Technical, Genomics, Geological
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Lab Instructor & Instrumentation Support Specialist

Lafayette College

This full-time, administrative position involves the management of instrument facilities, laboratory/research support and teaching, and supporting the Department of Chemistry & Department of Geology and Geosciences.


  • Supporting the setup, maintenance, and operation of instruments; training of students and faculty in their proper use
  • Working with other campus specialists (e.g. Instrumentation, Laboratory, Information Technology, Environmental Health and Safety)
  • Working with faculty and students in the design, testing, and implementation of laboratory experiments
  • Design and construction of teaching and research apparatus; maintenance of field equipment; and driving 12 passenger vans. 
  • Assisting faculty in laboratories such as General Chemistry, and possibly other laboratories depending on the expertise of the successful candidate.


  • Master’s degree or higher in a related science or engineering area preferred. Individuals with a bachelors’ degree and exceptional experience and skills will be considered. 
  • Proficiency with a variety of modern instrumentation and computers required.

Applicants should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, brief statement of teaching experience, and three letters of recommendation to be submitted by the evaluators.

For full consideration, applicants should submit their materials by August 20, 2019. However, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Interested applicants should apply at:

Information about the Department of Chemistry is available at and for the Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences at

Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer.