Teaching Laboratory Coordinator
Department of Molecular and Biomedical Sciences of the University of Maine seeks
applicants for a full-time, academic-year, Teaching Laboratory Coordinator to
begin August 19, 2019. This is a non-tenure
track position. The successful applicant
will act as the coordinator for all organizational aspects of departmental
laboratory courses, which include microbiology labs (fall and spring),
chemistry labs (fall and spring), organic chemistry lab (fall), and biochemistry
lab (spring). The job description
requires managerial skills in supervising/training work-study students in
microbiology media preparation and meeting with graduate teaching assistants
weekly to review their assignments. The
job also requires ordering of laboratory supplies and equipment, ensuring that
all materials and physical preparations for instructional laboratory courses are
made (e.g.: preparing solutions, reagents microbial culture media and other
materials; setting up and removal of equipment), ensuring that equipment is
maintained in good working order and organizing disposal of biohazard materials
according to approved procedures and regulations. Additional reasonable duties,
other than those listed, may be assigned.
Teaching one or two sections of undergraduate microbiology labs will
also be required (as needed).
successful applicant is required to have Masters degree in Microbiology,
Biochemistry or a closely related field by date of hire and must have
significant experience in making microbiological media. Previous university teaching experience in microbiology
is preferred along with expertise in general laboratory techniques and safety.
documents required: a cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae, which fully
describes your qualifications and experiences with specific reference to the
required skills. In addition contact information for three professional
references. All materials must be submitted in PDF format through the
on-line application system at https://umaine.hiretouch.com Incomplete application materials cannot be
should be completed by May 17, 2019, after which review of applications will
begin. Incomplete applications cannot be
considered. Appropriate background check
will be required. For additional
information on the Department of Molecular and Biomedical Sciences please
consult our website at www.umaine.edu/biomed
University of Maine, Orono, is the flagship campus of the University of Maine
System and is the principal graduate institution in the state. It is the
state's land grant and sea grant university, enrolling 12,000 students.
Numerous cultural activities, excellent public schools in neighborhoods where
children can walk to school, high quality medical care, little traffic, and a
reasonable cost of living make the greater Bangor area a wonderful place to
live. The University of Maine is just 60 miles from Bar Harbor and Acadia
National Park and there is access to a wealth of outdoor activities throughout
the state. As an NSF ADVANCE institution, the University of Maine is
committed to diversity in our workforce and to dual-career couples.
UMS employees are required to comply with applicable policies and procedures,
as well as to complete applicable workplace related screenings, and required
employee trainings, such as Information Security, Safety Training, Workplace
Violence and Sexual Harassment.
The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability,
protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Location/Region: Orono, ME