Coordinator I, Teaching Science Labs - Chemistry and Biochemistry

Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Aug 27, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Requisition Number S405P Home Org Name Chemistry & Biochemistry Division Name College of Sciences & Math Position Title Coordinator I, Teaching Science Labs - Chemistry and Biochemistry Job Class Code HC32A Appointment Status Full-time Part-time FTE Limited Term No Limited Term Length Job Summary

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Auburn University is seeking a Coordinator of General Chemistry to start approximately November 1st, 2020. This is a continuing 12-month administrative position.

Essential Functions

The Lab Coordinator will be in charge of overseeing all aspects of the undergraduate general chemistry labs. Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: supervising a lab technician; training instructors; selecting and scheduling experiments; preparing lab procedures; selection or development of online/virtual labs; and ensuring lab safety rules are followed. The Lab Coordinator will also be expected to continuously improve the quality and content of the labs to enhance the learning experience for students. The successful candidate should have a strong commitment to teaching, enforcing lab safety, and working with a diverse student population.

The College of Sciences and Mathematics is committed to cultivating culturally competent professionals. We would like to know how you would contribute to this effort.

Education Level Masters degree Field of Study

Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field

Years of Experience No experience is required for a Level I Area of Experience

No experience is required for a Level I

Requirements for Additional Job Levels
Education Level Field of Study Years of Experience Area of Experience Requirements for Additional Job Levels
Minimum Skills and Abilities

Candidate must have knowledge of laboratory techniques, safety procedures, and teaching principles.

Minimum Technology Skills Minimum License and Certifications
Desired Qualifications

Desired qualifications include: a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry from an accredited institution; experience in teaching general chemistry; management experience; an interest in discovery-based learning; a commitment to inclusive teaching/mentoring methods; and a commitment to working effectively with students from diverse backgrounds; experience delivering chemistry lab course content, whole or in part, through remote/online modalities.

Salary Grade 31 Salary Range $31,300 - $52,100 Job Category Other Working Hours if Non-Traditional List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position Posting Date 08/27/2020 Closing Date EEO Statement

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
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  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
    • Not a current Auburn employee
    • Current Auburn employee in position less than one year
    • Current Auburn employee in position more than one year
  3. * Do you have a Master's degree or higher in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field?
    • Yes
    • No

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