Tech I/II, Lab

Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 03, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Biological Sciences

Division Name

College of Sciences & Math

Position Title

Tech I/II, Lab

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

3 year limited term with the possibility of renewal based on need, funding, and performance.

Job Summary

The Department of Biological Sciences is looking to hire a full-time (3 year limited term with possibility of renewal based on need, funding, and performance.) Laboratory Technician responsible for the maintenance and management of field and laboratory activities related to the biological research program in Dr. Brian Counterman’s laboratory.

Essential Functions

Essential functions include, but are not limited to: Overseeing setup and maintenance of research facilities; conducting field work to collect butterflies for research purposes; performing daily maintenance and care routines for live animal rearing (i.e. butterflies and moths); and managing students involved in laboratory and field activities.

Please utilize the attachment feature of our online employment site and attach a resume. Only complete application packets will be accepted for review. Auburn University and the Department of Biological Sciences is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment, and holds this expectation for all potential employees.

Education Level

High school diploma or equivalent

Field of Study

Years of Experience

For a level I, zero years of relevant experience is required. For a level II, one year of relevant experience is required.

Area of Experience

Experience in working in a biological or life sciences laboratory.

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement at a rate of one year relevant education per year of required experience.

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

This job requires a person that can provide a high degree of accuracy, reliability, organization, effective communication, and experience with computers/software. The employee must provide the highest standard of laboratory practices, safety, and professional interactions.

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Education beyond a high school diploma or equivalent in life sciences with experience in animal husbandry, field collection of biological specimens, and performing molecular biology methods, and experience in computational biology.

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$22,300 - $41,700

Job Category


Working Hours if Non-Traditional

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date


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

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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 high school diploma or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No

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