Tech III, Lab

Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 05, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

AES Administration (Orgn: 300000)

Division Name

Agriculture Experiment Station

Position Title

Tech III, Lab

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

The individual selected for this position will provide technical support and services at the Soil, Forage & Water Testing Lab in support of research, projects, services, and/or instruction.

Essential Functions

Essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

*Conducts routine and specialized laboratory analysis.

*Maintains experiments, lab classroom set-ups, and/or lab projects/services.

*Coordinates the availability, use, and maintenance of laboratory equipment, materials, and/or key inventories.

*Assists others by providing expertise and advice concerning laboratory operation and safety. May collect and analyze data and perform observations for analysis. May oversee and train graduate and undergraduate students in the proper use of equipment and supplies.

*May coordinate with industry and/or other university researchers and provide input on experimental designs and practical implications of research results.

*May assist faculty and/or lab director in preparing/teaching/conducting laboratory courses and lecture demonstrations.

Education Level

High school diploma or equivalent

Field of Study

Years of Experience

4 years

Area of Experience

Experience in performing tests and/or research in a lab setting.

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Education Level

Indicated education is required; no substitutions allowed.

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 (1) year relevant education per year of required experience.

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and/or background in agronomy or soil science desired.

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$28,000 - $46,700

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.

Special Instructions to Applicants

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

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  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
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    • Professional Journal
    • Listserv
    • HR email
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    • Other
  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
  4. * Do you have 4 years' experience in performing tests and/or research in a lab setting OR a four year degree in lieu of experience?
    • Yes
    • No

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