Sr Lab Technician

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Jul 09, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Sr Lab Technician

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs—in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
The Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Northeastern University seeks a Senior Laboratory Technician in Advanced Organic and Inorganic Chemistry to start ideally in the fall of 2021.

The Senior Laboratory Technician will prepare instructional material and laboratory samples for organic, advanced organic, and inorganic chemistry laboratory courses.

This position will meet with faculty each semester to plan curriculum and syllabi, participate in lab instruction, assist undergraduate students during lab sessions, update laboratory protocols, train graduate students, manage hazardous waste, perform maintenance and repairs on spectrometry equipment, and coordinate with equipment vendors on major repairs and problems including software and hardware upgrades.

This position will also meet with faculty to strategically plan for new experiments in growing areas of chemical science including drug design and discovery. This position will also help undergraduate students with research projects, instrument training and data processing.

Excellent chemical hygiene and laboratory safety record. Strong organizational and communication skills and must be able to meet deadlines. Experience using laboratory equipment including NMR, Mass Spectrometry, Liquid Chromatography, FTIR, and UV-VIS. Specific experience in fluorescent labeling and Click Chemistry is a plus.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master's degree in chemistry, or Bachelor's degree with five years or more experience in supervising a university teaching lab.

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How to Apply:
Applications should contain a cover letter briefly describing candidate's background, a resume and the names and contact information for three references who might be contacted for recommendations. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Additional Information:
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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