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Biology Lab Assistant (temp)

Oakton College
Des Plaines, Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jul 5, 2023
About Oakton College :

For 50 years, Oakton College has been the setting where thousands begin or continue their college or career studies. Educating people of all ages, from all walks of life and from more than 40 nations, Oakton focuses on improving the quality of life for everyone who enters its doors.

Job Description:

Duties Include:

Weekly meetings with instructor for briefing of lab activities. Lab Assistants will assist students with lab activities including assisting students with microscope work, physiology-based experiments, cadaver work, dissections, and helping with set up and take down of labs. This could include answering student questions, explaining material to students for further clarification, assisting with data collection and interpretation. Anatomy and Physiology Lab Assistants will also supervise weekly open labs.


Specific Skills/Aptitudes: Applicants who have successfully completed the biology course for which they are applying with a grade of B or higher are eligible to work in that biology lab. Applicants should enjoy working with and helping other students. If interested in a teaching position, please apply for the 'part-time biology' instructor position.

Additional Information:

Hours: To be discussed; 10 hours per week

SALARY: $16.00 hourly

*Please note this a temporary position*

Application Instructions:

For further details, visit our website at and select the Employment link to view Employment Opportunities.

Please be sure to have a current resume, cover letter, and list of, at least, three (3) professional references with contact information prepared to submit with your application. One (1) of the references must be your most recent, direct supervisor.

Oakton College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution, committed to employing competent, qualified individuals. Oakton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, age, marital status, military status, socioeconomic status, sex or gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation in admission to and participation in its educational programs, college activities and services, or in its employment practices.

Posted positions may be removed from the Oakton website without notice when it is determined that no additional applicants are required.


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