Physics Laboratory Program Manager
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Physics Laboratory Program Manager
Coordinate and teach PHY 111 (General Physics I) labs and PHY 112
(General Physics II) labs and assist the faculty by ordering and
preparing materials needed for the laboratory portion of regular
undergraduate classes. Also, facilitate the departmental safety
program by maintaining the necessary supplies and
- Maintain and upgrade lab procedures and stations by assembling
the necessary supplies and equipment needed for the laboratory
portions of courses, including assembly and disassembly of lab
- Keep records related to laboratory activities.
- Maintain the General Physics lab storage room (Rinker 254) and
the Physics demonstration storage room (Plyler 220)..
- Work with the Department Assistant to place and follow up on
all purchases for General Physics Labs.
- Coordinate work schedule for student teaching assistants and
- Troubleshoot instruments and oversee repairs as
- Research new instrumentation of interest to
- Coordinate waste disposal with the Furman safety
- Train all teaching assistants in laboratory safety.
- Complete the annual performance review with the Department
Chair to understand job performance expectations and how they fit
into the department and university goals.
- Participate in internal and external outreach and recruitment
activities for the Physics and Dual-Degree Applied Physics
Works with faculty, staff, students, other departments and
suppliers to exchange factual information and explain rules,
regulations and practices.
Responsibility for Final Decisions
- Responsible for own work. May assist or instruct others doing
similar work; including student workers.
- Tasks involve multiple procedures with interrelated processes
and steps. Work involves choosing the appropriate option or
procedure to follow and applying the established rules and
- Errors may be detected within the department or section in
which they occur, but may affect the work of others within the unit
to trace errors and make corrections.
: Chair, Physics Department.
Work is performed independently on routine work, non-routine issues
or questions are referred to the supervisor.
- M.S degree or B.S. degree with equivalent professional
experience in physics or related scientific discipline.
- Ability to operate equipment and complete lab procedures
normally used for and in support of undergraduate
- Experience in use of computers required.
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- Work involves reaching, stooping, kneeling crouching,
pushing/pulling and lifting and carrying to set up labs and operate
- Work involves working with materials requiring knowledge of