Laboratory Technician and Instrument Specialist

Bard College
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 3, 2022

Bard College, a liberal arts college on the Hudson River, is a private institution working in the public interest.

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The Physics Program at Bard College seeks builders, fixers and machinists for a full-time position within the Physics department, which includes a small electronics and machine shop.

The Laboratory Technician and Instrument Specialist maintains machinery throughout the Physics lab and guides students through building projects. The person in this role has a background in building, electronics and/or machining and uses creativity and technical skills to complete repairs around the shop and to build (and help students build) from scratch.

The primary responsibility of the Technician is coordinating a variety of undergraduate Physics teaching laboratories and supporting faculty and students with ongoing research projects. The position will also involve work on long-term projects organizing and building up resources in our Program’s maker space, electronics workshop, and machine shop. This is an in person, full-time, 12-month per year exempt position.

Successful candidates will have the ability to communicate and build effective relationships in a college community that is broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, gender identity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.

  • Strong communication skills
  • The ability to collaborate closely with faculty, students, and staff to further the educational and research missions of the College
  • Experience in machining or electronics and/or research experience in engineering or science fields
To Apply
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