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Boston University LABORATORY SUPERVISOR, College of Arts & Sciences, Chemistry in BOSTON, Massachusetts

LABORATORY SUPERVISOR, College of Arts & Sciences, Chemistry 



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Grade 46

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Job Description

This position supports advanced (200-level and up) courses in organic chemistry.

Responsibilities include:

  • Preparing materials

  • Setting up and breaking down laboratory spaces for instruction

  • Ordering and maintaining stockroom supplies

  • Ensuring equipment and labware are kept in good working order

  • Supervising and directing a staff of student assistants

  • Managing waste in compliance with EH&S standards

  • Coordinating with instructional faculty and course staff to provide a successful and safe instructional experience for undergraduate students

    Position requires the ability to track and plan ahead to meet the instructional objectives of both introductory and advanced courses, and collaborate with faculty and staff to ensure that students receive the appropriate supplies and support in a timely and efficient manner.

Required Skills

  • B.A./B.S. in Chemistry required, Masters preferred

  • At least one year of related experience

  • Familiarity with organic synthetic laboratory processes and procedures

  • Thorough understanding of laboratory safety and best practices

  • Strong organizational and leadership skills

  • Familiarity with Excel as a tool to maintain inventories and track purchases

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.