During the academic year, the Laboratory Specialist will assist with both the introductory-level lecture and upper-level laboratory courses and discussion sections, teach introductory biology laboratory courses, order supplies, chemicals, and equipment for the department, and oversee maintenance of equipment and laboratory facilities. During the summer, the Laboratory Specialist will collaborate with faculty on pedagogy, research, and/or other projects.
1. Teach introductory biology laboratory sections each semester as needed 2. each introductory biology discussion sections each semester as needed 3. Assist with curriculum development and course management to integrate high-enrollment introductory-level lecture courses with associated small-group sections 4. Order chemicals and supplies for the department 5. Maintain records of departmental budgets, supplies, and equipment 6. Oversee maintenance of equipment and laboratory facilities 7. Oversee research integrity, laboratory safety, and waste management 8. Conduct research during the summer under the supervision of a Barnard faculty member 9. Collaborate on pedagogy and/or other projects related to diversity, equity, and inclusion under the supervision of a Barnard faculty members
Skills, Qualifications & Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree in Biology or a related field
Required are strong written and oral communication skills, proficiency in Word, Excel, and demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects with autonomy.
The ideal candidate will work closely and collaboratively with a team of biology staff.
Prior experience in teaching, curriculum development, and management is a plus.
Must submit resume and cover letter with application
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