Program Assistant/Lab Technician, Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Location: Glassboro, New Jersey
Internal Number: 498831
The Department of Biological & Biomedical Sciences at Rowan University is seeking a full-time laboratory coordinator/technician to assist with the preparation for lab classes. The position reports directly to the Department Head but will work on a team of support staff members.
Prepare laboratory materials and equipment for classes
Clean and organize the classrooms and preparatory lab spaces, including appropriate disposal of laboratory waste
Communicate effectively and cooperatively with faculty and staff regarding course needs
Supervise, train, and effectively manage student workers (both undergraduate and graduate students) in a team environment
Maintain a safe working environment for staff and students
Maintain equipment; train others on proper usage
Perform inventories and facilitate ordering of supplies and equipment
Prioritize and carry out multiple, simultaneous assignments to support different courses
Support faculty members in the development of new laboratory exercises
Bachelor’s degree in the biological sciences, biochemistry, chemistry, or a related field of science or science education
Master’s degree in the biological sciences, biochemistry, chemistry, or a related field of science or science education
Previous full-time work experience in a laboratory setting, including experience with laboratory safety compliance
Proficiency in aseptic technique and media preparation
Ability to work in a high-throughput environment
Experience in current techniques and equipment used in molecular and cellular biology
Range P16 (Step 1 $46,431)
The application must be submitted through our online application system. ALL of the following materials for the application to be complete, and must do so on your first visit to the system:
names and contact information for three professional references
Review of applications will begin 21-Sep-2023 and continue until a suitable candidate has been identified. Please contact Dr. Stephen Bentivenga (firstname.lastname@example.org), Department Head, with questions.
Rowan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diverse people and abilities. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US, and the university will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.
Only completed online applications submitted on or before the posted deadline will be considered.
A top 100 national public research institution, Rowan University offers bachelor’s through doctoral and professional programs in person and online to 23,000 students through its main campus in Glassboro, N.J., its medical school campuses in Camden and Stratford, and five others. Home to Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; Ric Edelman College of Communication & Creative Arts; William G. Rohrer College of Business; Virtua Health College of Medicine & Health Sciences; Cooper Medical School of Rowan University and the School of Osteopathic Medicine, it also comprises the colleges of Education, Humanities & Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science & Mathematics; Virtua Health School of Nursing & Health Professions; the schools of Earth & Environment; Innovation & Entrepreneurship; Translational Biomedical Engineering & Sciences; Veterinary Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; and a multidisciplinary honors college. Rowan focuses on practical research at the intersection of engineering, medicine, science and business while ensuring excellence in undergraduate education. The University has earned national recognition for innovation; commitment to high-quality, af...fordable education; and developing public-private partnerships. A Carnegie-classified (R2/high research activity) institution, Rowan has been recognized as the fourth fastest-growing public research university for three consecutive years as reported by The Chronicle of Higher Education.