Bard College's Science Division seeks candidates for Laboratory Technician to begin January 2020. This is a full-time exempt position.
The primary responsibility for this position is the preparation and set-up of undergraduate teaching laboratories in biology, and to a lesser extent, in other laboratory sciences. The candidate will also assist in ordering supplies, managing inventory, and maintaining model organisms and research equipment. Approximately 10-15 hours/week during the academic year, and more during summer, will be spent supporting faculty and student research. Mechanical or electronic expertise would be beneficial.
Qualifications: Candidates should possess the ability to handle multiple tasks with varied timelines in a frequently busy and demanding environment. They should be self-motivated and capable of completing high quality work while working independently, as part of a larger team of laboratory staff, and in cooperation with faculty. The position requires a B.A. or B.S. in Biology, Chemistry or another laboratory science. Previous experience is preferred but not necessary.
Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, mental, or physical disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, veteran status, or genetic information.
Bard is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for all individuals in employment practices, services, programs, and activities.
About Bard College
Building on a 150-year history as a competitive and innovative undergraduate institution, Bard College's mission has expanded across the country, around the world, and to meet broader student needs.Now, approximately 2,000 undergraduates study in Annandale and more than 200 graduate students study in Bard programs, plus nearly 1,000 students in our early colleges. Total enrollment for Bard College and its global affiliates is approximately 5,000 students. The undergraduate program at our main campus in the Hudson River Valley of upstate New York retains a reputation for scholarly excellence and civic engagement. We are committed to enriching culture, public life, and democratic discourse by training tomorrow's thought leaders.
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