Lab Technician, Arts and Sciences / 文理学部实验员(教学方向)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime

The lab technician will provide support for lab teaching courses, and assist in maintaining, developing, and operating the laboratories of NYUSH as directed and will report to the Director of Laboratories.


The main responsibilities include:

Lab course support 50(%)

  • Assist in the preparation of laboratory courses. Prepare lab equipment, material and supplies as requested by the lab teaching faculty;
  • Be on-call when lab courses are in session and provide emergency response support for instructors in the event of accidents;
  • Set up and maintain laboratory equipment, check and calibrate lab equipment in a regular base;
  • Cleanup laboratories after the course and maintain labs in a safe and organized status for all time.

Lab safety (10%)

  • Take sufficient training and certification in safety, and get qualified for related lab operations;
  • Participate safety trainings, operations and audit as needed;
  • Maintain laboratory safety equipment (i.e. eyewashes, extinguishers, first-aid kits etc.) and ensure safety equipment is functional and fully supplied;
  • Observe laboratory operations and bring any security and safety concerns to the attention of the Director of Laboratories.

Facility work in the lab (20%)

  • Collaborate with Facilities and Property Management for infrastructure problems;
  • Interface with ATS for teaching technology problems, updates and new installation.

Lab operations (20%)

  • Take charge of small infrastructure and facility upgrade projects;
  • Interface with end-user Procurement, Facilities, Property management team and vendors to proceed projects and meet the requirement of end-user;
  • Interface with Public Safety, EHS, Risk Management and other internal departments for lab related matters;
  • Perform other relevant lab support duties.

Required Education  

  • A bachelor’s degree in nature science is required.

Required Experience

  • At least 2 years' experience in Laboratory works.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Proficient in both written and spoken English and Mandarin;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills to work in an international and cross-cultural environment;
  • Good problem solving skills, and good time management skills;
  • High professional integrity and honesty;
  • Well organized, diplomatic, details and service oriented;
  • Knowledge/experience in project management, Lab facilities are add up.

About NYU Shanghai


NYU Shanghai is China’s first Sino-US research university and the third degree-granting campus of the NYU Global Network. We were founded in 2012 by New York University and East China Normal University with the support of the city of Shanghai and the district of Pudong. NYU Shanghai seeks to cultivate globally-minded graduates through innovative teaching, world-class research, and a commitment to public service. 


NYU Shanghai is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. We are proud of its diverse and talented staff members, who work together to build and sustain this unique and pioneering institution of higher education in China. 


For more information about NYU Shanghai, please visit . You can also follow our official WeChat Account: NYUShanghaiRecruit for more updated news.

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