LABORATORY SUPERVISOR, College of Arts & Sciences, Chemistry (23500008910209)

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Boston, MASSACHUSETTS
Job Type: FullTime

Laboratory Supervisor for the Department of Chemistry instructional laboratories. 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.

  • B.A./B.S. in Chemistry (Master's preferred), with 3 years 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

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions ). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources site. 

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. 

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