The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry in the College of Natural Science and Mathematics seeks a qualified person to manage our undergraduate teaching labs to set up and clean up experiments. The qualified individual will have a curiosity about science, good knowledge of common chemical reactions and appropriate training in lab safety practices and waste management. Must get along with people, have patience and be able to guide students as they conduct lab experiments. We have a dynamic and wonderful team at CNSM and we are the State's leader in STEM learning.
Knowledge of common chemical reactions; training in collection, treatment and/or minimization of hazardous wastes; familiarity with laboratory safety practices and applicable sections of RCRA (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act), familiarity with 29 CFR 1910, 40 CFR, and 49 CFR; Clean Water Act, NFPA's (National Fire Protection Association) chemical storage guidelines, and J.T. Baker's chemical storage guidelines; computer applications (i.e. Microsoft Office Suite); basic maintenance of balances, spectrophotometers, power supplies, etc.; hazardous materials training; knowledge of and ability to use standard chemical reference; understand and use basic laboratory equipment and chemical calculations.
Required Education and Experience:
2 years experience in a field relevant to chemistry. A solid knowledge of chemistry is vital to the safe and successful performance of these job duties.
2 years college coursework in a field relevant to chemistry, or equivalent.
As a public, regional, comprehensive university, UAF is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization and strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
To apply for this position, please provide a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references with your application. Please submit your application no later than 10/20/2019 at 11:55 PM Alaska Time. The review of this posting will start on 10/21/2019. This posting will be closed once it is filled.
If you need assistance applying to this posting, please contact CNSM Human Resources at 907-474-6714.
Applicants needing a reasonable accommodation to participate in the application and screening process should contact the UA Human Resources office at 907-450-8200.
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.
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