INSTRUCTIONAL LAB COORDINATOR

Location
Philadelphia, PA
Posted
Jun 13, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: In the Biology Department oversee approximately 30 student laboratory sections. Design and develop new experiments, troubleshoot each experiment before it runs in student labs, and update lab manuals, hand-outs, and supplemental materials as needed. Teach weekly pre-lab lectures as needed and substitute for lab instructors in emergencies. Together with lab course Lecturers write lab quizzes and exams, create and manage lab website for each course, organize and run weekly meetings with TAs, and demo lab techniques with TAs. Train and supervise Lab Tech responsible for support of laboratory classes.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and 2 to 3 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, is required. Advanced degree in the biological sciences and 3 to 5 years of teaching experience strongly preferred. General knowledge in the biological sciences and in teaching pedagogy required. Ideal candidates will possess basic laboratory skills, including molecular techniques, teaching technology and data analysis skills, strong organizational and problem solving skills. They should also have the ability to work in a biology laboratory setting, to work well with students, staff and faculty and to manage staff and resources. Required competencies include valuing diversity, organization/project management, clear communication, initiative, problem solving, working collaboratively, and managing performance.

Reference Number: 02-29059

Salary Grade: 026

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: Biology

Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

Job Family: I-Technical/Professional Research

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