Laboratory Manager

Job description

Laboratory Manager

Worcester Polytechnic Institute


Position Status: Administrative Exempt Positions

Basic Function:
Maintains the departmental instructional laboratories, maintains the instrumentation and assists with the teaching of the laboratory courses.


  • Oversees and maintains instructional lab operations. Prepares the laboratories for the respective laboratory courses. Orders and restocks the supplies in the labs. Assists in the delivery of the lab courses.
  • Maintains instrumentation in the instructional laboratories and ensures proper operation. Communicates with instrument companies and schedules service visits if needed.
  • Oversees the preparation of solutions/chemicals for the lab courses and supervises undergraduate PLAs and graduate teaching assistants.

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry. Masters degree is a plus.

    Posting Date: 06/13/2018

    Close Date:

    Open Until Filled: Yes

    Special Instructions to Applicants:
    Provide information about experience with operating and maintaining scientific instrumentation. Provide a list of 3 references.

    EEO Information:
    WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.

    Criminal Background Check Statement:
    A pre-employment criminal records check is required.

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    Job No:
    Posted: 6/14/2018
    Application Due: 7/2/2018
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