Post-Baccalaureate Fellow in Biology - 501844

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Post-Baccalaureate Fellow in Biology - 501844


The Post-Baccalaureate Fellow (PBF) in the Biology department will assist in the preparation of pedagogical materials for the Biology 200/202 courses. This is a limited term position not to exceed two years.


  • Prepping materials and supplies for BIOL200/202 laboratory experiments
  • Piloting or revising BIOL 200/202 laboratory experiments
  • Ordering lab materials, keeping inventory, cleaning/organizing before and after labs
  • Managing laboratory experiments with faculty during student laboratory sections
  • Driving students in a University vehicle to and from field sites
  • Participating in mentored research in a Biology faculty member's laboratory


  • Strong scientific research skills, including experience with cellular and molecular techniques
  • Computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of fundamental concepts in Biology
  • Ability to meet deadlines and adapt to changing priorities
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects at the same time
  • Excellent organizational skills, including record keeping
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions and to work independently
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Excellent communications skills – oral and written
  • Interest in working with college students
  • Required: Must have a valid Driver's License and be able to produce a driving record with a minimum of 3 years of driving history in good standing



  • Bachelor's degree in Biology or Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Experience in a research lab setting


  • Full-time, non-exempt position
  • This is a one (possibly two)-year, limited-term position
  • Typically Monday – Friday, 8:30-5:00 with occasional evening and weekend hours required; 7.75 hrs./day; 38.75 hrs./week

Pay Grade 2 (Hiring Range $12.30 to $15.25 per hour)

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Posted: 3/28/2019
Application Due: 5/27/2019
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