Technical Assistant Biology
DATE DUE: 3/9/2018
DESCRIPTION:Full-time, twelve-month, tenure-track position reporting to the Chairperson of the Science, Health, and Math Division. Responsibilities include preparation of materials for use in undergraduate biology laboratories, set-up and take-down for multiple laboratory classes, preparation of volumes of culture media, maintenance of live bacterial and fungal cultures, autoclaving of biologics, disposal of biologics and chemicals, maintenance of lab equipment, inventory, ordering and receiving of lab classroom materials and equipment, assisting with budget preparation. Current contractual annual salary is $43,811. Position is available for September 2018.
Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Biological Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, or Laboratory Technology. Laboratory experience, through education or employment, in Microbiology, Human Anatomy and Physiology or Human Biology, General Biology, and Biotechnology. A minimum of six months experience, through education or work, in bacteria culture transfers, culture media preparation, solution preparation, autoclaving, disposal of biologics and chemicals, purchasing and receiving, inventory.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:Master’s Degree. Coursework at the Bachelor’s level or higher or work experience in Botany, Zoology, Ecology, or Genetics. Work experience maintaining lab instruments and equipment. Experience, through education or employment, in a research or testing laboratory. Demonstrable knowledge of OSHA/CLIA safety regulations.
Niagara County Community College considers only those applications that clearly demonstrate the applicant meets all required qualifications. Persons meeting the required qualifications as stated above should send cover letter that addresses each of the qualifications; resume; copies of unofficial transcripts of all degrees awarded; and the names and contact information for three (3) current, work-related references to Human Resources, Niagara County Community College, Sanborn, NY 14132. E-mail: HR@niagaracc.suny.edu. Incomplete packets may be rejected for lack of information. Additional written letters of reference from applicant's references must be sent to the above address or email before an on campus interview. Search will remain open until candidate is selected however to ensure consideration materials should be received by March 9, 2018. Finalist(s) is/are subject to successful results of a criminal background check.
NCCC is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, citizenship, military status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.