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Laboratory Educator

Spelman College
Job Location:
Atlanta, Georgia
Laboratory and Research

Job Summary

Laboratory Educator (Spelman College - Atlanta, GA) Multiple positions available. Collaborate in developing and implementing laboratory components of Biology courses.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teach laboratory sections and maintain and equip the labs.
  • Serve the students and the department by providing consistent and dedicated staffing for the teaching labs.
  • Assist in registering students and assigning them to correct lab sections.
  • Prepare labs for the introductory Biology course sequence and provide laboratory support for other Biology courses within the department.
  • Optimize and improve experiments so that students have predictable results within the laboratory.
  • Grade student assignments and maintain grade book.
  • Assist DSI (tutors) with supplemental instruction for the introductory courses.
  • Assist the Senior Lab Educator to maintain purchasing records, warranties, and operating instructions for lab materials.
  • Participate in Biology department staff meetings.
  • Advise the Biology department regarding current and best practices in laboratory equipment and methods, and their uses in improving the laboratory teaching experience.

Required Qualifications

Requires a Master's degree (or foreign equivalent) in Biology, Science or a related field and 3 years of experience in the job offered or in teaching science laboratory sessions at the university level.

Must have 3 years of experience in each of the following: maintaining laboratory equipment and technology; leading group and one-on-one presentations to share scientific information; communicating with students, faculty and staff in written and verbal reports; and reading, analyzing and interpreting common scientific and technical journals. Experience may be gained concurrently.

Full Time/Part Time: Full-time

Posting Number: SC0409P

Posting Closing Date


Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicants

In addition to on-line application, please submit resume to Reference JobID: 5587294.
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