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Drake University Laboratory Assistant I, Chemistry - 999572 in Des Moines, Iowa

Laboratory Assistant I, Chemistry - 999572

Description:

The Chemistry Department at Drake University invites applications for a full-time laboratory assistant position. We seek a candidate who is committed to providing a rigorous and engaging laboratory experience for students enrolled in general chemistry course. Responsibilities include teaching assigned laboratory sections, following safety protocols, preparing teaching materials, and assessing student learning. A baccalaureate degree in chemistry or a related field, knowledge of specialized principles or techniques normally obtained through a four-year college/university academic program, and strong laboratory skills in chemistry are required. This is a nine-month position starting in August 2021. Questions may be directed via email to John Gitua, the search chair, at John.gitua@drake.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Drake University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE), and actively seeks applicants who reflect the diversity of the nation. Applicants should submit cover letter, resume/CV, and list of references as part of the application.

Duties:

Function Percent Description

01 50

Teach laboratory courses and pre-labs in accordance with course syllabi, promote student understanding of laboratory experiments and stimulate students' intellectual growth by assisting them during laboratory periods in proper procedures and practices. Follow, communicate, and consistently enforce laboratory safety policies during all laboratory periods. Interact with students both within and outside the instructional setting in a professional manner.

02 20% Conduct on-going evaluation and prepare grade reports of student progress and maintain records of student course/class performance. Participate in writing of laboratory materials and assist in supplemental instruction as needed.

03 20% Maintain office hours and assist students with laboratory and other course related information. Maintain timely e-mail communication with students.

04 5% Prepare solutions, and set up equipment as needed.

05 5% Foster a cooperative work environment and perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

A baccalaureate degree in chemistry or a related field, knowledge of specialized principles or techniques normally obtained through a four-year college/university academic program, and strong laboratory skills in chemistry are required.

Date Available:

05/04/2021

Required Documents Message:

Cover Letter, Resume/CV

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Drake University is an equal-opportunity employer and actively seeks applicants who reflect the diversity of the nation. No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, religion, age, disability, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or any characteristic protected by law in its educational programs and activities, admissions, or employment..

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