Laboratory Associate, UC Blue Ash Biology Department

University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio, US
Jun 04, 2021
Jun 24, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors >

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century - building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what's Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America's top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report . Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as "the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

About UC Blue Ash

The University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College invites applications for a high performing, well organized Lab Associate in our Biology Department. UC Blue Ash College is the largest regional college in Ohio offering primarily associate degrees, with an enrollment of approximately 5,000 students.

Job Overview

Provide support activities for the teaching needs of designated laboratories and to administer the daily operational policies of the laboratories. Reporting to the Lab Manager, the Lab Associate will provide support materials and activities for the teaching needs of the Biology and Anatomy & Physiology labs, including: preparing solutions, providing lab supplies, setting up anatomical models, maintaining laboratory facilities, and administering the daily operational policies of the laboratories as instructed by the Lab Manager.

Essential Functions

  • Supervise, train, assist and/or instruct faculty and students using laboratory facilities.
  • Monitor activities within designated laboratories.
  • Maintain all laboratory equipment, including ordering of supplies; perform repair work, and schedule professional repair.
  • Assist faculty on project feasibility and design.
  • Administer safety programs.
  • Act as liaison with local industry regarding specifications and availability of new and used laboratory equipment.
  • Recommend space and equipment assignments as requested and resolve any conflicts for space and equipment.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

  • Associate's Degree in a related field.
  • Three (3) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience

One (1) year of experience in an area of technical specialty.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.

Application Process

Interested and qualified applicants must apply online at . Please include a cover letter of interest and Resume. All certifications and other documentation can be uploaded using the Additional Documents section.

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

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