Biology Lab Coordinator

Gonzaga University HR
Spokane County, Washington, US
Jun 07, 2021
Jun 16, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Who We Are:

At Gonzaga we don't just state our mission. We live it every day as a Catholic, Jesuit, and humanistic University. It is the reason we exist and the foundation for our purpose: educating students for lives of leadership and service. From students to faculty and staff members, everyone here knows what we stand for - and they know how valuable our mission is to the success of our institution.

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Job Description:

The Department of Biology at Gonzaga University invites applications for a Biology Lab Coordinator to prepare laboratory facilities for the teaching of multi-section laboratory courses, to assist with the implementation of lab curricula, to teach lab sections, and to supervise teaching assistants and student workers. The labs are the first semester component of the HHMI SEA-PHAGES program (Science Education Alliance - Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science), which is a course-based undergraduate research experience. Students use microbiology and molecular techniques to discover, purify, and characterize bacteriophages from soil.

The Lab Coordinator will prepare cultures and reagents for the labs, supervise student assistants, coordinate the implementation of the curriculum, and teach several lab sections each semester. We seek applicants who have training or experience in microbiology and/or molecular biology, and who have an interest in undergraduate education.

Minimum Qualifications:

‚ÄčExperience teaching laboratory courses

Experience supervising employees or student employees.

Experience preparing and maintaining microbiology laboratory cultures, materials, and supplies.

Desired Qualifications:

Experience supervising student employees in a lab environment. ‚Äč

EEO Statement:

Gonzaga University is a Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic institution, and is therefore interested in candidates who will contribute to its distinctive mission. Gonzaga University is a committed EEO/AA employer and diversity candidates are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability status and/or protected veteran status

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