Instrument and Laboratory Support Manager - Stonehill College in Easton Massachusetts

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Stonehill College

Easton, Massachusetts

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Instrument and Laboratory Support Manager will support teaching of General Chemistry and advanced Chemistry laboratory sections and to support and maintain Department of Chemistry instrumentation used in both teaching and research. The manager will also work directly with students when necessary helping them understand and complete experiments and laboratory reports.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide laboratory support and preparation for General Chemistry I and II (CH 113 and CH 232) and advanced Chemistry laboratories. Laboratory preparation includes but is not limited to preparing chemicals, solutions, equipment and instrumentation; providing assistance with modifying, refining and updating experiments; helping write and distribute lab manuals; setting up and tearing down for each laboratory section; and ordering and securing all necessary supplies.
  • Oversee work-study students assisting with General Chemistry I and II and advanced Chemistry laboratory preparation.
  • Be present during laboratory course meetings to assist students and professors.
  • Assist students in understanding and writing up lab reports
  • Assist students with the sample preparation for instrumental analysis
  • Assist students with running and troubleshooting instruments, laboratory equipment, computers and Vernier LabPro interfaces
  • Test, troubleshoot and modify new experiments before they are introduced into the curriculum
  • Maintain, troubleshoot and repair or oversee repair of all Department of Chemistry instrumentation.
  • Oversee work-study students assigned to instrument maintenance and repair
  • Attend departmental meetings

Minimum Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree (M. A.) in chemistry or biochemistry or equivalent; or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Must be able to use both Macintosh and Windows computers. Must have experience with using, maintaining and repairing chemistry instrumentation such as NMR, IR, MS\GC , GC, HPLC, ICP, and UV/VIS.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume online to:

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and will continue until the position is filled. Please email inquiries to the Chemistry Department Chairperson, Leon Tilley at

Applicants who will enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.

Stonehill College is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Manager
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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