Coordinator of Upper Level Chemistry Laboratory Courses - Binghamton University
January 6, 2018
Binghamton, New York
Location: Binghamton, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Fri Jan 5 2018 Job Description:
Budget Title: Instructional Support Technician (SL-3)
Supervise and manage upper level undergraduate chemistry laboratory courses (including but not limited to Analytical, Physical Chemistry, Inorganic and Materials laboratories).
Engage in the administration, supervision, training, and guidance of graduate teaching assistants and other personnel as may be required in the Department's undergraduate instructional programs.
Check and set up associated laboratory instrumentation. Identify and schedule preventative/corrective maintenance of instrumentation.
Prepare and supervise the preparation of solutions, samples, and standards for laboratory exercises. Budget for, order, receive, and maintain an inventory of chemicals, supplies, and equipment for the upper level instructional laboratories.
Provide such supervision of, and assistance and coordination with, related lower division laboratory courses as shall be necessary.
Be the LON-CAPA domain coordinator. Provide application administration for LON-CAPA. Create courses, administer users, upload class lists and perform backups.
Work collaboratively with faculty course instructors for continuing operation and improvement of the teaching program. Revise laboratory exercises, and develop and test new laboratory exercises. Design and implement effective teaching and learning processes. Write teaching training materials.
Participate in and contribute to chemical education workshops and conferences. Seek to publish laboratory exercises and other teaching developments in chemical education journals.
Participate in necessary institutional functions such as, but not limited to, departmental and university committees, facilitation of advisory committees, and student/faculty/staff recruitment.
Minimum Educational Requirements
MS or PhD in chemistry or related field
Experience with the following aspects of teaching:
Engaging undergraduates in modern teaching technologies and participating in workshops and conferences on chemical education
Working collaboratively with faculty for continuing improvement of teaching programs and participation on departmental committees
Supervision of diverse staff, including graduate and/or undergraduate students
Experience with the operation, maintenance, and training of equipment such as GC-MS, DSC, fluorimeter, HPLC, GC, FTIR, UV-VIS, glove box, ovens, furnaces, circulating water baths, rotovap, pH meters, simple integrated circuits (AND/OR gates), laboratory power supplies and molecular modeling software.
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