P/T Technical Assistant Biology
DATE DUE: Continuous
DESCRIPTION: Responsibilities include preparing materials for use in undergraduate biology laboratories including microbiology media, microbiology cultures and chemical reagents; set up and remove class materials weekly in laboratory classrooms; maintain laboratory organization including proper sterilization and disposal of wastes; keep track of inventory including maintaining records, recommend purchasing; also ensure lab equipment is maintained.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Associate's degree or higher in Biology or a degree in a biology-related field with at least 6 lab-based science classes at the undergraduate or graduate level. Exceptional organizational and time-management skills.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Proficiency performing techniques in Microbiology: media preparation, culturing of bacteria, protozoans, and/or fungi, sterilization and disposal of wastes; proficiency using and maintaining an autoclave; experience maintaining microscopes and other laboratory instruments.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Niagara County Community College considers only those applications that clearly demonstrate the applicant meets all required qualifications. Persons meeting the required qualifications as stated above should send cover letter that addresses each of the qualifications; resume; copies of unofficial transcripts of all degrees awarded; and the names and contact information for three (3) current, work-related references to Human Resources, Niagara County Community College, Sanborn, NY 14132. E-mail: HR@niagaracc.suny.edu. Incomplete packets may be rejected for lack of information. Additional written letters of reference from applicant's references must be sent to the above address or email before an on campus interview. Search will remain open until candidate is selected however review of applications will begin immediately. NCCC is an EOE/AA SUNY Institution, dedicated to work force diversity. Finalist(s) is/are subject to successful results of a criminal background check.