General Chemistry Laboratory Coordinator

Binghamton University (State University of New York)

Binghamton, NY

ID: 7077060
Posted: April 14, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Department of Chemistry at Binghamton University invites applications for a General Chemistry Laboratory Coordinator, a calendar year professional staff position eligible for permanent appointment. The main responsibilities will be the management and operation of all general chemistry laboratory courses. The Coordinator will update existing and develop new laboratory experiments and initiatives in collaboration with Faculty and the Director of the Instruction and Outreach to continually improve the undergraduate general chemistry curriculum. Specific responsibilities of the position include planning, coordinating, and teaching general chemistry laboratory courses, including formal writing instruction, training and coordinating undergraduate and graduate teaching assistants; manage day-to-day operation of the laboratories; schedule, plan and coordinate laboratory exercises; administer the laboratory budget; enforce safety regulations; operate and maintain laboratory instrumentation; participate in and contribute to chemical education workshops and conferences; be the LON-CAPA manager for all general chemistry laboratory courses; participate in necessary institutional functions such as, but not limited to, departmental and university committees. We are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching and service.

Potential candidates should have a M.S. or a Ph.D. in chemistry or a related field; outstanding organizational, communication and interpersonal skills and a demonstrated commitment to outstanding teaching at the undergraduate level.
Applicants must submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy and three letters of recommendation online at

Review of completed applications will begin on April 12, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled, with an anticipated appointment date of July 1, 2021.

Binghamton University is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws of the State of New York. Binghamton University will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.


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