0 Replies Latest reply on Jun 22, 2012 9:22 AM by David Harwell


    David Harwell







      The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Auburn University is
      seeking candidates for the position of Director, Instructional & Research
      Laboratories. The individual in this position will be responsible for the
      overall operation, leadership, direction and administration of the laboratories
      in accordance with governmental regulations. Essential functions include, but
      are not limited to: 1) provision of data to governmental and scientific
      organizations, 2) liaison with environmental, safety, risk management and
      regulatory agencies, 3) management and reporting pertaining to the Chemistry
      Building, its internal infrastructure and the Department's teaching and
      research facilities, 4) administration of undergraduate laboratories, 5)
      maintenance of records and updating of procedures pertaining to the graduate
      program, 6) assembly and reporting of data pertaining to undergraduate degree
      requirements, assessment, and accreditation standards, 7) coordination of
      activities pertaining to graduate recruiting, undergraduate recruiting and
      outreach. In many of these functions, the critical evaluation and responsible
      reporting of data require advanced scientific knowledge and familiarity with
      the educational purposes of research activities.



      The minimum qualifications are a Ph.D. from an accredited institution in
      Chemistry or a closely related field and 2 years experience in chemical
      research and coordination of lab operations and procedures. Knowledge of
      laboratory techniques and safety procedures is required. The ability to manage
      many projects simultaneously is also required.



      Desired qualifications are additional years of management experience related
      to chemical research or instruction in a governmental, industrial or academic
      environment; experience in environmental, safety and risk management;
      experience in communication with federal funding agencies and professional
      organizations; experience in management of facilities and infrastructure used
      in chemical research or teaching; experience in management of instructional
      programs and teaching laboratories; experience in the assembly and reporting of
      data pertaining to research and teaching activities; and experience in the
      coordination of student recruiting and outreach activities.



      Refer to requisition #24225 and apply on-line at: http://www.auemployment.com



      on any computer with internet access. If you need assistance, contact Auburn
      University’s Department of Human Resources at (334) 844-4145. Internet access
      is also available through your local state employment office and public



      Review of applications will begin after July 9, 2012.



      Auburn University is an Affirmative Action/Equal
      Opportunity Employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.