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Montana Tech Lab Director/Instructor in Butte, Montana

Lab Director/Instructor

Montana Technological University provides a comprehensive benefits package for all eligible positions that includes health, dental and vision insurance, mandatory retirement plan with employer contribution, partial tuition waiver, and a wellness program.

Applications received by March 31, 2021 will be guaranteed full review and consideration. Applications received after that date may be considered until an adequate applicant pool has been established.

DUTIES:

  • Instruct Microbiology and Anatomy and Physiology Labs working with faculty to maintain the rigor of courses as well as work to improve these labs

  • Work with faculty to prepare and set up a variety of biology labs taught on campus

  • Order and maintain equipment/supplies for labs

  • Maintain a safe and organized lab space and work with the university?s Director of Health and Safety to ensure lab safety

  • Maintain and provide microbial cultures for labs

  • Hire, supervise, and schedule work study students and undergraduate and graduate teaching assistants

  • Budget, file invoices, and keep records of lab materials and equipment

  • Serve on thesis, departmental, and campus committees

  • Promote science activities in the community such as participating in science fairs, campus tours, etc

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • B.S. degree in biological sciences or closely related field,

  • Relevant teaching experience at the high school or undergraduate level.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Excellent organizational skills,

  • Strong professional communication skills (written and verbal).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • M.S. degree in biological sciences or closely related field,

  • Experience teaching anatomy and physiology labs,

  • Experience teaching microbiology labs,

  • Experience in preparing microbiology cultures and agar plates.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Applicants should have the ability to work with microbial cultures, Bunsen burners, autoclaves.

  • They should also have the ability to lift and carry up to 25lbs.

For full consideration application materials must be complete.

Please include:

  • Cover letter addressing qualifications,

  • Resume

  • Contact information for 3 professional references.

Any offer of employment is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal background check.

Montana Tech is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the University does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, gender, age, political beliefs, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation or preference. In support of the University?s mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged. Montana Tech makes accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant?s ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee?s ability to perform the duties of the job. In compliance with the Montana Veteran?s Employment Preference Act, Montana Tech provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran?s preference please complete the employment (veteran?s) preference form located on the employment page and email to humanresources@mtech.edu. You must include the job title of the position in which you are applying.

To request an accommodation, contact Cathy Isakson 406-496-4380; cisakson@mtech.edu

Montana Technological University provides a comprehensive benefits package for all eligible positions that includes health, dental and vision insurance, mandatory retirement plan with employer contribution, partial tuition waiver, and a wellness program.

Montana Technological University, Butte Montana, is nestled in the Heart of the Rocky Mountains along the Continental Divide, where I-15 and I-90 intersect. We are home to the largest National Historic District in the country. Montana Tech is a special focus institution with a reputation for excellence and value. Montana Tech is ranked #1 in the nation by CollegeNET.

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