Instructional Lab Supervisor

University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law
June 11, 2023
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Position Information

UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System. UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title Instructional Lab Supervisor Department UNT-Chemistry-121200 Job Location Denton Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Retirement Eligibility TRS Eligible Additional Retirement Information

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Salary Information Commensurate with qualifications Department Summary

The University of North Texas (UNT) is a Carnegie R1 research university and a federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution and Minority-Serving Institution, with a diverse population of over 40,000 students. UNT is located in Denton, a cultural hot spot on the northern edge of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the country. The UNT Chemistry Department serves this diverse population of students through both undergraduate degrees (B.S., B.A.) and advanced degrees (M.S. and Ph.D.). Over 4000 undergraduates enroll in our large General Chemistry and Organic Chemistry lab and lecture courses each year. Our graduate program, currently with over 100 students, is focused on training the next generation of scientists in research. Our research-active faculty members pursue research in diverse areas ranging from materials chemistry to medicinal chemistry, with 80% of them receiving external financial support for their research through grants and contracts. Fulfilling our educational and research missions requires dedication to excellence and a strong sense of community among our outstanding staff and faculty members.

Position Overview

To supervise and maintain the physical facilities and the instrumentation in the General Chemistry and other assigned instructional laboratories in the Department of Chemistry. Will also provide instructional training use of laboratory equipment for graduate student teaching assistants assigned to General Chemistry instructional laboratories

Additional Posting Details

Minimum Qualifications

Master's Degree in related field and two years of related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Working knowledge of equipment and instrumentation appropriate to the nature of the lab and/or the discipline, and of supplies including operation, set-up, storage, and maintenance. • Working knowledge of instructional applications related to the laboratory and/or the discipline. • Ability to make effective presentations of experiments or software, and provide instruction in laboratory techniques, use of equipment, use of software, procedures, and safety rules. • Ability to supervise work performed by others.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience teaching chemistry lab courses
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Required License / Registration / Certification Work Schedule

    A 5-day work schedule during normal business hours is typical. After hours activities may occasionally be needed to respond to needs of evening and weekend lab classes.

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    Classification Title Instructional Lab Supervisor Physical Requirements Carrying, Cleaning, Climbing, Lifting up to 10 pounds, Lifting up to 25 pounds, Lifting up to 50 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Walking, Writing, Talk or Hear, Ability to communicate

    Job Duties


    Prepare and maintain the instrumentation used by students in the General Chemistry instructional laboratories


    Monitor proper function of equipment/carry out standard performance checks in laboratories


    Provide oversight and assistance to students using the equipment


    Coordinate routine maintenance and repair of the instrument with Department Chair and Lead Lab Supervisor


    Coordinate and supervise student preppers to assure all equipment and chemicals are available and ready for use when needed for scheduled experiments in the undergraduate instructional laboratories


    Coordinate disposal of waste chemicals with personnel from Risk Management


    Monitor undergraduate laboratories and prep rooms for safety hazards and correct as needed


    Coordinate ordering of laboratory materials and supplies based on experiments scheduled by faculty


    Advise the Lead Lab Supervisor and Department Chair of financial resources needed from course fees to operate the General Chemistry labs


    Prepping of instructional laboratories as needed by the department


    Other duties as assigned by supervisor

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number S6290P

    Position End Date (if temporary) Special Instructions to Applicants

    Please provide a cover letter indicating your interest in the position, a resume or curriculum vitae, and a list of 2-3 professional references with contact information. We will notify you to get your approval before contacting any of these references.

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