Texas A&M University Laboratory/Field Technician in San Antonio, Texas

Job Title

Laboratory/Field Technician

Agency

Texas A&M University - San Antonio

Department

Department Of Science And Mathematics

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

San Antonio, Texas

Job Type

Temporary/Casual Staff (Fixed Term)

Job Description

The Laboratory Technician, under general supervision, prepares and maintains laboratory equipment.

Responsibilities:

  • Sets-up and maintains equipment for the assigned laboratory and updates laboratory computers.

  • Improves and develops new experiments to be implemented into assigned laboratories.

  • Assists undergraduate and graduate students with their research projects.

  • Maintains inventory and orders parts and supplies as needed. Maintains laboratories according to Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) specifications.

  • Provides logistical support with computers in the laboratory.

  • Performs laboratory and prep room cleanup.

Education and Experience:

  • Associate degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • One year of related lab work experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of lab room preparation and lab techniques and safety.

  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Applications are accepted only through the online job portal at:

http://www.tamusa.edu/humanresources/job-opportunities/index.html

Applicants must complete the online application by either downloading your resume to auto-populate the application, or manually complete the application fields.

After the Work History section in the application process, you can select UPLOAD to attach the following required documents.

1) Cover letter to include (3) professional references; and

2) Resume

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made.

In compliance with ADA, if accommodations are needed for the application process, please contact HR at (210) 784-2058.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Texas A&M University-San Antonio is one of the fastest growing universities in both the Texas A&M University System and the state. The University, which had operated as an upper-division institution since 2009, welcomed its inaugural class of 505 first-year students in August 2016.

With student enrollment over 5,500, A&M-San Antonio is quickly expanding to fill the grounds of its 700-acre campus in South San Antonio. Due to the rapid growth, the University’s footprint is transforming with the construction of a new residence hall, Esperanza Hall which will be operational in Fall 2017 and the anticipated addition of a Science and Technology Building in Spring 2017.

A&M-San Antonio proudly offers 25 undergraduate degrees and 11 graduate programs with the lowest undergraduate tuition in the area. The University’s core values of “Excellence, Student Focused, Audacious, Opportunity and Collaborative” provide a foundation for its world-class faculty to inspire graduates to be lifelong learners and responsible global citizens. A&M-San Antonio will continue growing as an economic and social catalyst while becoming nationally recognized for student and academic success.

Texas A&M University-San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (210) 784-2052.

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