Thursday, May 16, 2013

Lab Manager, UW-Milwaukee

Department of Physics
(Instructional Laboratory Manager)
 UW - Milwaukee
The Department of Physics at the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee seeks a full-time, 12-month Laboratory Manager for its instructional labs. The primary duties of the Laboratory Manager will be to: collaborate with faculty, lecturers and teaching assistants in the design and implementation of lab exercises; manage the operations and facilities of instructional laboratories; supervise support staff consisting mostly of graduate student teaching assistants, determine and secure lab exercise equipment and materials, ensure that instructional laboratories are fully operational and prepared for each laboratory class, and teach and supervise instructional labs.  For more information about the Physics Department, please visit
Minimum Qualifications
A Master’s of Science degree in an area of experimental Physics or related discipline is required.  A minimum of one year working in an instructional or research laboratory setting, or equivalent professional experience, is required.  Training or experience is required in one or more of the following areas:  electronics, computers and electrical, mechanical, physical and other complex components.
Preferred Qualifications• A PhD degree in Physics or related field is preferred
• Experience managing or supervising other instructional support staff, whether formally or informally
• Experience in collaboratively designing and building new experiments for an instructional setting
• Demonstrated ability to collaborate with faculty, lecturers and teaching assistants in the design and implementation of laboratory exercises
• Experience with training students or faculty in computer programs
• Experience in teaching or supervising undergraduate instructional laboratories
• Experience with securing lab exercise equipment and materials
To apply on-line, by June 15, 2013, please go to
“UWM is an AA/EEO employer.”