Monday, June 3, 2013

Science Lab Coordinator, Claremont McKenna College CA

The Keck Science Department, which houses the biology, chemistry, environmental science, and physics faculty for Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges (three of the five undergraduate Claremont Colleges), seeks to fill the position of Integrated Science Laboratory Coordinator. This is a grant-funded position with a two-year appointment, contingent upon satisfactory review at the end of the first year. The initial appointment will begin no later than September 1, 2013. The Coordinator will work with faculty to oversee the set-up and preparation of the laboratory curriculum for the department’s Accelerated Integrated Science Sequence (AISS) and Introduction to Biological Chemistry (IBC) courses. (More information on AISS and IBC can be found at Additional responsibilities will include maintaining a departmental website and organizing a national conference, both focusing on interdisciplinary science education, and aiding in the assessment of the educational effectiveness of the AISS and IBC courses.
A bachelor’s degree in biochemistry, molecular biology, or related interdisciplinary field and at least one year’s work experience is required or alternatively a master’s degree in biochemistry, molecular biology, or related interdisciplinary field.
Please apply online and upload a cover letter, a resume, and the names and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin on July 1, 2013, and the position will remain open until filled.
This is a full-time, exempt, benefits-eligible position reporting to the Dean of Keck Science.