Lab Manager for Biology and Chemistry

Mount Mercy University is a Catholic, coeducational University founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1928 enrolling approximately 1800 students.  The University offers a variety of liberal arts, professional, accelerated, and graduate degree programs. 

The Department of Natural and Applied Sciences invites applications for a full-time, ten-month position to work with both the biology and chemistry programs beginning fall 2012.  We are looking for a candidate who is broadly trained in the sciences.  A minimum of a M.S. degree; laboratory experience is preferred. Duties will include: organization, set-up, and take-down of laboratories, equipment maintenance, supervising work study students, maintaining lab inventory, monitoring the laboratory budget, coordination of chemical waste disposal, and being responsible for adherence to MSDS specifications. Additional duties such as website management, teaching of laboratories, and others may be included depending on the experience and interest of the candidate.

Successful candidates must also demonstrate a willingness to support Mount Mercy’s mission as a Catholic university providing student-focused education in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy. Mount Mercy University welcomes those of different faiths and is committed to excellence in education and community service.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume, summary of pertinent experience, the names and contact information for three references along with salary requirements by February 17, 2012.  Submissions should be emailed as Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat attachments to: with the subject line, “Lab Manager.”  Only application materials emailed to this address will be considered.  Application materials submitted on paper will not be reviewed.

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Mount Mercy University is an equal opportunity employer and a smoke free environment.