We have the following opening in the College of Pharmacy:
Position: Laboratory Coordinator
Reports to: Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
- Prepare and maintain the Integrated Biomedical Sciences laboratory for faculty and students to perform required lab experiments (wet and simulation based labs), maintain necessary stock of chemicals and supplies, establish and ensure appropriate waste stream management by students and faculty for laboratory procedures, and perform appropriate post-laboratory cleanup in collaboration with faculty or staff.
- Responsible for the day-to-day management of the tissue culture facility according to recognized best practices in the field and support research staff and students on the use and application of equipment or techniques relating to cell and tissue culture storage and manipulation.
- Establish and maintain oversight of purchasing, receiving, and returning of all equipment and supplies within the pharmaceutical sciences research facility in collaboration with the students, faculty, and the department chair of pharmaceutical sciences. Plan and implement routine maintenance checks on all shared use equipment associated with biological applications or general laboratory use not specifically assigned to other faculty or staff. Ensure faculty and staff are maintaining appropriate equipment and supply inventories as needed.
- Facilitate and maintain oversight of chemical, biohazard, and radioactive waste training and pickup within the college of pharmacy and the pharmaceutical sciences research facility in collaboration with faculty, the department, and the College of Pharmacy Environmental Health and Safety Committee. Ensure faculty and staff are maintaining laboratory compliance with all safety, OSHA, and EPA Regulations. Plan and implement routine maintenance checks on all shared safety equipment within the pharmaceutical sciences research facility and the college as necessary.
- Develop lecture and laboratory based training courses designed to enhance student, staff, and faculty understanding of the use of core equipment or routine methods in tissue culture, biochemical methods, and molecular biology techniques. Support and involvement in student and faculty scholarship efforts is also encouraged during academic semesters and the summer.
Education: Bachelor Science or Bachelor of Arts in biology, biological sciences, biochemistry, or molecular biology required.
Experience: One to three years of related laboratory experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience).
Job Related Skills:
- Requires knowledge of general laboratory maintenance
- Familiarity with OSHA regulations
- Safe handling of chemical compounds and biological material
- Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
- Good written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to multitask ongoing priorities or projects
Availability: Accepting applications immediately
Our aim is to make the application process as convenient as possible for you. The online application is the preferred way you can apply for employment. If it better suits your needs, an application can be accessed in PDF format and submitted in person, via U.S. mail or by fax (615-966-7003).
Lipscomb University is associated with the fellowship of the Church of Christ and governed by religious tenets held by the institution. Primary consideration is given to staff applicants who are active, faithful members of a congregation of the Church of Christ. Lipscomb University complies with all applicable federal and state nondiscrimination laws and does not engage in prohibited discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, color, national or ethnic origin, or disability in the administration of its employment practices.