Biology Faculty

Biology Lab Coordinator

Southern Virginia University invites applications for a biology lab coordinator. Candidate will have a minimum of Master’s Degree in a biological science. ABD and PhD candidates also encouraged to apply. Main duties are to inventory, order and organize lab materials; prepare solutions and pour agar plates; set up labs for several courses; clean up and ensure proper waste disposal; management and training of undergraduate TAs; minor equipment repair and maintenance. This position will require close coordination and communication with the instructors of those courses. Must be flexible and communicate effectively. The ideal candidate will also recommend new lab experiments for students in these courses or ways to improve existing experiments. Preference will be given to applicants that have experience teaching introductory biology labs (experience teaching labs and lecture a plus for possible part-time teaching assignments). Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits included.

Review of applications will begin February 1st.

Send a cover letter, CV, minimum of two letters of reference, and a copy of graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts will suffice) electronically to:

Biology Search Committee
Office of the Provost
Southern Virginia University
One University Hill Drive
Buena Vista, VA 24416

Southern Virginia University is a four-year residential liberal arts university that provides a rigorous undergraduate education primarily to members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Candidates are not required to be Latter-day Saints, but are encouraged to comment on their familiarity with and support for the University Mission Statement in the letter of application. Southern Virginia University is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages women and members of U.S. racial and ethnic minority groups to apply.