Lab Manager

Southern Virginia University seeks applications for a full-time Lab Manager starting in the Fall of 2024. Primary responsibilities include management of Biology, Biochemistry, and Chemistry laboratory spaces. This position will additionally require part-time teaching.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in the maintenance of lab equipment, proper disposal of waste and hazardous materials, assessment of laboratory needs, and the enforcement of legal safety standards. Candidates are expected to have knowledge of current standards and certifications required for safety management of university lab spaces. Strong capabilities of coordination and collaboration with faculty and administrative bodies is desired. In addition to lab duties, the position includes teaching courses on an as needed basis. Minimum of a M.S. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related field is required.

Southern Virginia University is a private, self-reliant, residential university aligned with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its principles and values. Our mission is to gather faithful Latter-day Saints and like-minded students, lift them in intellect, character, and spirituality, and launch them into successful lives and careers.

Applications should include a resume/CV, at least three professional references, and a letter of interest addressing the desired qualifications, the university’s mission, and evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Review of applications will begin February 19, and will be accepted until the position is filled. Application materials should be sent as a single pdf to provost@svu.edu.

Southern Virginia University is an equal opportunity employer.