To provide technical and logistical support to the faculty who teach laboratory courses offered by the Program in Biology, Alpert Medical School and Brown Summer School in the Multidisciplinary Teaching Laboratories (M.D.L.). This is accomplished through communication and collaboration with faculty and students. The Senior Technical Assistant provides the necessary solutions, media, supplies, scientific instrumentation and technical expertise for student experiments; mentors students involved with inquiry based investigations; and maintains teaching equipment and supply inventories.
B.A./B.S. in Biology or Chemistry with M.A./M.S. or equivalent experience.
Working knowledge of most biological laboratory instruments, computers, audio visual and computerized teaching equipment with an ability to trouble-shoot when necessary.
Experience conducting animal experiments.
High human relations skills with ability to adapt to change with ease and efficiency. Must be able to deal with faculty, staff and students with tact and be able to work under pressure.
Ability to work equally well independently or in a team setting.
Criminal background and education check required.
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Senior Technical Assistant
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