Laboratory Program Director - 12330BR
Laboratory Program Director
30% - Manage materials necessary for the education and execution of the physiology laboratories: Develop an annual budget for purchase of supplies and equipment. Work with budget director to purchase, store, inventory, and maintain supplies and equipment. Select, write, and/or update appropriate laboratory manuals in consultation with faculty and/or the Director of KU Undergraduate Biology Program (UBP). Serve as a resource for establishing laboratory procedures, etc. Develop and maintain lab safety protocols, in consultation with appropriate individuals and committees.
20% - Coordinate with other UBP personnel: Communicate regularly with students, faculty, TAs, staff, and other Laboratory Directors. Schedule and monitor the lab times and enrollment. Aid the Director of UBP in solicitation of internal and/or external funding for support of UBP activities. Develop and promote outreach activities as appropriate.
15% - Manage personnel: Supervise, train, schedule, and evaluate teaching assistants, student hourly employees, and/or lab coordinators. Educate and train teaching assistants for effective course management and meeting educational goals. Work with fellow laboratory directors and other UBP personnel to schedule, train, observe, and evaluate GTAs and UTAs.
5% - Establish annual goals: In consultation with the Director of UBP develop a set of personal and professional goals that result in enhancing and improving UBP. These may be reevaluated and modified throughout the year as necessary and appropriate.
These percent efforts and specific duties may be modified to meet the educational needs of undergraduate biology.
1. A Master’s degree in a relevant field of biology and three years’ related experience.
2. Three years’ experience teaching at the college or University level.
3. Experience managing supplies and equipment efficiently as evidenced by application materials.
4. Demonstrated experience in the training and supervision of staff.
5. Experience working with people from diverse backgrounds in a variety of situations as evidenced by work history.
2. Evidence of coordination of teaching laboratory facilities.
3. Familiarity with the department, College, and University of Kansas policies and procedures.
Additional Candidate Instructions
Please submit application by July 20, 2018.