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CUNY College Laboratory Technician -  Nutrition Program, School of Urban Public Health -REOPENED- in New York, New York

College Laboratory Technician - Nutrition Program, School of Urban Public Health -REOPENED-

Job ID

23975

Location

Hunter College

Full/Part Time

Full-Time

Regular/Temporary

Regular

GENERAL DUTIES

Performs highly-skilled laboratory functions and other technical duties in support of coursework.

  • Sets up, maintains, and organizes student laboratories

  • Assists students with setting up experiments and other learning exercises, and with the use of equipment and materials

  • Maintains appropriate safety and hygiene standards

  • Maintains required documentation related to laboratory activities

  • Manages equipment and materials inventories.

Job Title Name: College Laboratory Technician

CONTRACT TITLE

College Laboratory Technician

FLSA

Non-exempt

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION

The Nutrition Program at Hunter College invites applications for a full-time College Laboratory Technician.

This position reports to the Chair of The Nutrition Program/ Director of The School of Urban Public Health. With limited supervision, performs laboratory procedures requiring technical skills and independent judgment in molecular biology, nutritional biochemistry, anthropometry and food science.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Preparation of materials for use in Nutrition and Food Science Laboratory undergraduate laboratories.

• Maintenance of analytical and general laboratory equipment, chemical and general storage areas.

• Maintenance of supplies inventory and orders for new materials.

• Supervision of students in instructional setting and research projects

• Performance of related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

For appointment as a college laboratory technician, a person in addition to possessing knowledge and skills related to the discipline, shall be a high school graduate possessing one of the following sets of minimum additional qualifications: (a) four (4) years of work experience appropriate to the requirements of the department at a level of competence comparable to that indicated by apprenticeship in the skilled trades; OR (b) an associate degree and a minimum of two (2) years of experience of the type described above; OR (c) a bachelor’s degree in an area appropriate to the duties to be performed; OR (d) an appropriate combination of at least (4) years of education and work experience beyond high school.

Preferred Qualifications:

A Master’s degree in an area appropriate to the duties to be performed. Food chemistry and molecular biology experience desirable. Applicants should be knowledgeable of the principles of food science, nutritional biochemistry, and anthropometrics appropriate laboratory instrumentation.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

Vaccine Requirement:

Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.

COMPENSATION

CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

BENEFITS

CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website www.cuny.edu/employment. To search for this vacancy, click on SEARCH ALL POSTINGS and in SEARCH JOBS field, enter the Job Opening ID number.

Click on the "APPLY NOW" button and follow the application instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should follow the instructions to set up an account.

Please have your documents available to attach into the application before you begin. Note, the required material must be uploaded as ONE document under CV/ Resume (do not upload individual files for a cover letter, references, etc.). The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters – also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , –, _ or ç)).

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please include:

  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae/ Resume

  • Names and contact information of 3 references who have worked with you in a supervisory capacity

Upload all documents as ONE single file-- PDF format preferred.

CLOSING DATE

-REOPENED-

The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing second round of complete applications on August 30, 2022. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the position/s remain open after initial round.

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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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