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Lab Teaching Assistant
Category: Education
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  • **Lab Teaching Assistant (Job Number: 1800740)**

Job code: lhw-e0-89830862

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  Job posted:   Fri May 18, 2018
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Lab Teaching Assistant

Lab Teaching Assistant

Job Description:**

Set up and clean up
materials for student laboratories.

Teach two or more
sections of introductory Biological Sciences lab for majors per semester.

This may include
mentoring student groups that are performing a research project.

Prepare solutions and
lab materials.

Involved in information
management (grades, ordering, maintenance of content in Brightspace/D2L
learning management system)

Other duties as the need
arises, such as equipment maintenance, performing trial runs of experiments,
checking inventory, etc


This position requires a
bachelor's degree in biology or related field. Candidates should have a
strong interest in teaching and learning. Relevant work experience or
additional education is a plus.


Able to manage time and
plan what needs to be done.

Able to accurately
follow written or verbal instructions.

Flexible and able to
work cooperatively with others.

Experience measuring
with basic laboratory equipment.

Able to perform
calculations necessary for mixing solutions.

Familiar with basic cell
and molecular biology equipment and techniques.

Computer skills
including Microsoft Office and web-based tools for collaboration and

Basic competence with

Experience with Research

**About VanderbiltUniversity:**

Vanderbilt is a renowned
private institution founded in 1873 located a little more than a mile from
downtown Nashville, TN. The university's students, faculty, staff and visitors
frequently cite Nashville as one of the perks of Vanderbilt. VU is a place
where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities
challenged. It is a place where your diversity is sought and celebrated. It is
a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than
themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was
good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt was recently ranked #1 in the _Princeton Review_ at -has-happiest-students-again-according-to-2017-princeton-review-best-colleges-rankings/ among 382 top colleges and universities
for "happiest students" - as well as #2 for "best quality of life" and "great
financial aid," #5 for "best run colleges" and "beautiful campus," and #6 for
both being in a "college city that students love" and having "great campus/city


addition to offering a lively community that encourages learning and celebrates
diversity, VU offers a competitive, flexible benefits package including health,
dental, vision, life, accidental death & dismemberment, disability
insurance, paid time off, and a 403(b) retirement plan with employer match.
Vanderbilt offers tuition assistance to employees, spouses and dependent
children. Also, after five years of service, Vanderbilt will pay up to 55% of
the tuition for up to three dependent children to earn a bachelor's
degree. Learn more about Vanderbilt's benefits at VU Benefits Overview at -Candidate-.pdf

This position requires a Bachelors Degree.

**Primary Location:** _United States-Tennessee-Nashville_

**Organization:** _12510 - Biological Sciences_

**Job:** _Research / Lab Tech / Paraprofessional_

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