• Laboratory Technician, Arts and Sciences / 文理学部实验员

    Posting Number 2019-6074
    Posted Date 1 month ago(6/13/2019 10:31 PM)
    Shanghai-Arts and Sciences (Including Labs)
    NYU Shanghai (SH1002)
    Compensation Grade
    Academic Program Support
  • Position Summary

    NYU Shanghai has an immediate opening for a laboratory technician to provide laboratory support. The lab technician will assist in maintaining, developing, and operating the laboratories of NYUSH as directed and will report to the Director of Laboratories.

    The main responsibilities include:


    Daily Laboratory Operations

    • Interface with Facilities and Property Management for infrastructure problems.
    • Interface with ATS for teaching technology problems, updates and new installation.
    • Interface with Public Safety, EHS, Risk Management and other internal departments for lab related matters.
    • In charge of small infrastructure and facility upgrade projects.
    • Interface with end-user Procurement, Facilities, Property management team and vendors to proceed projects and meet the requirement of end-user.
    • Perform other relevant lab support duties


    Course Support

    • Stock labs with required chemicals, reagent and equipment in advance.
    • Be on-call when lab courses are in session and provide first-aid/CPR support for instructors in the event of accidents.
    • Assist laboratory instructors in maintaining computers for laboratory courses.
    • Prepare lab course material before lab start and cleanup laboratories after the course.


    Laboratory Maintenance

    • Perform periodic checks on laboratory safety equipment (i.e. eyewashes, extinguishers, first-aid kits etc.) and ensure safety equipment is functional and fully supplied.
    • Maintain equipment, supplies and chemical inventory and ensure adequate supplies for laboratories.  Report supply deficiencies to Director of Laboratories and generate purchase orders when necessary.  


    Security and Safety  

    • Observe laboratory operations and bring any security and safety concerns to the attention of the Director of Laboratories.


    • Assist in procurement of materials, supplies, and equipment needed for laboratories.
    • Act as a central point of contact in Laboratories for a variety of activities such as the receipt of goods, the management of business processes, and is responsible for the accounting and bookkeeping of the Laboratories.


    Perform other relevant lab support duties as directed by Director of Laboratories


    Required Education

    • A bachelor’s degree in biology/chemistry or engineering is required.


    Required Experience

    • At least 2 years Laboratory related experience.


    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Proficient in both written and spoken English and Mandarin;
    • Good interpersonal and communication skills to work in an international and cross-cultural environment;
    • Good problem solving skills, and good time management skills;
    • High professional integrity and honesty;
    • Well organized, diplomatic, details and service oriented.
    • Knowledge/experience in Lab construction, ventilation systems and facilities is add up.

    Additional Information

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    The University is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion.


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