Maintenance of equipment for the chemistry laboratory, including calibration and record keeping
Keeping records of chemicals, glassware, and other laboratory supplies and accessories.
Calibration of the instruments.
Stock verification and ordering of laboratory supplies.
Assisting chemistry faculty in preparing for laboratories.
Assisting chemistry faculty and students in conducting experiments, making solutions, etc. in the laboratories.
Assisting chemistry faculty and students in sample collection, preparation, testing and fieldwork.
Analysis of water and supervision of research students for water testing.
Other related duties as assigned by science faculty members.
ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEGE AND SKILLS : Experience in working with physics and chemistry related equipment, chemicals and specimens.
Excellent English oral, reading and writing skills
Strong communication and organizational skills
Knowledge of laboratory terminology
Knowledge of chemical risks, hazards and safe handling
Ability to instruct students about lab use and safety
Able to work independently and in a team environment
Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
Strong computer skills particularly in the use of MS Word, Excel and Access.