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Laboratory Coordinator- Biomedical Sciences
Tuskegee University

Date Posted Nov. 18, 2020
Title Laboratory Coordinator- Biomedical Sciences
University Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Research Scientist/Associate
  • Biomedical Sciences
    Biology - General

Special Qualifications
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University seeking "Excellence in Every Way," the ideal Laboratory Coordinator will possess the willingness to use their expertise to assist in the university’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Ensure laboratory, equipment, and other accessories are in good working order
Order consumables and other supplies needed by students and instructors
Set up student laboratories; supervise and assist in cleaning the laboratory and its ancillary rooms
Retrieve and clean items at the close of the laboratory day and time period of the course
Move specimens in and out of containers and cold storage rooms
Prepare vascular casts, plastinated. and other types of specimens as desired by the instructors
Assist instructors in Embalming animals; protect and label specimens
Assist in preparing video programs for teaching purposes
Ensure the disposal by incineration of dissected and other cadavers that are no longer usable
Identify and report malfunctions and/or breakdowns of equipment to the physical plant and other pertinent units; follow up their repair
Perform other duties as assigned by the anatomy instructors and department head


Bachelor of Science or associate degree in Biological/Premedical Sciences or related discipline
GED/High School Diploma and at least five years of laboratory experience including handling of samples, animals, cadavers, and ordering and stocking of supplies.
Must be able to communicate effectively
Must have good computer skills (Microsoft Office and other software programs)
Must have good motor coordination and manual dexterity
Must have demonstrated collegiality
Must work well with others

Commensurate with education, training, and experience

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required,/discover-tu/human-resources/staff-positions/laboratory-coordinator-biomedical-sciences and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

APPLICATIONS will be accepted in the Office of Human Resources. Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) to (5) references (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.

Office of Human Resources
Attn: Employment/Recruitment
1200 West Montgomery Road
101 Kresge Center
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
Email Address: Fax: 334.724.4319
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled
Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment. Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.

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