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Assistant Director of Undergraduate Laboratories, Physics
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Mar. 8, 2023
Title Assistant Director of Undergraduate Laboratories, Physics
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Physics
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Physics - General

Position Summary

The Department of Physics in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University at Buffalo is seeking an Instructional Support Technician.

As an Instructional Support Technician, your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
    • Prepare, setup and administer instructional laboratories, including maintenance of laboratory equipment.
    • Teach 2 sections of laboratory courses per semester in the Fall, Spring and Summer. The courses are PHY 151, 152, 158, or equivalent.
    • Collaborate with other laboratory staff the responsibility for selection, supervision and evaluation of TA assignments.
    • Maintain laboratory inventory and is responsible for the timely ordering of supplies for relevant instructional labs.
    • Ensure the safety, security and cleanliness of assigned instructional laboratories. Coordinate proper handling and disposal of hazardous laboratory chemicals.


The ability of the incumbent to cooperate and coordinate with other technical staff members is essential. It is expected that the incumbent will carry out his or her duties in a manner that has a positive effect on the overall instructional and service mission of the Department of Physics.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Physics, or related science

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in instructional laboratory supervision
  • 1 year of experience in a research or instructional laboratory.

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