POSITIONS

Chemistry Lab Teaching Assistants (RS-2019014)

2019/6/25

Guangdong Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Job Post – Chemistry Lab Teaching Assistants


Position Title: Chemistry Lab Teaching Assistants

Department: Chemistry

Report to: Prof. Dr. Yoav Eichen, Dr. Michail Paraskevas

Start Date: End August – Start of September

Type of Position: Part-time (hourly pay)

Number of Hiring: 4 - 6

Post Number: RS-2019014                 


Position Description                                                                      

This role is for a lab teaching assistant for the GTIIT chemistry lab courses (Instrumental Analytical Chemistry). This is a part-time hourly-paid role, for two eight-hour lab classes per week: Days to be decided. The position will also include paid training in instruments, carrying out the procedures and relevant safety information.

The lab classes are expected to start in the week commencing 2019/10/14 and will run for 10 weeks. The training will be provided in the weeks before this date (estimating beginning of September).

 

Duties and Responsibilities                                                                   

· Before starting the semester: (a) Learning lab safety means and regulations, (b) Doing all experiments and submitting reports to the lab teacher.

· Before each lab, preparing a short quiz for the students and checking it (for permitting students to do the lab).

· Delivering general instructions and explanations to a group of students, on the lab session.

· Supervising the lab work of a group of circa 8-10 students.

· Assisting students with the lab procedures and instruments during the lab session.

· Taking care of safety issues in the lab, in general, and in a student group, in particular.

· Asking questions for evaluating the knowledge and readiness of the students.

· Writing a report on students’ performance (used for the final grade).

· Being present in the lab during all session time.

· Checking students preliminary and final lab reports, marking mistakes, writing comments and grading them.

 

Required Job Specifications                                                                

· Undergraduate degree (or higher) in chemistry or a chemistry-related subject

· Experience of working in an instrumental analytical chemistry lab environment

· Knowledge of either HPLC, GC, GC-MS, AAS, UV-Vis and Spectrofluorometry.

  

Required Job Competencies                                                                

· Language ability: English communication must be excellent (speaking, reading and writing)

· Good communication and educational skills

· Ability to read scientific documents and lab procedures


Application Information                                                                   

Please send a short self-introduction (in English, no more than 200 words) as well as a list of analytical techniques and instruments which you usually operate to michail.paraskevas@gtiit.edu.cn Qualified candidates will be invited to interview with the lab manager.


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