The Physics Instruction Resources Team (PIRT) is looking to hire a lab coordinator. The selected candidate will provide services to the Physics department by planning and preparing lecture demonstrations for General Studies and Majors courses.
Provide service to the physics department by planning preparing lecture demonstrations for Physics General Studies and Physics Majors courses.
Provide the setup and assist with operation of undergraduate physics labs including technical lab support as needed during classes.
Purchase, receive, and inventorying new laboratory equipment.
Maintain laboratory equipment and maintain the demo-prep areas and laboratories in clean condition.
Participate in PIRT outreach projects.
Take part in professional development activities.
Manage student workers who work with lecture/lab courses.
Update hall displays with physics materials/interactive demos.
Use effective verbal and written skills to provide technical training and create new lab manuals.
Train/lead student workers during demo set-ups.
Train/lead student workers during lab set-ups.
Provide equipment inventory for the courses (propose budget for equipment/demo upgrades).
Provide summer courses support.
Work with a diverse population.
Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND three (3) years of related experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
Evidence of a Bachelor's or Master's degree in physics or physics-related field.
Experience with using Microsoft Office Products (in a Windows or Mac environment) including Outlook, Excel, Word, and Power Point.
Experience with internet and/or library searches of scientific concepts and technical applications.
Experience with searches of purchasing new physics apparatus.
Experience writing scientific papers and technical reports.
Experience working with scientific laboratory equipment.
Experience repairing laboratory equipment using basic tools, including soldering of electrical connections and wiring of simple circuits.
Experience designing and building demonstrations and labs that exhibit scientific principles.
Experience working collaboratively in a multicultural environment.
Evidence of effective verbal and written communication skills, including advanced grammar and spelling in American English.
Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding, and manipulating a computer mouse
Required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work
Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds
Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts
Clearly communicate to perform essential functions
The Department of Physics is now: Ranked in the top 20 physics schools in the west. The Doctoral program is ranked 50th in the nation. A world leader in microscopy and diffraction methods. Our commitment is first and foremost in developing the highest quality programs and research opportunities for students engaged in the study of physics. Physics faculty here at ASU are among the finest researchers, teachers, and mentors in the field today. We are a leader in physics research of solid state phenomena at nanometer scales. State-of-the-art instrumentation includes electron microscopes, scanning probe microscopes, ion beam probes, solid-state lasers, and a low energy electron microscope. We conduct experimental research at the smallest scales and have access to world-class accelerators across the globe.
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Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.
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Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.
ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.
Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.
Additional Salary Information: Depends on experience
Internal Number: 47190BR
About Arizona State University
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 70,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.