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Laboratory Technician (Chemistry)
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Job Description


Committed to educating the next generation of leaders and to inspiring innovation and advancing entrepreneurship, NYIT enrolls approximately 10,000 students on campuses in North America, China and the Middle East. As a forward-thinking institution NYIT has pioneered educational practices to serve student needs since 1955. NYIT offers 90 undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in 50 fields of study and is home to students from more than 100 countries and from 50 states. Its seven schools and colleges include: School of Architecture and Design; College of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering and Computing Sciences; School of Health Professions; School of Management; College of Osteopathic Medicine, and the newly formed School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Education.


NYIT's Old Westbury campus seeks a Chemistry Laboratory Technician at the Office of Life Science for the College of Arts and Sciences.

* Set up chemicals, lab equipment and preparation of reagents for various Chemistry lab sections for the semester.
* Prepare, assist with and answer questions on the preparation of all chemistry labs.
* Assist students with setting up experiments and other learning exercises, and with the use of equipment and materials.
* Follow proper lab procedure, hazardous material handling and use of personal protective equipment.
* Work with vendors with current orders. Inspect laboratories periodically, and manage chemical waste disposal.
* Ensure that all laboratory instruments, equipment and supplies are clean and stored appropriately after the conclusion of each laboratory lesson.
* Hazardous waste collection and assist to maintain documentation. Assist to prepare annual chemical inventory.


* Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or Science is required; Experience in working in a educational laboratory is preferred
* Must have knowledge of BioSafety levels, handling of hazardous material as well as safe handling of bacteria and microorganisms.
* Knowledge of Microsoft Office products required.
* Must have excellent communication skills and ability to work in an independent and collaborative environment.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

About New York Institute of Technology

NYIT is an independent, comprehensive college that offers, through eight schools, more than 100 courses of study leading to undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. NYIT currently educates approximately 11,000 students on three physical campuses--in Old Westbury and Central Islip, Long Island, and Manhattan, near Lincoln Center--and one virtual campus via the Internet. More than 59,000 alumni have received degrees from NYIT.