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Biological Laboratory Assistant


· Use and maintenance of autoclaves and dishwashing equipment to support teaching and research labs

· Media preparation for all labs (including support for bacterial, animal, and plant work)

· Preparation of common solutions for teaching labs (buffers, salts)

· Assist with lab set ups for teaching laboratories (ordering equipment and reagents)

· Maintenance (organization and clean up) of teaching labs and other common lab spaces

· Assist with proper waste disposal (including both biochemical and bio hazardous waste)

· Coordinate related activities with our instrument specialists and purchasing agents


· Bachelor’s degree in the sciences preferred although a high school degree in the sciences with 3-5 years of relevant experience may be competitive

· General aptitude for and expertise with scientific equipment

· Willingness/eagerness to learn and continue training as appropriate

· Experience and interest in working with students

· Desire to be part of a teaching enterprise.

· The ability to assist in our departmental curriculum and research programs of the faculty, as needed.

To apply please forward cover letter, resume and references to the following:

Joanne Brown, MBA, Search Committee Chair


Haverford College

370 Lancaster Avenue

Haverford, PA 19041


For further information regarding this position, please contact:

Robert Fairman, Professor

Department of Biology

Haverford College

370 Lancaster Avenue

Haverford, PA 19041



The ramp from Magill Library with Ryan Gym and Sharpless Hall in the background.

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