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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Status Full Time
Classification Title Lab Instructor-9 month
Work Location Main Campus-3600 N. Garfield, Midland, TX
Job Summary

The Chemistry Lab Instructor/Coordinator will teach labs, maintain equipment, set up all chemistry labs for all instructors, order supplies and make sure the lab is in compliance with all legal/safety requirements. The Chemistry Lab Instructor/Coordinator will oversee the activities of the lab. Managing the lab is the equivalent of 9 LEH. In addition, 6 LEH of lab instruction will be required for a total load of 15 LEH. A minimum of 10 office hours are required.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related field; Relevant work experience may be substituted for educational requirement

Knowledge of use and care of standard chemistry lab equipment

Minimum of two years of experience working with waste disposal, use, and care of standard equipment, and use or repair of analytical instrumentation in a chemistry laboratory

Preferred Qualifications

Teaching experience

Ability to work on equipment to solve simple problems

Essential Functions

Fulfill faculty roles and responsibilities as outlined in Midland College Policy 02:01:01

Managing labs/teaching labs for a minimum of 15 LEH each week

Maintenance and calibration of all laboratory equipment

Assist with development of laboratory curriculum

Assist with the selection of laboratory manuals and supplementary materials

Introduction, in the form of a lecture, of new concepts not covered by a lecture instructor

Development of and administration of test material for each lab

Maintain a grade book for lab grades and attendance records

Training and coordinating the activities of part-time laboratory staff

Maintain a safe laboratory environment, to include implementation of all applicable state and federal safety standards

Set up, budgeting, purchasing, and inventory of supplies of all durable and disposable laboratory equipment, chemicals and specimen

Active participation in community service activities and Midland College student activities

Other duties as assigned

Physical Demands

Ability to move easily within the lab

Ability to lift or move a minimum of 25 pounds overhead

Use of manual dexterity

Ability to stand or sit for long periods of time

Laboratory setting

Min Salary 42,686 per year
Max Salary 47,290 per year
Pay Statement Salary is commensurate with educational qualifications and experience.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number P00032F2016
Open Date 06/28/2017
Close Date
Position Available 01/08/2018
Special Instructions to Applicants

All documents must be electronically submitted through the Midland College Online Employment Services website to be considered. Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration. Documents that must be submitted online: Completed online application, resume, transcripts, three letters of reference, and a statement addressing responsibilities, qualifications and how the candidate meets the desired characteristics. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted with application. NOTE: Official transcripts sent directly from the institution(s) attended to Midland College Human Resources are required within 30 days of hire. If a specified closing date is not listed on the posting, there is a required minimum posting period of five business days. All Midland College positions are security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code ยง51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. An employment offer is contingent on completion of a satisfactory criminal background investigation.

EEO Statement

Equal opportunity shall be provided to all applicants for employment and employees, without regard to their race, color, creed or religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or other factors which cannot be lawfully the basis for a personnel decision.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or related field?
    • No
    • Yes
  2. * Do you have knowledge of use and care of standard chemistry lab equipment?
    • No
    • Yes
  3. * Do you have knowledge of waste disposal, use, and care of standard equipment in a chemistry lab?
    • No
    • Yes
  4. * Do you have any teaching experience?
    • No
    • Yes
  5. * From the list below, please indicate how you first learned about this employment opportunity?
    • Newspaper
    • Television
    • MC Website
    • MC Human Resources Office
    • MC Employee
    • Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Other

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3
  5. Statement Addressing Responsibilities & Qualifications