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Director of Laboratories/Head Technician

Hamilton is one of the nation's top liberal arts colleges. It is independent, highly selective, coeducational and residential. Originally founded in 1793 as the Hamilton-Oneida Academy, Hamilton is today composed of 1,850 diverse and talented students from nearly all of the 50 states and approximately 40 countries. More information can be found at www.hamilton.edu/about.

The Hamilton College physics department is seeking a full-time Director of Laboratories/Head Technician. This position supports the educational mission of the Physics Department. 

Primary responsibility is for teaching and setting up introductory laboratory courses. Responsibilities also include, but are not limited to,

(1)  Laboratory management, maintenance, and development for all courses. 
(2)  Collaborating with faculty with developing new laboratory exercises, and the devising and set up of lecture demonstrations for introductory courses. 
(3)  Coordinating the responsibilities of two part time technicians who support the teaching and research activities of the department.


Successful candidates will possess a Master’s Degree or Ph.D. in Physics and have a demonstrated ability to be highly organized, prioritize multiple tasks and manage short- and long- term projects. Experience in laboratory instruction is preferred.

Application Instructions:

Please submit 1) a letter of application describing relevant experience, 2) a resume or curriculum vitae, and 3) two letters of recommendation (uploaded separately by the referees) via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/24804 Questions may be directed to Prof. Gordon Jones, gjones@hamilton.edu


Please review Hamilton's Benefits Summary for more information.

Hamilton College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer and encourages diversity in all areas of the campus community.

Posted 04/17/2014
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