Cell Biology Lab Preparator

Binghamton, New York
Up to $43,504 per year + benefits
May 28 2021
Life Sciences, Biology
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Department of Biological Sciences at Binghamton University is seeking candidates for a full-time position as Instructional Support Associate, beginning Fall 2021. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Preparing materials and cultures for laboratory courses including cell biology and zoology
  • Assisting with course development
  • Providing instructional support and assistance for laboratory courses including cell biology
  • Working with teaching assistants to familiarize them with the protocols and instrumentation used in the courses
  • Setting up instructional laboratory spaces, maintaining laboratory equipment, and ordering supplies.


  • Bachelor's degree in biology or related field
  • Excellent organizational and written/verbal communication skills
  • Must be comfortable working with a diverse group of people


  • Master's degree
  • Prior work experience at the college level
  • Demonstrated experience in assisting in teaching laboratory courses
  • Training or experience in cell biology
  • Demonstrated experience in mammalian tissue culture techniques
  • Demonstrated experience with fluorescence microscopy
  • Demonstrated experience with Molecular biology techniques and instrumentation


Additional Information:

Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.

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Application Instructions:

Deadline for Internal Applicants: May 20, 2021

Deadline for External Applicants:  Open until filled

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the vacancy is filled. 

Persons interested in this position should apply online.

Please submit:

  1. Resume,
  2. Cover letter, and
  3. Contact information for three professional references

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