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How to Apply

Applicants must submit a resume with a cover letter that includes:
-availability for the semester for which they are applying
-contact information for a chemistry faculty member that has had them in lab
-how they meet and/or exceed the requirements of the job

Responsibilities*

Laboratory Prep Assistants work under the direction of the Laboratory Coordinator as well as the faculty and staff of the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry.  The Prep Assistant is responsible for preparing for each lab exercise in their assigned courses with minimal supervision by ensuring that they have all of the necessary equipment, chemical solutions, and consumables.  This position also requires performing stockroom inventory counts, maintaining a clean and organized stockroom area, and other duties as needed.

Required Qualifications*

Must be a currently enrolled UM-Flint student

Successful completion of CHM 261 and/or higher level chemistry labs

A demonstrated ability to apply laboratory safety rules, chemical safety, and safety control measures

Experience preparing and/or standardizing chemical solutions

Demonstrated knowledge of laboratory materials, methods, and equipment

Recommendation by a chemistry laboratory instructor and/or staff

Desired Qualifications*

Knowledge of the Globally Harmonized System

Experience with updated CHM 261 and 263 curricula and MicroLab instruments

Successful completion of CHEM 333 and/or higher level chemistry labs

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Display outstanding attention to detail and organizational skills

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.