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Laboratory Technician (T1188)

Schenectady, NY - Posted on: Friday 08/05/16


FT-Benefit Eligible

Grade T - $20.00 per hour

30 hrs per wk/26 wks per yr

Days and hours will be arranged


The Laboratory Technician will support faculty and student researchers in the Union College Aerogel Lab. Responsibilities include performing aerogel processing tests, maintaining laboratory equipment, instruments and supplies, trouble-shooting and resolving problems, keeping proper laboratory records and helping with special projects. This is a 6 month, grant funded, benefit eligible position that begins in early September 2016, due to the college calendar there will be no expectation of work between 12/23/2016 and 01/02/2017.



Bachelors degree in chemistry, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, or closely related field, or associates degree in mechanical or chemical technology with laboratory experience. Experience with data acquisition and instrumentation preferred.


Please apply via email, U.S. Mail, fax or in person:

Human Resources
Req. # T1188
Union College
807 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12308

Telephone: (518) 388-6108
Fax: (518) 388-6529
Email: hr@union.edu

Please submit all electronic application materials as a single pdf or doc file.

Union College, founded in 1795, is a highly-selective, independent college. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is known for its distinctive blend of the liberal arts and technology. Union College offers its full-time employees an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability coverage, a generous retirement plan and tuition remission.

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Union College’s strategic plan highlights the role of diversity in providing an effective education for the 21st century at the heart of our mission and vision for the College. Diversifying the student body, the faculty, the administration, the staff and the curriculum requires a commitment to honor our mission and advance our goals. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, ability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and national origin.