Employment Opportunities

 

Faculty Positions

Assistant Professor of Biology, Microbiology
 
The Department of Biology at Barnard College, Columbia University, seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Microbiology (starting July 2018). The successful candidate will be expected to establish an active, externally funded research program in any area of Microbiology.  We are especially interested in candidates with demonstrated experience or potential for mentoring undergraduate researchers, including women and underrepresented minorities. Teaching responsibilities include advanced lecture and laboratory courses in Microbiology, a seminar course in the candidate’s area of specialization, and participation in core courses required for the major. Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience required; teaching experience desirable. 
 
Applicants should electronically submit cv, cover letter, research and teaching statements, three representative publications, and contact information for three references from whom we can solicit recommendation letters.
 
Please apply at https://careers.barnard.edu/postings/3064. Review of applications begins November 1. Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community. We especially encourage women and candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

 

Student Positons

Spring 2018 Openings
Office Assistant
(No Openings at this time)

Perform clerical duties such as photocopying, running errands, mailings.  Computer duties, including data entry and may perform web research.  Interact with faculty, staff, and students.  Asisst with other departmental tasks and special projects as necessasry.  Proficiency in one or more computer programs required, particularly Excel.

For questions contact:
Jacqueline Milligan, Department Administrator
1203 Altschul Hall
jmilliga@barnard.edu
 
 
Teaching Assistants for Introductory Biology Labs
(Currently hiring for Spring 2018.  Positions opened until filled.)
 

Requirements: Students who received a grade of B or better in both BC1001 & 1002 are eligible to apply for Lab TA positions in BC1001 & BC1002. Students who received a grade of B or better in both BC1501 & 1503 are eligible to apply for Lab TA positions in BC1001, BC1002, BC1501 & BC1503.

Responsibilities: Assist the lab instructor during each 3-hr lab section with the following: grading of pre-lab quizzes; ensuring that students follow lab procedures, including lab breakdown and lab safety instructions; providing knowledgeable feedback to students on their questions regarding the lab material; proctoring exams. Lab TAs are expected to prepare for each lab on their own time (~1 hr per week for lab prep). Starting hourly wage for the position is $13.50/hr.
 
For questions contact:
James Casey, Associate Laboratory Director
911 Altschul Hall
 
To Apply Click HERE
Application Deadline: Position is Open Until Filled.
 
 
Lab Assistants for Introductory Biology Labs
(Currently hiring for Spring 2018.  Positions will opened until filled.)
 
Responsibilities: Lab assistants are an integral part of Barnard's Introductory Biology Labs. Duties for the position include the following: setting up and breaking down lab materials, cleaning lab materials (test tubes, beakers, etc.), labeling lab ware (PCR tubes, beakers, etc.), preparing and distributing solutions, providing general care for plants and animals, completing errands at nearby locations, and light office work (photocopying, data entry, etc.).
 
Requirements: A minimum of 3 work hours per week is required of all lab assistants. Available work shifts are listed on the application form below, but there is some flexibility in scheduling specific start and end times of some shifts. Daily and weekly instructions will be provided, so no experience is necessary. However, a strong work ethic and sense of responsibility are required for the position. Starting hourly wage for the position is $13.50/hr.
 
For questions contact:
James CaseyAssociate Laboratory Director
911 Altschul Hall
 
To Apply Click HERE
Application Deadline: Position is Open Until Filled.
 
 
Biology Departmental Lab Assistant
(No Openings at this time)
 
Responsibilities: Biology Departmental Lab Assistants will perform basic lab maintenance jobs in various faculty research labs within the Biology Department.  Jobs include (but are not limited to): glassware cleaning, stocking inventory, waste removal, and some office work. Departmental Lab Assistants will work under the supervision of the Biology Department Lab Manager.  Please note that this NOT a research position.  Previous lab experience is not required.
 
Requirements: Previous lab experience is not required, but completion of any college level science course is preferred.  Available work shifts are listed on the application form below, but there is some flexibility in scheduling specific start and end times.  Daily and weekly instructions will be provided, so no previous experience is necessary. A strong work ethic and sense of responsibility are required. Starting hourly wage for the position is $13.50/hr.
 
For questions contact:
Basil PerkinsLaboratory Manager
1203 Altschul Hall

bperkins@barnard.edu

To Apply Click HERE 
or copy this link in browser address bar: https://goo.gl/forms/MsShnwhZc39IibS03
Application Deadline: Position is Open Until Filled.