Biology Laboratory Technician I (10 month position), Biology

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January 20, 2021



Responsibilities include preparation of labs for Cell Biology, Genetics, Physiology and Microbiology.  General laboratory duties include media preparation; general laboratory organization (set-up and take down); overseeing student workers; communicating with faculty, staff, and students; and other duties as assigned.  This is a ten-month position (August through May annually).


Required qualifications include an associate’s degree in the biological sciences or a closely related field; strong organizational skills; and the ability to handle multiple and varied tasks.

Preferred qualifications include a bachelor’s or master’s degree with two years of responsible experience in a laboratory setting; supervisory experience; and work experience in a university or office setting.

To Apply
Visit to submit a cover letter, resume, completed staff application form, a list of three references and academic transcripts. Application materials may also be submitted to or by mail to:

Truman State University
Human Resources MC 101
100 E. Normal Ave.
Kirksville, MO 63501

Questions may be directed to Human Resources at 660-785-4031 or Final candidates will be expected to undergo and successfully pass a background check.

Review of applications will begin February 3, 2021, and continue until position is filled.

Truman State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff.  Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.  In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, Truman State does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its program or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs.  Inquiries may be directed to the Institutional Compliance Officer, 660-785-4354 and

Truman State is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.  To request this document in an alternate form or to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources, McClain Hall 101,  100 E. Normal, Kirksville, MO  63501, 660-785-4031 or

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