American University of Iraq - Baghdad

Biology Lab Assistant/ Technician Full-Time Position

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College of Arts and Sciences

Why the American University of Iraq – Baghdad?

Opening its doors in the Spring of 2021, the new American University of Iraq – Baghdad (AUIB) began as a dream of influential individuals in Iraqi and the United States business, industry and government who want to see a world-class institution of higher learning established in the city, reminiscent of the days when Baghdad was an educational mecca and flourishing capital of the Muslim world.  With a great library, palatial college buildings and student centers, state-of-the-art classrooms, laboratories, and athletic facilities, AUIB will be a beautiful campus attracting students, faculty, and staff from throughout the world.  We invite you to join us in this exciting new venture.

We invite applications and nominations for the position of:

Biology Lab Assistant/ Technician Full-Time Position

This position will report directly to the Dean of College of Arts and Sciences.

Job Description:

  1. Set up equipment and material for biology lab courses, as per faculty members instructions. 
  2. Prepare and maintain documentation of lab inventory of equipment, materials, and supplies.
  3. Arrange purchase orders for lab material and supplies, and lab budget. 
  4. Prepare and maintain documentation of all lab protocols and procedures, and safety rules. 
  5. Attend technical and lab safety training as deemed necessary. 

Experience, Skills, And Educational Requirements:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in biology from a reputable college/ university. Master’s degree is a plus.
  2. Minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience after graduation. Work experience in a college/ university is a plus.  
  3. Familiarity with lab safety rules and standard operating procedures. 
  4. Ability to work and coordinate with faculty and other lab staff as member of a team. 
  5. Strong computer skills, English communication skills, and good time management skills. 

Application Procedure: 

Applications should include:

  • Cover Letter 
  • Curriculum Vita
  • Passport First Data Page
  • Contact Information For Three (3) Professional References
  • Copies Of Degrees Or Certification

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Confidential review of materials and screening of candidates will begin immediately. 

Please apply through AUIB website OR send your application and supporting documents to the following email address:  

A declaration of a relation at AUIB is obligatory

We will contact you if you are selected for interview.

AUIB is seeking to diversify its workforce and actively encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply. AUIB especially welcomes applications from native English speaking candidates and those with academic qualifications obtained in Europe and North America.

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