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2667Job Opening at UT Arlington

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  • Amy Wilder
    Jun 30, 2009
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      The University of Texas at Arlington would like to announce a job opening for Astronomy Lab Supervisor.

      Purpose of Position: The Lab Supervisor is resonsible for oversight of the development, supervision, presentation and training for the astronomy laboratories and planetarium based laboratories.

      Essential functions Supervise astronomy labs. Manage operation and administration of lab, oversee equipment maintenance, and preparation of laboratory setups. Develop and implement new experiments and instructional lab planetarium activities. Support instructional programs associated with the astronomy laboratories. Maintain major instrumentation and equipment. Support lab section teaching activities and instruct/prepare teaching assistants, as required. Train and supervise student laboratory assistants. Collaborate with Planetarium Director in public outreach and functions of the planetarium. Maintain involvement in professional activities, including visits to McDonald Observatory, workshops, and related activities. Participation in activities related to the Planetarium.

      Required qualifications Bachelor's degree. Astronomy laboratory experience. Computer programming competency. Ability to use standard office equipment, personal computer, Microsoft Office, and standard physics laboratory equipment. Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: If some college or college degree, list school name, degree type, major, graduated or not, and hours completed if not graduated. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

      Preferred qualifications Degree in Physics, Astronomy, or related discipline. Planetarium experience. Public speaking experience. Astronomy laboratory experience with teaching component.

      Find more information or apply online: http://utdirect.utexas.edu/pnjobs/pnjobsvw.WBX?job_nbr=09-06-29-01-4439

      Please direct any questions to Levent Gurdemir at the Planetarium 817-272-0822 or gurdemir@...


      Amy Barraclough
      Program Coordinator
      Planetarium at UT Arlington