Vacancy for Chemistry Laboratory Assistant

Job Description:

  • Maintain laboratory equipment and tools in clean, safe, and good conditions and prepare chemical solutions;
  • Ensure the laboratory is well-stocked and resourced;
  • Follow and ensure strict safety procedures and safety checks;
  • Assemble and prepare necessary laboratory materials before scheduled laboratory;
  • Assist the laboratory instructor during the (entire) laboratory period;
  • Put away laboratory materials after the completion of the laboratory.
  • Assist in ordering yearly materials;
  • Maintain a current and running inventory of all materials;
  • Assist in training of new laboratory assistants;
  • Be able to use the appropriate source for developing;
  • Methods for disposal of all types of chemicals;
  • Prepare and maintain accurate laboratory records;
  • Maintain the store for teaching equipment and planning to enable efficient changeovers of experiments;
  • Maintain up-to-date records of maintenance and testing of teaching equipment;
  • Assist with the sourcing of materials, consumables, and equipment for the teaching areas;


  • Excellent level in English: applicants must be able to teach in English in their topic (chemistry);
  • Bachelor’s degree as a minimum level of education with a high average grade and/or with distinctions in chemistry;
  • Knowledge of office automation software (Microsoft and LibreOffice suits) and any programming specific to the subject of chemistry;
  • Flexibility in working hours (facilitation of teamwork, preparation of courses);
  • Commitment to high-quality teaching and creating a fully inclusive, positive learning environment according to French standards of education;
  • Laboratory experience abroad in the field of academic research or the chemical industry is an advantage;

Interested candidates are requested to submit in PDF format in English:

(1) a letter of interest and motivation specifying suitability for the position

(2) an updated resume

Send materials via e-mail to: specifying the Job Title in the subject line.

Application deadline: April 30

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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