Институт тонких химических технологий / Физико-технологический институт
The International School of Moscow is seeking to appoint a Laboratory Technician to start ASAP at our Krylatskoe campus.
Your tasks will involve supporting the work of science teachers and their students to ensure that they:
make the best use of the time they spend in the laboratory;
use equipment safely;
accurately record the results of their work.
Your role will mainly involve providing technical support, ensuring that equipment is functioning properly and is ready to use, and that the right materials are available for particular lessons.
Your tasks will include:
liaising with academic staff to discuss timetables, equipment requirements and work plans;
running trials of experiments prior to classes and then demonstrating techniques for experiments;
preparing equipment and chemicals before lessons - from test tubes to state-of-the-art microscopes;
maintaining and repairing equipment and laboratory apparatus;
record keeping, e.g. for students' practical sessions, tracking methods, results, etc;
ensuring that equipment is properly cleaned and that chemicals, and other materials are appropriately stored;
supporting the work of teachers in classes and laboratory sessions and giving technical advice to staff and students;
working with individual students and supporting them on research projects;
managing the stock control of chemicals and equipment;
ensuring that all health and safety procedures are understood and followed correctly;
coordinating work in the laboratory to ensure efficient use is made of expensive pieces of equipment.
In return we offer:
A stimulating and supportive international work environment.
Generous fully-paid holidays (up to 3 months per year).
Free lunches (in our school cafeteria)
Free shuttle bus from the metro station.
To be a successful teaching laboratory technician you'll need a thorough and meticulous approach as well as strong scientific and technical knowledge, ideally you will be educated to degree level in Chemistry or an associated subject plus a fluency in English, and be resident in Moscow.