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Physics and Chemistry Laboratory Assistant

About UFAZ

UFAZ was initiated by the Presidents of the French Republic and the Republic of Azerbaijan. Since September 2016, directed by the University of Strasbourg and by the Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University, in close partnership with the Ministry of Education of Azerbaijan, UFAZ undertakes the delocalization of 4 specialties at bachelor level in the fields of science and engineering. Students are delivered a French and an Azerbaijani diploma.

Vacant Position:

· Physics Laboratory Assistant

· Chemistry Laboratory Assistant

Responsibilities:

· Maintain laboratory equipment and tools in clean, safe, and good conditions and preparing chemical solutions;

· Ensure the laboratory is well-stocked and resourced;

· Follow and ensuring 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 completion of 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;

Job requirements:

· Excellent level in English: applicants must be able to teach in English in their topic (physics, chemistry);

· Bachelor’s degree as a minimum level of education with a high average grade and/or with distinctions in physics or chemistry;

· Knowledge of office automation softwares (Microsoft and LibreOffice suits) and any programmed specific to the subject of physics/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 physics industry is an advantage;

· Please send your CV with the title “Physics Laboratory Assistant” “Chemistry Laboratory Assistant” and motivational letter to careers@ufaz.az until the 20th of June 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited to the further stages of the recruitment process.