Vacancy for Physics Lab Assistant

Brief description of UFAZ: UFAZ is an ambitious project initiated by the Presidents of the French Republic and the Republic of Azerbaijan in 2014. It is administered by the historic university of Azerbaijan - the Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University (ASOIU) from the Azerbaijani side and the prestigious University of Strasbourg (UNISTRA) from the French side.

UFAZ delivers 2 national diplomas (French and Azerbaijani) at the Bachelor level in the following specialties: Computer Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Geophysics, Oil and Gas engineering. And at the Master level in the following specialties: Data bases and artificial intelligence, Chemical engineering, Physical chemistry/cheminformatics, Geosciences. Tuition language is English.

Vacant Position:

· Physics Laboratory Assistant


· 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 software (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” to until the April 30, 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited to the further stages of the recruitment process