Chemistry Laboratory Teaching Assistant

  • Little Priest Tribal college
  • Winnebago, NE, USA
  • Mar 06, 2023
Part time Education

Job Description


Open:  June 1st, 2022                                                 Closing Date: Until Filled                 


Position Title: Chemistry Laboratory                      FLSA Status: Hourly, Non-Exempt

                                 Teaching Assistant


Department:  Academics                                               Job Status:  Temporary, Part-Time


Reports To:  Chemistry Instructor                              Work Schedule: 12 hours/week





The laboratory teaching assistant (TA) in chemistry will be responsible for the supervision of all laboratory activities for two (2) chemistry courses taught at Little Priest Tribal College in the Fall 2022 semester, CHEM 1010 Introduction to General Chemistry and CHEM 1090 General Chemistry I. Each course has 1 section at 2 hours each. CHEM 1010 Lab will be taught at LPTC campus and CHEM 1090 Lab will be conducted at the Northeast Community College campus in South Sioux City, NE. The Chemistry TA will teach both laboratories under the supervision of the LPTC Chemistry Instructor.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Laboratory lecture material will be provided and delivered by the course instructor via Zoom in the laboratory while the TA supervises students ensuring they are paying attention.
  • Travel to Northeast Community College in South Sioux City, NE to teach CHEM 1090 General Chemistry I laboratory.
  • Responsible for setting up all the necessary laboratory equipment and materials needed for each experiment;
  • Guide students in the laboratory procedures to ensure that each laboratory session is completed in the allowed time;
  • Expected to be familiar with all experimental procedures and calculations involved in each experiment prior to entering the laboratory and must be prepared to aid students on this material;
  • Will not be responsible for creating laboratory lecture material or grading.
  • Expected to attend all pre-lab sessions, all laboratory sessions, and any other scheduled meetings with the course instructor;
  • Always maintain a safe instructive environment in the laboratory;
  • Must follow all safety guidelines and always enforce these guidelines for all students in the lab;
  • Responsible for laboratory housekeeping and should ensure that all areas are clean and neat before leaving the laboratory;
  • Provide first response in the event of a laboratory accident.



Qualifications and Education:

  • B.S. in Chemistry or a related physical science degree with 6 credit hours of chemistry laboratory coursework.
  • Familiar with laboratory equipment, chemicals, and protocols specific to the chemistry courses.
  • Be able to respond appropriately in the event of a laboratory accident. 


Applicants should submit a cover letter, current resume, transcripts and three letters of reference to Human Resources, Little Priest Tribal College, P.O. Box 270, Winnebago, NE 68071 or email to Applicants may also go to the college website at and complete an on-line application. Please complete an application and submit a certified copy of your transcripts.