Laboratory Coordinator of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the School of Engineering


Position name

Laboratory Coordinator of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the School of Engineering

Key and functional tasks of the function

–     To help in conducting laboratory sessions of the School;

–     To keep and maintain laboratory equipment in good condition;

–     To prepare plans of practical and laboratory classes in accordance with the instructions of the faculty members, and the available equipment and reagents;

–     To ensure following safety rules in laboratories;  

–     To assist in designing and setting up the laboratories

Key and functional tasks of the position

–     Management and coordination of laboratories;

–     Liaison and cooperation with faculty of School;

–     coordination of laboratory preparation for the academic process;

–     conducting regular checks of the equipment functioning;

–     maintenance of repair works records, technical maintenance, calibration and general service to the laboratory equipment.

–     analysis of needs in laboratory equipment, materials and reagents, based on the expenditures;

–     planning and coordination of applications for purchasing the necessary laboratory equipment, materials and reagents;

–     maintenance of records of the laboratory equipment, materials and reagents;

–     conducting of trainings on safety and due use of equipment to persons, assigned to works in the laboratory. Strict following of all measures on technical safety;

–     participation in conducting scientific experiments in consultation with Department Head/Dean.


Master degree, specialist or bachelor’s degree in:

–     Nanotechniques;

–     Material science;

–     Petroleum Engineering;

–     Hydrogeology;

–     Engineering sciences;

–     Genetics;

–     Molecular biology;

–     Biology;

–     Nanobiotechnology;

–     Chemistry;

–     Analytical chemistry.

Required professional experience 

At least 3 years experience of working with laboratory equipment. Excellent knowledge of safety basics during the work on laboratory equipment.

–      Knowledge of laboratory equipment, instrumentation and regulations for its operation, the structure of experimental work, rules for the safe use and disposal of waste;

–      – Knowledge of the timing of maintenance and replacement of consumables of laboratory equipment, the basis for minimum repair;

–      – Knowledge of the rules and norms of labor protection, safety precautions, industrial sanitation and fire protection;

–        Knowledge of the rules for the proper use of training laboratories

Professional competence and personal qualities

–     Ability to work effectively on an individual basis and as a member in international team; 

–     Experience of working with different cultures;

–     Interpersonal and organizational skills.

–     Eager to work with students.

Proficiency in languages

Fluency in Kazakh, Russian, English (oral and writing skills) languages.

Computer Literacy

A highly trained PC user (Microsoft Office).

Deadline for CV

Until position is filled.