Employment Opportunities  

Would you like to work at DeSales University?

To be successful at DeSales, you need to believe that relationships with students and colleagues are personal; that knowledge is not transfer of information, but about the value of learning to contribute to society; that faith and culture are complementary. We invite you to explore our current career opportunities and culture below. Application information can be found within the individual postings. Of course, if you have any questions at all, please don't hesitate to ask.

Effective immediately and in accordance with Pennsylvania Act 153, all new faculty and staff at DeSales University whose position with the University has been determined to potentially have direct contact or routine interaction with individuals under 18 years of age must successfully complete a background check, including a Criminal History Report from the Pennsylvania State Police, a Child Abuse History Clearance from the Department of Human Services and a fingerprint based criminal history submitted through the FBI as a condition of employment. Additional background checks may be required based on the specific requirements of the position.

DeSales currently has openings in the following areas:

Laboratory Assistant: Biology

Jul 17, 2017

Date: 7/17/2017

Position: Laboratory Assistant: Biology

Type: Part Time Non-Exempt

Location: Natural Science


The laboratory assistant in biology is a part time employee who will be directly responsible for the preparation and clean-up of labs associated with biology laboratories, including but not limited to general biology, molecular and cellular biology, microbiology, anatomy and physiology, ecology, and environmental science. Specific responsibilities include the mammalian cell culture work, preparation of microbiological media, maintenance of bacterial cultures, and assisting in maintaining the chemical and SDS inventories for the biology program.  This person will also assist the biology lab manager with the review and implementation of computer software for labs and troubleshooting and maintenance of equipment, and be involved in mentoring and supervising work-study students.


  • Bachelor of Science in Biology or related field
  • Laboratory experience with molecular and cell biology, specifically mammalian cell cultures, preferred
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Sensitive to issues of ethnicity, disability and diversity
  • Dedicated to the mission of a small, Catholic, liberal arts institution

 Send Cover Letter and Resume To:

Office of Human Resources


Please Put "Lab Assistant" in subject line

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.


Faculty Opportunities

  • Adjunct Faculty Positions in the ACCESS Program

  • Adjunct Instructors for the Department of Teacher Education

  • Adjunct: Biology

  • Adjunct: Chemistry

  • Adjunct: Computer Science

  • Adjunct: Mathematics

  • Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

  • Didactic Faculty: Physician Assistant Program

  • Director of Healthcare Simulation

  • Director of the MA in Criminal Justice Program

  • MBA Adjunct Faculty Positions

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