Behind nearly every facet of the sciences at Middlebury, the imprint of the STSS Department can be found.
Primary interface with Facilities Services, Custodial Services, Public Safety, Course Scheduling, Events Management, ITS, and contracted services. Oversight of direct support services including issuing building keys, providing card key access to the building, managing shared services such as printers and copiers, facilitating local computer backups, and coordinating various building activities.
For more information, please see McCardell Bicentennial Hall (MBH).
Technical and Laboratory Support
Support and guidance for faculty and students on the operation of various instrument systems, sciences laboratories, and computer-based systems including software selection and implementation, data analysis, and use of graphics and multimedia. Support and repair of laboratory and field equipment, design and fabrication of scientific apparatus, and data management for various instruments. Fabrication and precision machining of a variety of materials.
For more information, please see Technical Support.
For general inquiries, please email email@example.com.
Telescope and Scientific Computing Specialist
Areas: Observatory management, scientific computing, scientific data, web development, technology liaison, Linux, Python, photography, STEM outreach
Sciences Research Compliance and Laboratory Safety
Oversight of human subject research, the IACUC, the Institutional Biosafety Committee, vivarium programs, chemical and laboratory safety, and biological and radiation safety. Oversight and responsibility for many related laboratory safety functions, including hazardous waste accumulation, pickup, and disposal; chemical spill cleanup; management of safety data sheets; and testing eyewash stations. Training of faculty, staff, and students in laboratory safety.
For more information, please see Research Compliance and Laboratory Safety.
Laboratory Stores and Procurement
Oversight of operation of the Laboratory Stores; shipping, receiving, and delivery of packages; and materials management within the building. Support for ordering materials for select academic departments, and ancillary purchasing support for the Laboratory Stores and other departments within the building.
For more information, please see the Stockroom.
For general inquiries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Care and support for Middlebury’s AAALAC-accredited programs in both teaching and research. Daily care for organisms housed in McCardell Bicentennial Hall, as well as the numerous related services, support, and assistance used by faculty investigators and students.
For general inquiries, please email email@example.com.
Responsibility for operation of the greenhouses and care and curation of botanical specimens.
For more information, please see the Greenhouse.