NMR facility manager- University of Alberta, Canada

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posted: April 23 2010
closing date: May 31, 2010

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Alberta invites applications for a Faculty Service Officer/NMR Laboratory Supervisor (FSO) Level II or III position.

Reporting to the Chair of the Department, the NMR Laboratory Supervisor is responsible for the management and planning of a multimillion dollar, state-of-the-art Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Facility (for more information visit www.chem.ualberta.ca). This FSO position will oversee the day-to-day operation of the facility, coach and mentor staff and instruct users involved in NMR spectroscopic studies as the facility is used for both research and teaching purposes. The scope of NMR research is very wide; from biomolecules to inorganic complexes. The NMR facility and its staff measure approximately 2,500 research samples per year. This position will be directly involved in collaborative or independent research utilizing NMR, will work in close collaboration with key faculty members and will also have significant interactions with external users, equipment manufacturers and other related facilities on campus.

Candidate requirements

Applicants must hold a PhD in Chemistry or a related field combined with six or more years of relevant experience in NMR. The candidate will have demonstrated experience and knowledge of a broad spectrum of NMR techniques and their applicability to problems that are encountered by both researchers and students. Managerial experience is considered an asset. Interested individuals should submit their Curriculum Vitae and three letters of reference by May 31, 2010.

How to apply

Apply Online Competition No. - A104910984

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

Mail     Dr. D. Jed Harrison, Chair
Department of Chemistry
E3-38 Gunning/Lemieux Chemistry Centre
11227 Saskatchewan Drive
University of Alberta
Edmonton AB T6G 2G2
Fax     (780) 492-8231
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