Postdoc in Solid State NMR - Kansas State University, USA

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data posted: December 16, 2009

A postdoctoral position in solid state NMR is available immediately in Prof. Mark Hollingsworth lab for studies of ferroelastic and ferroelectric domain switching, crystal growth, crystallography, and molecular recognition phenomena in organic inclusion compounds and related materials.

The researcher would be responsible for the operation and maintenance of a 300 MHz NMR instrument (Tecmag Apollo) dedicated to solid-state experiments such as MAS NMR, 2H NMR, and single crystal NMR.

Candidate requirements

The ideal applicant would have extensive experience in a variety of solid-state NMR experiments as well as experience with construction and maintenance of NMR equipment. Experience and interest in organic synthesis of labeled compounds would also be very helpful, as would the ability to collaborate with crystallographers and materials chemists.

More about the position

Duration of each position would be for one year with the possibility of extension to two years. Salary will be commensurate with experience and background.

Review of applications will commence immediately, but the search will be extended until suitable applicants are found. In accordance with Kansas Board of Regents policy, a background check is required. Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and it actively seeks diversity among its employees.

How to apply

Along with a cover letter that specifies the position or positions for which you are applying, send CV and the names and addresses of three references to

Prof. Mark D. Hollingsworth
Chemistry Dept. 
213 CBC Building
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506-0401 
ph.: 785-532-2727
fax: 785-532-6666
e-mail:  mdholl aT
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