Scientific Instrumentation Specialist

Toledo, Ohio
Compensation commensurate with experience
Mar 28, 2018
Apr 27, 2018
Field of specialization
General / Technical
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at The University of Toledo invites applications for the position of a Scientific Instrumentation Specialist. This position is a full-time 40 hr/week position. Responsibilities include user training and support, maintenance, repair and interpretation of scientific data from a range of sophisticated scientific instruments.

Applicants with at least 2 years of experience with advanced analytical instrumentation are encouraged to apply. Specifically, detailed understanding of X-ray diffractometers and electron microscopes is required. Knowledge in mass-spectrometry and thermal analysis, and experience in customer service, is a plus. Ability to adjust to new developments/instruments and a strong desire to support research and teaching is essential. Duties include analysis of samples from clients and assistance in preparing proposal for instrument upgrades. A Ph.D. degree in chemistry, biochemistry, physics, engineering or a closely related field is required. The successful candidate will begin their appointment May 2018.

The University of Toledo is a comprehensive state institution with an enrollment of approximately 20,000 students located on an attractive suburban campus. The University offers competitive salaries and generous. Further information is available at Applicants must submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and a summary of past experience in maintenance, operation and/or user training on advanced instruments as a single pdf file to Names and contact information for three references should be included in the application. Review of applications will begin March 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. The Department encourages applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. The University of Toledo is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.