Director Center for NMR Spectroscopy

Waco, Texas
Commensurate with education and experience
Sep 17, 2018
Oct 17, 2018
Field of specialization
Nuclear / Radiochemical
Work Function
Administration, Laboratory
Job Type
Full time

Director Center for NMR Spectroscopy

Baylor University

Position Overview

Baylor University is seeking a Director to support leading academic research in our newly formed Center for NMR Spectroscopy in the College of Arts & Sciences. The successful candidate will work alongside researchers to provide training, consultation, and analysis in the field of NMR spectroscopy. Responsibilities include routine instrument maintenance, instrument training, short course instruction on modern NMR theory and techniques, and development/upkeep of standard operating procedures. In addition to assisting with daily operations in the Center, this position will establish, organize and lead a user group to advise on major Center decisions and will also be responsible for organizing and developing major instrument grant proposals as they relate to the Center. There will be opportunities for select collaborations and annual travel to nationally recognized conferences will be available.

Other desired experience and qualifications include:

  • Possess an in-depth ability to apply 1D, 2D and heteronuclear NMR techniques specifically to the structural elucidation of small molecules.
  • Experience developing and implementing new NMR experiments especially multi-dimensional NMR.
  • Familiar with common electronics and software used for data collection and processing in modern NMR spectrometers and the ability to troubleshoot and repair hardware systems.
  • Experience working with EPR is a plus but not required.


A Doctoral degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or closely related field is required.

To Apply

View the full position description: Director NMR. Please submit an on-line application at along with a cover letter and resume.

About Baylor
Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continuously operating university in Texas. The university provides a vibrant campus community for over 16,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Baylor is actively recruiting staff who support our mission as we pursue our bold vision, Illuminate.

Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion among its selection criteria. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.