Director of Chemical Laboratories for NMR Lab
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Auburn University seeks to fill the position of Director of Chemical Laboratories for NMR Lab. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: (1) Operating and maintaining the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry's 250 MHz, 400 MHz, and 600 MHz NMR spectrometers. (2) Maintaining the computers and software needed to run the NMR instrumentation and data processing stations. (3) Running samples and assisting researchers with data analysis and experimental design. (4) Supervising a graduate student who will assist in the operation of the laboratory. (5) Billing for services pertaining to the NMR spectrometers.
The following are minimum qualifications: (1) A Ph.D. from an accredited institution in NMR Spectroscopy, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or a closely related field. (2) Five years of experience in analyzing (bio)chemical molecules and coordinating lab operations, procedures, and instruction. (3) Knowledge of laboratory techniques, safety procedures, and teaching principles.
Please utilize the attachment feature of our online employment system and attach the following: cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references. Only complete application materials will be accepted for review.
A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment.
Desired qualifications include: Experience in the design and execution of multinuclear or multidimensional NMR experiments on small molecules and polypeptides, the ability to implement new pulse sequences as they become available, and a willingness to prepare grant proposals for upgrades to existing instrumentation or new instrumentation.
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