Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Manager Position

Athens, Georgia
Commensurate with experience.
Sep 18, 2019
Oct 18, 2019
Job Type
Full time


The Department of Chemistry at the University of Georgia seeks a manager for their nuclear magnetic 
resonance (NMR) facility. This is a full-time (12-month) non-tenure track faculty position. The NMR 
Manager will be fully responsible for supervision and maintenance of Bruker, Varian/Agilent, and 
potentially JEOL 400, 500, and 600 MHz NMR instruments, and will share responsibilities for a 
Bruker EPR system. The manager will also be responsible for training and assisting users, 
scheduling instrument use, assisting faculty in teaching NMR courses, and other facility management 
related duties. Additional expectations include participating in collaborative research efforts 
with faculty, pursuing independent research efforts, and assisting in grant proposal and manuscript 
preparation. In the summer of 2021, the facility will relocate to a new, state-of-the-art building 
currently under construction. A Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physics, or a related field is 
required at time of appointment. One year of postdoctoral experience in NMR spectroscopy is highly 
desirable, as is at least one year of experience with troubleshooting hardware, routine maintenance 
of NMR instruments, and computer administration and networking. A curriculum vitae and a cover 
letter should be submitted electronically ( The names 
and contact information for three individuals who will serve as references are also required. 
Consideration of applications will begin on October 15, 2019, and continue until the position is 
filled. The successful applicant will find excellent opportunities for interactions and 
collaborations with other spectroscopists, scientists and professionals that utilize the 
exceptional NMR facilities, including very high field instruments, across the University of Georgia 

Correspondence can be directed to the search committee chair, Prof. Jeffrey Urbauer 
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