Solid State NMR Staff Scientist

New York City, New York (US)
Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
May 29, 2021
Jun 28, 2021
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

New York Structural Biology Center (NYSBC, seeks a Staff Scientist in the area of NMR spectroscopy. The primary responsibility of the position is to support the operation of the Center’s 9 Bruker NMR spectrometers (ranging from 500 – 900 MHz) with a focus on solid-state NMR instrumentation, which includes 600 MHz (equipped for dynamic nuclear polarization, DNP), 750 MHz, and 900 MHz instruments. The Staff Scientist provides technical support to a broad range of users primarily from the nine NYSBC Member Institutions, but including other proprietary and academic organizations as needed, on experimental set-up, data collection, processing, and analysis. The Staff Scientist contributes to the research, training and other activities of the Center on Macromolecular Dynamics by NMR Spectroscopy at NYSBC ( The Staff Scientist is encouraged to identify and develop independent research projects in collaboration with investigators at NYSBC Member Institutions. 

Required Qualifications. A Ph.D in Biochemistry or Chemistry with research experience in biological solid-state NMR spectroscopy and a strong publication record. Experience with multinuclear multidimensional CPMAS experiments, Bruker software and hardware, pulse programming, knowledge of basic electronics, and experience with Unix/Linux operating systems.

Preferred Qualifications. At least 1-3 years postdoctoral experience. Experience with low temperature DNP NMR spectroscopy. Experience maintaining and repairing NMR instrumentation. Experience with biological solution state NMR spectroscopy in addition to solid-state NMR spectroscopy.

NYSBC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply, send a cover letter, CV and three references

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