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TTU - Senior Research Associate - Crystallographer

Texas Tech University - Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Lubbock, Texas
Open + Benefits
Closing date
Jun 26, 2022

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Field of specialization
General / Technical
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Job Type
Full time
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The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Texas Tech University seeks applications for a Senior Research Associate with experience in both single crystal and powder X-ray diffraction techniques to run our departmental X-ray characterization facility. A Ph.D. degree and expertise in X-ray crystallography is required. Postdoctoral experience in chemistry or materials science is preferred. Responsibilities for the position include: 1) overseeing the day-to-day operation of the facility, including, student training, scheduling, data management, and billing, 2) performing crystallographic analysis, including structure determination, 3) conducting powder diffraction experiments, 4) managing the maintenance and repair of the single crystal/powder diffraction equipment, and 5) providing expertise for groups writing research manuscripts, as well as instrumentation and research grants. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to report results in a timely manner are required.  

All applications must be submitted online. Online application can be made at for staff requisition number 28332BR or, use the direct link, . Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vita, and names of two individuals who can be contacted to provide recommendations. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minoritized candidates, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.

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