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Instrumentation Lab Managers

Wake Forest University, Department of Chemistry
Winston Salem, North Carolina
Competitive salary and full benefits
Closing date
Jul 9, 2022

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Field of specialization
General / Technical
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

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Wake Forest University is seeking to hire two instrumentation lab managers with expertise in the areas of: (1) powder/thin film X-ray diffraction and scanning electron microscopy SEM; and (2) mass spectrometry MS.  These are full-time positions (renewable annually) with full benefits. These positions will provide support for the teaching, research and service mission of  the Chemistry Department and the Biochemistry & Molecular Biology program at Wake Forest University.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Chemistry or closely related discipline. Candidates are expected to have expertise in the operation and maintenance of instrumentation; a proven track record in the acquisition and analysis of data; the ability to provide instrument training to undergraduate and graduate students, and to work collaboratively with faculty and external scientists on research projects.  The successful candidates will also be expected to teach at least one class per academic year in support of the undergraduate and graduate programs. 

Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce, and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.  Applications will be reviewed beginning June 30, until the positions are filled.  To view detailed job descriptions and to apply, visit the Wake Forest University Careers website at:


1.  X-Ray and SEM Instrumentation Manager:


2. Mass Spectrometry Instrumentation Manager:



Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution dedicated to academic excellence in liberal arts, graduate and professional education. Founded in 1834, the University is ranked among the top thirty national universities. With 4,300 undergraduates and 2,200 graduate and professional students, the student-faculty ration is 10:1. Wake Forest is a collegiate university offering a vibrant intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities and an active athletics community. From its founding, the university adopted the motto “pro humanitate” which is exemplified by a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world. For quick facts about the University, go to . Wake Forest University is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina – part of the beautiful Piedmont Triad metropolitan region, which has a population of more than 1.5 million and is listed among the top 35 best places to live in North America by Cities Ranked and Rated. Known as the state’s “City of the Arts,” Winston-Salem offers a vast array of arts experiences ranging from music venues to galleries to theatre and film festivals. The city is also ranked among the top 50 US cities for affordability on national surveys. Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications from women and minorities. It seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

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