NMR/MS Research Associate/Facility Director

Wilmington, North Carolina
Mar 24, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Title: NMR/MS Research Associate/Facility Director
Department: Chemistry Admin - 32320
Vacancy Number: E152
Position Number: 6740
Location of Workplace: Main UNCW Campus

Summary of Position:
The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry (www.uncw.edu/chem) invites applications for an NMR and MS research/facilities director with demonstrated technical expertise in one or both techniques. A Ph.D. in chemistry or closely related field is required. The start date is as early as April 2017, but is negotiable. The department has 600 and 300 MHz NMR’s along with high and low-resolution mass spectrometers. The successful candidate is expected to train and supervise NMR and MS users as well as maintain the instrumentation. In addition, the candidate will perform NMR and MS experiments for faculty and students in the context of independent or collaborative research with faculty. Involvement in teaching, particularly in our graduate NMR/MS course is expected. Review of applications will begin March 30, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. For more information and to apply, please visit http://jobs.uncw.edu/.

Minimum Requirements:
Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry or related field. ABD’s will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:
Demonstrated NMR or MS expertice and experience and the ability to assist students and faculty in a research and teaching environment.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
Chemistry & Biochemistry at UNCW offers exciting, student oriented programs that award Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BS,ACS Certified) and Master of Science (MS) degrees. A significant portion of the training takes place in our laboratories, both those associated with courses, and those involving research in Marine and Atmospheric Science, Biochemistry, Organic and Inorganic Synthesis, Computational and Physical Chemistry and Chemical Education, all of which incorporate our state of the are instrumentation (http://www.uncw.edu/chem/ ). In addition to rigorous courses in all aspects of chemistry, most of our undergraduate students and all of our local graduate students carry out research under the direct supervision of our outstanding faculty.

College/School Information:
At UNCW, the College of Arts and Sciences provides the vital foundation for the university’s pursuit of excellence. Through our teaching, we educate students for lives of fulfillment in the twenty-first century. Through our research, we advance the state of knowledge and creativity in the arts and sciences. And through our outreach, we improve the quality of life in Southeastern North Carolina and beyond.

University Information:
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. A public institution with over 14,000 students, the university is known for its superb faculty and staff and powerful academic experience. With an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology and educational leadership, UNCW is consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence and affordability by publications like U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and The Business Journals. UNCW also recently earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, bestowed to higher education institutions dedicated to community involvement.

EEO Statement:
UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicant Instructions:
Applicants must apply online (http://jobs.uncw.edu/) and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references. For more information on the department, please visit http://www.uncw.edu/chem/. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Ralph Mead (meadr@uncw.edu). Questions regarding the online application process can be directed to Libby Schaffer (schaffere@uncw.edu).

Months Per Year: 11 Months (August-June)
Position Type: Permanent
Job Posting Date: 03/23/2017
Priority Consideration Date: 03/30/2017

Priority Consideration Information:
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Address application documents to: Dr. Ralph Mead

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