Chemical Sciences Magnetic Resonance Facilities Manager

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Posting NumberF0473PWorking TitleChemical Sciences Magnetic Resonance Facilities ManagerDepartmentFranklin College Chemistry DepartmentAbout the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department

In the summer of 2021, the Department of Chemistry will relocate to a new, state-of-the-art building currently under construction.

College/Unit/Department websitePosting TypeExternalRetirement PlanTRS or ORPEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleUnderutilizationAdvertised SalaryCommensurate with experienceAnticipated Start Date08/01/2020Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings)Job Posting Date09/09/2019Job Closing DateOpen until filledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants

A curriculum vitae and a cover letter should be submitted electronically (insert webpage). 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.Correspondence can be directed to the search committee chair, Prof. Jeffrey Urbauer ([email protected]). Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

Location of VacancyAthens Area EEO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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Classification TitleAcademic Professional ACPay GradeFLSAFaculty RankAcademic ProfessionalContract TypeFiscal (12 mo.)Tenure StatusNon-Tenure TrackMinimum Qualifications

Terminal degree in a disciplinary area appropriate for the position (as defined in the job posting)

Position Summary

This full-time (12-month) non-tenure track faculty position will manage the nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) facility in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Georgia. 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. Thie position will provide the opportunity 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 campus.

Additional Requirements

A Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physics, or a related field is required at time of appointment.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification

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.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or CompetenciesPhysical DemandsDoes this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?NoDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoIs driving a responsibility of this position?NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)NoCredit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.

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    2. Cover Letter
    3. List of References with Contact Information
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      Posted: 9/17/2019
      Application Due: 11/16/2019
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