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Location: St. Louis
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 37160
Hiring Department POST DOCTORAL FELLOW, Chemistry Microscope Imaging and Spectroscopy Technology ResponsibilitiesThe M(icroscope) I(maging) and S(pectroscopy) T(echnology) Laboratory in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UMSL houses a variety of microscopes including newly acquired field emission scanning electron microscope (FE-SEM), atomic force microscope (AFM), and laser scanning confocal microscope. Additional major instrumentation includes an LC/MS/MS (liquid chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry) system and an ICP-AES (inductively coupled plasma – atomic emission spectrometer). The successful candidate will be responsible for user training and support, providing daily support and supervision for instrument maintenance and repair, maintaining instrument software and data storage, and overseeing scheduling of instrument use and billing of users. The manager will actively cultivate and work with internal users including providing data interpretation, as well as conducting fee-based data acquisition and analysis services for external users, including those from local industry. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to research projects directly associated with usage of the facilities and to publish.

This position is full time, one year renewable appointment.

Minimum QualificationsA graduate degree in a relevant area of science with direct experience in electron microscopy is required. The individual must be able to speak and write clearly and fluently in English. Preferred Qualifications
A PhD in a relevant area of science with significant experience with more than one of the instruments listed. Minimum Salary$47,500 Application Deadline
Review of applications will begin on July 12, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Application Instructions

Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

For questions about the application process, please call (314) 516-5805. If you are experiencing technical problems, please email [email protected].

Benefit Summary

The University of Missouri - St. Louis offers benefit-eligible employees a wide variety of benefits including: health, dental and vision coverage effective on the first day of employment, vacation and sick time accrual, four personal days per year, tuition assistance for employees and their dependents, pension and employee and dependent life insurance. For more information about our benefits, please visit http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits.

UMSL is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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