Tuesday, March 13, 2012

NMR Laboratory Supervisor, Department of Chemistry, University of Alberta

Competition No. A104910984D1
Closing Date - Will remain open until filled

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Alberta invites applications for a Faculty Service Officer (FSO) Level II or III position.

Reporting to the Chair of the department, the NMR Laboratory Supervisor is responsible for the management and planning of a multimillion dollar, state-of-the-art Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Facility. For more information visit http://www.chem.ualberta.ca

This FSO position will oversee the day-to-day operation of the facility, coach and mentor staff and instruct users involved in NMR spectroscopic studies as the facility is used for both research and teaching purposes. The scope of NMR research is very wide; from biomolecules to inorganic complexes. The NMR facility and its staff measure approximately 2,500 research samples per year. This position will be directly involved in collaborative or independent research utilizing NMR, will work in close collaboration with key faculty members and will also have significant interactions with external users, equipment manufacturers and other related facilities on campus.

Applicants must hold a PhD in Chemistry or a related field combined with six or more years of relevant experience in NMR. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience and knowledge of a broad spectrum of NMR techniques and their applicability to problems that are encountered by both researchers and students. Managerial experience is considered an asset. Interested individuals should submit their Curriculum Vitae and three letters of reference to the address below; review of application will begin on March 12, 2012 however the competition will remain open until filled.

In accordance with the Faculty Service Officer agreement, this position offers a comprehensive benefits package which can be viewed at http://www.hrs.ualberta.ca

For more information and to apply online

Dr. D. Jed Harrison, Chair
Department of Chemistry
E3-38 Chemistry Centre
11227 Saskatchewan Drive
University of Alberta
Edmonton AB T6G 2G2

Email: chair "at" chem.ualberta.ca
Fax: (780) 492-8231

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Alberta hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.