University of California, Berkeley
NMR Applications Specialist
The College of Chemistry at University of California, Berkeley seeks an
Applications Specialist for its NMR facility. The facility currently houses
five NMR spectrometers (two 500, two 400, and one 300 MHz instruments) and
several workstations; a 600 MHz instrument will be installed later this year.
Primary responsibility is to provide comprehensive NMR spectroscopy support
and user training to approximately 350 users with varying needs and diverse
research efforts. Additional duties include assisting with upgrades, writing
proposals for new instrumentation, assisting technical staff with spectrometer
maintenance, and performing administrative duties. Research opportunities
will be available and are actively encouraged.
Required qualifications: Ph.D. and 1+ yrs. experience in NMR; strong
background in liquids (and, ideally, solids) NMR using Bruker and/or Varian
instruments; solid understanding of NMR hardware and software technology,
design, and application of complex pulse experiments; experience in structural
and conformational analysis. Basic UNIX, C, Perl, Tcl/Tk and CGI background a
plus. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential.
To apply: please send cover letter, resume, and contact information for three
references to: NMR Search Committee, c/o Rebecca Egger, Dean?s Office, 420
Latimer Hall, College of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley
94720-1460. Salary and appointment commensurate with experience. Closing
date for receipt of applications is April 11, 2008. The University of
California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Assistant to the Dean
College of Chemistry
University of California
420c Latimer Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-1460
Phone: (510) 643-0472