Dienstag, 10. Juni 2008

NMR Manager position at UWO

NMR Career Opportunity at the University of Western Ontario, London,
Ontario, Canada

Position Posting Reference: 000776
Job Title: Research Scientist
Department: Chemistry
Employee Group: PMA - Professional and Managerial Association
Type: Continuing Appointment
Status: Regular Full-Time Classification & Regular Hours Salary
Grade: Research Scientist 2



The NMR Manager provides leadership in the area of NMR spectroscopy
within the Department of Chemistry, the University of Western Ontario
and the broader community. The NMR Manager advocates and plans
strategically on behalf of the users of the Facility, which includes
undergraduate and graduate students and researchers, postdoctoral
fellows, research associates, faculty, and external users. The NMR
Manager supports the teaching, research and service missions of the
department by effectively managing all aspects of the operation of the
NMR Facility.

The Manager also facilitates the research of the faculty and their
research personnel by consulting with the users on advanced applications
of NMR spectroscopy for research problems and by implementation of the
appropriate NMR techniques. The Manager takes a collaborative,
consultative approach to planning, communicating and implementing all


- PhD in Chemistry/Physics or PhD in NMR Spectroscopy

- Minimum 4-5 years hands-on experience in solution state NMR
spectroscopy and, preferably, with solid-state NMR experience

Skills & Expertise:
- NMR instrumentation including the console and probes (solution and
solid state)
- Basic NMR experimental set ups (solution and solid state)
- NMR theory (solution and solid state)
- Pulse Programming
- Knowledge of NMR, word processing, spreadsheet and web design software

- Leadership skills
- Communication skills: in print, person to person and in large groups
(writing, listening, advocating, relationship building, giving feedback)

- Organizational skills
- Assessment skills: understanding current operations, realizing the
potential for improvements
- Ability to work independently
- Time-management skills
- Problem-solving skills
- Knowledge of Linux/Unix computer operating systems

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian
citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

Please apply before: Friday, June 13, 2008