Temple University, CST Chemistry

Position ID:Temple-Chemistry-DIM [#26527]
Position Title: Department Instrumentation Manager
Position Type:Administration
Position Location:Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Chemistry / Chemistry/all subdisciplinary areas of chemistry
Appl Deadline:2024/02/16 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/11/07)
Position Description:    

The Chemistry Department at Temple University is seeking applications for the position of Department Instrumentation Manager. The successful applicant will take charge of an NMR laboratory with three Bruker spectrometers, two 500s and one 400 MHz. Equipped with sample changer robotics, these comprise an open-access NMR environment. The manager will train students in safety and operations, respond to problems arising with the spectrometers, and will conduct minor repairs to the equipment, with the goal of maintaining constant operability of the spectrometers. The manager will support the education of students who require advanced techniques; the manager will also suggest appropriate advanced NMR experiments and provide additional training and supervision as needed.

The Manager will assume responsibility for cryogen (liquid He, N2) maintenance and replenishment for each of the magnets, in a timely manner. Prior experience in these techniques is required.

A PhD in organic, inorganic or analytical chemistry is required, along with extensive experience in NMR spectroscopy.

In addition to the duties above, the manager will play a leading role alongside faculty in the development of support systems for other analytical instrumentation in the Department, including HPLCs, LC-Mass Spectrometers, FTIR equipment, among others. As described above, user training and minor repairs to these instruments will become part of the duties for this position.

This position is a full-time academic professional appointment, with a continuing contract following a 90-day probationary period. Temple University offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Temple University is a Carnegie R1 (highest research activity) institution that serves more than 33,000 students. Located in the heart of Philadelphia, a city known for arts, culture, history and affordable living, Temple University is in close proximity to many outstanding research centers and industry partners. Housed within the College of Science and Technology, the Department of Chemistry serves undergraduate majors and graduate students with academic programs that prepare students to solve challenging, interdisciplinary problems that impact society. The department is committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive departmental community.

Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer committed to achieving a diverse community (AA,EOE,M/F/D/V) and committed to the quality of faculty life.

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1301 N. 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122