We're Hiring: Magnetic Resonance Postdoctoral Scholar

December 15, 2021 | By UNC-Chapel Hill Chemistry Communication

Position Summary

50% Research- Lab Operations
The Magnetic Resonance Postdoctoral Scholar will promote the use of NMR and/or EPR spectroscopy including but not limited to variable temperature and time resolved experiments through hardware, software and procedure development. The individual will work with students to adapt NMR and/or EPR to their research needs and collaborate with researchers.

50% Research- Technology Development
Laboratory Management: work with the staff in the core to support EPR and NMR applications. Instrument maintenance including: cryogen fills, sample changers, NMR probes and EPR resonators. Software support for EPR simulations and/or NMR spectroscopy. Supporting helium recovery, training and general lab support are expected.

About the Department of Chemistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The Chemistry Department is one of the largest and most complex departments in the Division of Academic Affairs. There are 43 faculty members, 44 SHRA and EHRA staff positions, 260 graduate students, 33 postdoctoral research associates, 700 undergraduate majors, and an annual total of approximately 10,000 registrations by all students in classroom and laboratory courses. The Department is housed in five buildings with over 580,000 sq. feet of space. The faculty participate in teaching assignments which involve an average of 200 students per faculty member per semester. The majority of faculty are research active and supervise graduate students working on their Masters or Ph.D. degrees, undergraduate students carrying out independent research and honors programs, research technicians and postdoctoral research associates. Primarily the research is funded by federal and private agencies such as NSF, NIH, Army, Navy, DOE, PRF and involves expenditures of more than nineteen million dollars annually. A total of over thirty-two million dollars from all sources is expended annually in the Department.

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