December 19, 2017
Job Opening - University of Ottawa NMR Technician
The Faculty of Science of the University of Ottawa is seeking a technician for its very active Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) facility. The NMR facility serves more than 30 active research groups and consists of 8 Bruker NMR instruments ranging in field from 200 to 600 MHz as well as a Bruker EPR spectrometer. The facility conducts a wide range of modern NMR experiments on both solids and liquids. As the NMR technician, you must hold at least an M.Sc. degree in chemistry or a related field (Ph.D. preferred) with at least two years experience in either one or both high resolution or solid state NMR spectroscopy. You must be enthusiastic, highly motivated and work well both independently and in groups. Extensive computer experience is mandatory. As you will be interacting daily with students and faculty, you must have excellent interpersonal skills as well as excellent oral and written communication skills. Reporting to the NMR facility manager, you will collect routine NMR data as a service, assist students and answer questions, train new users of the equipment, fill the magnets weekly with liquid nitrogen, help with equipment maintenance (including liquid helium fills), maintain a data archive, keep accurate time and usage records, and assist the NMR facility manager in the general operation of the facility. French/ English bilingualism is a definite asset. The position begins on March 16, 2018 and is a renewable annual contract. The annual salary range for this position is $60,201 - $76,044. For consideration, please email your CV and cover letter to Glenn Facey at email@example.com. Please include the names and complete contact information for three references.
Dr. Glenn A. Facey
NMR Facility Manager,
Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences, University of Ottawa
10 Marie Curie, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6N5