Academic Coordinator - NMR and Optical Spectroscopy - University of California, Riverside

The Analytical Chemistry Instrumentation Facility (ACIF) invites applications for a career-level Academic Coordinator position in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) and Optical Spectroscopies. The Academic Coordinator will provide leadership and oversee the day-to-day operations of the NMR and Optical Facilities. The Academic Coordinator must be an expert in NMR spectroscopy, have a working knowledge of optical spectroscopy instrumentation, and maintain current awareness of the most recent advances in the fields of NMR and Optical spectroscopy and their applications. It is the duty of the Academic Coordinator to ensure the smooth operations of all aspects of the facilities to ensure high quality, timely, and affordable analyses for all researchers. A PhD in chemistry (or closely aligned field) and demonstrated excellence in teaching and laboratory management is required.


Interested applicants should apply here and materials for the position should be submitted through Please upload a curriculum vitae, a description of your academic and laboratory experience, three letters of reference and a statement addressing potential contribution to academic diversity must be included.


Application deadline is December 7, 2018. Anticipated start date is April 1, 2019. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.


UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification. Advancement through the ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.