Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jul 06, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 236774-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

This position is intended to support the installation and utilization of a new 1.1 GHz solid-state NMR spectrometer to be housed at the UW-Madison National Magnetic Resonance Facility at Madison (NMRFAM). NMRFAM currently has 11 spectrometers ranging from 500 to 900 MHz, five of which (three 600, one 750 and one 900 MHz) are equipped with state-of-the-art SSNMR probes, as well as computational infrastructure to support NMR data analysis.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

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Degree and Area of Specialization:

PhD in Biophysics, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Materials Science, Physics or related field is required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

At least 3 years relevant research experience in solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance (SSNMR) spectroscopy.

The person hired must have expertise in the design and application of SSNMR experiments for studies of organic and/or inorganic materials, strong interpersonal and communication skills, a talent for collaborative research, good organizational skills, an ability to be innovative and inventive, be self-motivated and work independently, and have sufficient knowledge in the operation of modern SSNMR spectrometers.

Experience in computational analysis of SSNMR data is also desired, with at least basic familiarity with both magic-angle spinning and oriented sample methods.

Additional Information:

The UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is committed to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity, believing that these values are foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components of a positive and enriching learning and working environment for all students, faculty, and staff.

Salary is commensurate with experience with minimum levels of $50K, $65K and $75K depending on level at time of appointment. Level is determined by relevant experience.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

Apply online at "Jobs at UW" ( under job number 236774. Applications must be received through UW Madison's online application system. Applications submitted outside of this system will not be considered.

Click the "" button to start the application process.

Applicants will be asked to upload the following:
1) Curriculum vitae (CV)
2) A cover letter briefly describing relevant experience, training and education for this position.

Contact information for three (3) references will be requested at the time of application.

Applicants can find relevant information about the Department of Biochemistry at


Stefanie Lannoye
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


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Applications Open: Jul 6 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jul 23 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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