Solution State (NMR) Technician

Fixed Term
  • SALARY & BENEFITS £21,843 – £25,298 per annum
  • INDUSTRY Education
Job Description

The School of Chemistry at the University of St Andrews aims to appoint a Solution State NMR Technician from 1st November 2017 to assist the Senior Scientific Officer in the daily provision and management of the NMR service in the School.

St Andrews School of Chemistry is a dynamic teaching and research environment with ~38 Academic staff, ~140 Ph.D students and 80 PDRAs.

The solution state Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) facility/service at St Andrews is a central analytical tool of the School. The NMR suite consists of six instruments operating mostly in automated open access regime at frequency’s of 700MHz (cryo), 2 x 500MHz (1 x cryo), 2 x 400MHz and a 300MHz. The NMR service is led by a Senior Scientific Officer (SSO) Dr T. Lebl.

Interested applicants should already have a theory knowledge of NMR to undergraduate degree level (eg. B.Sc/MChem/MSci) in Chemistry or a closely allied subject. The successful applicant will be line managed by the Senior Scientific Officer.

Further information about Chemistry at St Andrews can be found at:

For informal enquiries can be made to Professor David O’Hagan, Head of the School of Chemistry, at – Tel: 01334 463803

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