Scientist; Director of the Center for X–ray Crystallography

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Work type: Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Biology/Life Science, Physical/Mathematical Sciences
Department:16120100 - LS-CHEMISTRY-GENERAL

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Job Description:

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Florida invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, renewable, non-tenure track Scientist position to begin after Jan 1st, 2023. The appointment is Director of the Center for X–ray Crystallography. Typical applicants will have a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry, or a closely-related field, demonstrable expertise in X–ray crystallography, and facility management experience. Responsibilities related to this position will include maintenance and operation of instruments within the center, as well as data collection, structure solution and refinement, and training/supervising staff. The director is welcome to pursue supervision and training of other UF researchers and X-ray course instruction. In addition, the director is expected to submit proposals as necessary to upgrade the facility.

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) and the Department of Chemistry are dedicated to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment where everyone sees diversity as the foundational element of excellence. To learn more about the Department of Chemistry’s efforts, please follow the link:

Expected Salary:

The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience and the compensation includes a full benefits package.

Minimum Requirements:

A Ph.D. degree in Chemistry, or a closely related field, and demonstrable expertise in X-ray crystallography.

Preferred Qualifications:  
Special Instructions to Applicants:

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online. Click on Apply Now at the top of this posting.

A complete application includes (1) a letter of application summarizing the applicant's qualifications, interests, and suitability for the position, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, (3) a summary of X-ray crystallographic experience, (4) a diversity statement, and (5) the names and email addresses of three references must be provided. An email will be sent to your references, requesting them to upload their confidential letter to the submission packet.

Applications will be reviewed beginning Dec. 16, 2022, and the position will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, application materials should be received by Dec. 16, 2022. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority.

All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.

The selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed in order to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

Health Assessment Required: No

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