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Academic Coordinator - X-Ray Crystallographer

Application Window

Open April 1st, 2021 through Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

Academic Coordinator – X-Ray Crystallographer – University of California, Riverside

The Analytical Chemistry Instrumentation Facility (ACIF)/Department of Chemistry invites applications for a career level Academic Coordinator position in Small Molecule X-Ray Crystallography. This career level Academic Coordinator position will have the responsibility for the supervision, maintenance and operation of the X-Ray Crystallography Resources within the Facility. The Academic Coordinator will provide leadership and oversee the day-to-day operations of the Facility. The Academic Coordinator must be an expert in the field of X-Ray Crystallography, with working knowledge of hardware and software for structure determination, various crystallization procedures, and maintin current awareness of the most recent advances in the field of X-Ray Crystallography and its applications. It is the duty of the Academic Coordinator to ensure the smooth operations of all aspects of the Facility to ensure high quality, timely, and affordable analyses for all researchers.

A PhD in chemistry and demonstrated excellence in teaching and laboratory management is required.

How to Apply: Interested applicants should apply here and materials for the position should be submitted through AP Recruit online at: Please upload a curriculum vitae, a cover letter with a description of your academic and laboratory experience, three letters of reference and a statement addressing potential contributions to academic diversity must be included.

Application deadline is May 31, 2021. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2021.

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.


Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter - Description of Academic /Laboratory Experience.

  • Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

Job location

Riverside, CA