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CanadianSupervisor, NMR and MS systems and operations, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC (Aug 16/17)


Simon Fraser University, Chemistry

Competition #506

The Department of Chemistry at Simon Fraser University (SFU) is seeking a candidate with high-level expertise in nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) to lead the operation, maintenance, and development of the NMR facilities at the SFU Burnaby campus. The candidate will consult with and advise faculty, staff, post-docs, and research students on
the applications of NMR spectroscopy and other characterization techniques. In addition, the candidate will participate in the acquisition of NMR instruments, upgrades to hardware and software, and preparation of research grants. Furthermore, the candidate will serve in a managerial role for the NMR and mass spectroscopy (MS) facilities, including supervision of technical staff. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in collaborative research projects.

A Ph.D. in science and four years directly related experience with a focus on NMR in a research setting, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience is required. Knowledge of MS is not required, but it considered an asset. Superior scientific research, experimental design, data collection and analysis, technical and communications, as well as management skills are essential.

Salary ranges between $73,757 - $88,079 per annum, plus a comprehensive benefits package.

Please submit a detailed resume and cover letter quoting Competition #506 by 4:30 p.m. on September 5, 2017 to Bela Barros, Human Resources Advisor, at:
Human Resources,
Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive,
Burnaby, B.C. V5A 1S6 Canada
Website: http://www.sfu.ca/jobpostings

Simon Fraser University is committed to the principle of equity in employment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. Please note: We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

NMR Scientist / Research Scientist, Arkema, King of Prussia, PA (Aug 2/17)

Based at Arkema's Corporate Office and R&D Center in King of Prussia, PA, the NMR Scientist/Research Scientist supports R&D efforts in new product development and technical service through Arkema’s Analytical and Systems Research group. He/she is responsible for NMR spectral interpretation of polymers, small molecules, catalysts, and complex multi-component systems. The position reports to the R&D Manager and collaborates closely with colleagues within Arkema's Analytical and Systems Research group, including other NMR Scientist.

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Specific job activities include (but are not limited to):
- Establish and maintain strong working relationships with Arkema business units, manufacturing plants, R&D, international colleagues and potentially external customers.
- Serve on R&D project teams and collaborate with colleagues to solve problems spanning a diverse range of chemistries.
- Estimate project requirements and timing and deliver on promised milestones.
- Write technical reports and research proposals.
- Initiate and lead 1-3 projects per year to develop new methods, acquire new capabilities, and implement hyphenated techniques.
- Generate creative solutions from a variety of perspectives; suggest new ways to apply existing knowledge.
- Responsible for ensuring system reliability and continuity of service, probe hardware changes, minor probe maintenance.
- Lead R&D special projects for businesses as appropriate.
- Maintain extensive professional network with Arkema scientists (including non-US labs) and academic collaborators; actively participate in appropriate professional organizations. Present work at technical conferences.
- Maintian knowledge of Arkema products and processes for the business units that are supported and a general understanding of business interests and markets.
- Actively participate in Arkema’s safety programs and lead relevant safety projects as required.

- PhD in Chemistry; 0-10 years of industrial experience.
- 5+ years experience in NMR spectra interpretation including 2D NMR and heteronuclear NMR. Solid-state NMR experience is a plus.
- Experience with other analytical techniques highly desirable. Familiarity with Bruker spectrometers a plus.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Strong interpersonal skills with a track record of collaboration and teamwork.
- Self-starting ability with exceptional time and project management skills.
- Demonstrated multitasking capabilities. Can advance multiple projects in parallel.

A global chemical company and France’s leading chemicals producer, Arkema is building the future of the chemical industry every day. Deploying a responsible, innovation-based approach, we produce state-of-the-art specialty chemicals that provide customers with practical solutions to such challenges as climate change, access to drinking water, the future of energy, fossil fuel preservation and the need for lighter materials. With operations in close to 50 countries, some 19,000 employees and research centers in North America, France and Asia, Arkema generates pro forma annual revenue of some $8.1 billion, and holds leadership positions in all its markets with a portfolio of internationally recognized brands.

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