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Senior Research Scientist

Apply now Department: 3670020070 Chemistry
Job no: 512299
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Research / Scientific / Grants, Natural / Quantitative Sciences
Pay Grade: 08B

About This Role:

The Department of Chemistry and the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics (BMB) jointly invite applications for a non-tenure track position as a Senior Research Scientist to begin in June 2022. The successful candidate will be a highly motivated and interactive scientist with strong experience in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectroscopy.

The departments of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics at Kansas State University offer programs leading to the B.S., B.A., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees. Each department houses an NMR facility with instrumentation serving faculty research and instructional needs.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.   To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

The Departments of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics in the College of Arts and Sciences seeks to foster diversity in a commitment to recruit, retain and resource peoples historically under-represented in university education in the United States. Fostering diversity goes beyond increasing the numbers of under-represented students, faculty and staff. It also includes a commitment to substantial curricular offerings, resources, and programming that foregrounds the knowledge, perspectives, cultures, and histories of marginalized communities. A truly diverse college culture and structure will benefit all members of the university community to better serve and excel in an increasingly global and multicultural world.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education: M.S. in chemistry, biochemistry, physics or a closely related discipline

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Multidimensional NMR spectroscopy experiments and instruments, data collection and analysis using software running under the Linux operating system.
  • Education: Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry or a closely related field
  • Experience with protein NMR spectroscopy and MRI

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Letter of Interest
  2. Current CV
  3. Names and email contact information for three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled. 


Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$47,890 - $70,000 / annually, depending on education and experience

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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