Assistant Research Professor



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Job description

Job ID 33347
Location Tampa, FL
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular

Posting Details

Department: Chemistry / 0-1213-000

College: College of Arts and Sciences

Salary Plan: Faculty

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Hiring Salary: Negotiable


  • Responsible to chair or other appropriate higher-level administrator of a State university.
  • Responsible for services (training and running samples) for internal and external users.
  • Responsible for research, teaching and related administrative activities. Responsible for efficient and safe operation of instrumentation in chromatography (MPLC, HPLC, UHPLC), mass spectrometry, (LC-MS, GC-MS), ADME screening (Parallel Artificial Membrane Permeability Assay [PAMPA] and drug solubility evaluation), synthesis, spectroscopy (IR, UV/Vis) and lyophilization.
  • Responsible for all maintenance, trouble- shooting diagnosis and repairs. Responsible for a fluidic scheduling of the core facility instruments, monitoring and keeping tracks of users group usage.
  • Responsible for annual budget planning and reconciliation.
  • Responsible for strategic planning, proposal, and recommendation on purchases of new equipment to modernize the core facility.
  • Responsible for academic advising and related activities.
  • May represent the university, college/school, or department/unit on university and/or Statewide committees.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education & Experience):

  • Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Chemistry, or related.
  • Three (3) years of required experience running a collaborative research facility aimed at the synthesis, analysis, purification and ADME screening of chemical substances must include: Providing customer quality, comprehensive report through core facility services; Assisting users with equipment usage problems and other difficulties; Conducting research and maintaining a publication record; Experience with the operation, maintenance, training and repair of complex modern chemistry instrumentation, including preparative and analytical HPLC, MPLC, GC, mass spectrometers (including single quadrupole, triple quadrupole, quadrupole time of flight), robotic liquid handlers, multimode plate readers, microwave reactors, CD, UV/Vis, FTIR and lyophilizers (including the general purpose freeze-dryer for large and bulky material); and Billing customers for their use of the facility to secure a balanced budget core facility.

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Information for Applicants

This position is subject to a Level 1 criminal background check.

Job Opening Number: 33347

Posting End Date: 04/14/2023

How to apply

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