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NMR Laboratory Manager - QMUL25670

Department: School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Salary: £38,655 - £45,479 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL25670
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 23-Sep-2021
Closing date: 14-Oct-2021

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About the Role

Applications are sought for an outstanding individual to be appointed as NMR Laboratory Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the Department of Chemistry’s NMR service including day to day management, maintenance and planning, as well as training and supervision of users. They will provide exemplary support for research and teaching through the provision of technical expertise, training and troubleshooting to all users of the NMR laboratory.

About You

You will have a PhD in NMR spectroscopy or equivalent postgraduate experience, with extensive experience in NMR laboratory management, including operation, routine maintenance, cryogen refilling, calibration, shimming, probe changing and setting up of standard and non-standard parameters as well as in analysis of NMR data. You will also have a good understanding of health and safety requirements relevant to an NMR laboratory and possess excellent abilities to contribute to training, teaching and research activities.

About the School/Department/Institute/Project

The Department of Chemistry, within the School of Physical and Chemical Sciences at Queen Mary University of London, has a vibrant community of students and researchers. The Department is located in the purpose-built Joseph Priestley Building, housing teaching and research laboratories. 

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme, staff networks and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is a full time, permanent appointment, with an expected start date of September 2021. The starting salary will be Grade 5, in the range of £38,655 - £45,479 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.


Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Isaac Abrahams at or on +44 (0) 020 7882 3235.

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 14 October 2021.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.


The School of Physical and Chemical Sciences is an Institute of Physics Juno Champion as well as a Silver Athena SWAN Award holder.  We are committed to the equality of opportunities. As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN principles, we strongly encourage applications from women.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

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