NMR Scientist

NMR Scientist

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3 Jun 20 Jun Nijmegen

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Job description

Do you enjoy training and assisting students and postdocs with NMR technology? Apply now as NMR Scientist to work with cutting-edge technology and support groundbreaking research at Radboud University’s Institute for Molecules and Materials!

You will primarily be responsible for the oversight, training and maintenance of four NMR spectrometers: a Bruker 400 AVANCE III HD nanobay with BBFO iProbe, a Bruker 500 AVANCE III with Prodigy and BBFO probes, and two identical JEOL ECZ-R 500s with SuperCOOL, Royal HFX and gradient probes. You will work closely with major users and their molecular chemistry research groups, alongside other staff scientists at Radboud University and its associated university hospital. Additional responsibilities include general facility maintenance duties such as interfacing with external users.


Radboud University


  • You have a PhD with a research focus on organic or physical chemistry or a related field.
  • You have experience working in an instrumentation service group at a university, a research group with an instrumentation focus, national lab, corporate research lab, or similar environment.
  • You have a demonstrated ability to participate in the troubleshooting and repair of NMR instrumentation.
  • You have experience with NMR acquisition and processing software (Bruker and JEOL).
  • You have a strong publication record, with a focus on NMR applications or methodology.
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: We will give you a temporary employment contract of 1 year with the prospect of an indefinite contract.

  • We will give you a temporary employment contract of 1 year with the prospect of an indefinite contract.
  • Your salary within salary scale 10 depends on your previous education and number of years of (relevant) work experience. The amounts in the scale are based on a 38-hour working week.
  • You will receive an 8% holiday allowance and an 8,3% end-of-year bonus.
  • You will be able to use our Dual Career and Family Support Service. The Dual Career Programme assists your partner via support, tools, and resources to improve their chances of independently finding employment in the Netherlands. Our Family Support Service helps you and your partner feel welcome and at home by providing customised assistance in navigating local facilities, schools, and amenities. Also take a look at our support for international staff page to discover all our services for international employees.
  • You will receive extra days off. With full-time employment, you can choose between 30 or 41 days of annual leave instead of the statutory 20.

Work and science require good employment practices. This is reflected in Radboud University's primary and secondary employment conditions. You can make arrangements for the best possible work-life balance with flexible working hours, various leave arrangements and working from home. You are also able to compose part of your employment conditions yourself, for example, exchange income for extra leave days and receive a reimbursement for your sports subscription. And of course, we offer a good pension plan. You are given plenty of room and responsibility to develop your talents and realise your ambitions. Therefore, we provide various training and development schemes.


The Institute for Molecules and Materials (IMM) is a research institute in chemistry and physics that fosters interdisciplinarity by crossing traditional boundaries. It hosts approximately twenty academic chairs, of which the Molecular Chemistry groups share the use of the NMR facilities.


  • Technical and laboratory
  • 30.4—38 hours per week
  • Doctorate
  • 62.129.24



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