College of Natural & Agricultural Sciences


Academic Coordinator - X-Ray Crystallographer

University of California, Riverside

The Analytical Chemistry Instrumentation Facility (ACIF) invites applications for a career level Academic Coordinator position in Small Molecule X-Ray Crystallography.  This full-time Academic Coordinator will have the responsibility for the supervision, maintenance and operation of the X-Ray Crystallography Resources within the Facility.  The Academic Coordinator will provide leadership and oversee the day-to-day operations of the Facility.  The Academic Coordinator must be an expert in the field of X-Ray Crystallography, with working knowledge of hardware and software for structure determination, various crystallization procedures, and stay informed of the most recent advances in the field of X-Ray Crystallography and its applications.  It is the duty of the Academic Coordinator to ensure smooth operation of all aspects of the Facility to enable high quality, timely, and affordable analyses for all researchers.

A PhD in chemistry and demonstrated excellence in teaching and laboratory management is required.

How to Apply:  Interested applicants should submit all materials for the position through AP Recruit online at:   A curriculum vitae, a cover letter with a description of your academic and laboratory experience, three letters of reference and a statement addressing potential contributions to academic diversity must be included.

Application deadline is May 31, 2021.  Anticipated start date is July 1, 2021.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification. Advancement through the Academic Coordinator ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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