Shiv Nadar University Technical Officer Vacancy - MSc Chemistry

Shiv Nadar University Technical Officer Vacancy – MSc Chemistry

Technical Officer For Single-Crystal X-Ray Diffraction & Thermal Characterizations (DSC & TGA) Facilities, Chemistry, School Of Natural Sciences post vacancy. Chemistry job opening 2021. Chemistry candidates invited for technical officer post vacancy at Shiv Nadar University. Check out all the details on the same below:

Job Title: Technical Officer

Job Id: 262

Department: Chemistry

Job Type: Regular

No. of Positions: 1

Educational Qualifications: M.Sc. degree in Analytical/Physical/Materials Chemistry or closely related discipline.

Required Experience: We are seeking someone with proven skills in diffraction and thermal analysis techniques and with sufficient experiences in either industry or academia where the candidate had sole responsibility for maintaining such a state-of-the-art facility. The candidate should be able to work autonomously and flexibly in a collaborative team environment. A sincere, well-organized, and efficient candidate with high communication skills is desired. Literacy on MS excel and MS word is highly preferred.

Job Description

  • As a technical officer, you will be responsible for all aspects of day-to-day maintenance and operation of single-crystal X-ray diffractometer and thermal characterization (DSC & TGA) equipment, the attached low-temperature device, crystal mounting microscope, computer systems, printer, and the relevant software in our Crystallography Laboratory. You will play a key role in collecting diffraction and DSC & TGA data for our faculty and student users.
  • In addition, you will be the contact person for measuring data on external samples (on a payment basis) and preparing detailed reports on time (~15% of equipment time is dedicated for such services). Your role will also include attracting external users including Industries for payment-based services. Moreover, your responsibility will include preventative maintenance and troubleshooting of the equipment and you will take corrective action and contribute to the operational improvements to keep the instrument running with minimum to zero downtime.
  • In this role, you are expected to use your laboratory knowledge and experience to develop and execute experimental programs that meet our needs. You will also have the opportunity to interact with the faculty members and may participate in their research projects. Additionally, you will have the duty of teaching thermal analysis methods, crystallography, etc. to an appropriate level of students as to when required by the Department. The additional responsibilities include
  • Coordinate with the facility/faculty-in-charge on daily basis.
  • Facilitate smooth functioning of the instruments.
  • Prepare and analyze samples and maintain logbook on daily basis.
  • Maintain and manage the lab efficiently and be aware of placing orders of consumables etc.
  • Attract external users for the data collection on a payment basis and generate revenues.
  • Should be aware of the equipment basics required for any experiment with prior consultation.
  • Manage an inventory in the lab and the facility/faculty-in-charge shall have access to the information whenever required.
  • Shall maintain the record for experimental requirements and maintain records.
  • Arrange for the repair of malfunctioning equipment as soon as possible.
  • Immediately report (in writing) to eliminate bottlenecks faced during any analysis.
  • Manage stocks of consumables and non-consumables required for lab and able to make purchase requests.
  • Services: Needs to arrange/manage instrument visits for repair/calibration from time to time in conjunction with the facility/faculty-in-charge.

The position is available from 1st January 2022 and applications will be considered until a suitable candidate is identified.

For further details, please contact

Ms. Saritha Rajan

EA to the HOD (Chemistry)

School of Natural Sciences, Shiv Nadar University

Shiv Nadar University

Tehsil Dadri, District Gautam Buddha Nagar, UP 201314, India.

Email: Telephone: +91 120 3819118

Application deadline: 15 Dec 2021

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