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Special Research Associate
The College of Sciences, Department of Chemistry is seeking to fill a Special Research Associate position.
Starting Salary Range: $57,888/Annualized (beginning salary is negotiable depending on experience)

Required: Successful candidates must have a commitment to excellence and attention to detail, a Master’s Degree or advanced level degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Analytical Chemistry, or closely related field, and four (4) years of experience in advanced mass spectrometry use.
Preferred: Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry; demonstrated extensive expertise in the use of separations and mass spectrometry to solve a wide range of bio-molecular problems; expertise in areas of proteomics, post-translational modifications, and small molecule mass spectrometry.

Job Duties: The candidate will support the Mass Spectrometry (MS) Facility and Glycoconjugate Analysis Center core initiative and demonstrate extensive expertise in the use of separations and mass spectrometry to solve a wide range of bio-molecular problems. Candidate will (1) manage the shared MS resources and assist with other MS assets across the College, (2) be responsible for operating, maintaining and trouble-shooting instrumentation, (3) train and supervise student users and assistants, (4) collaborate with faculty and research groups on MS data collection and analysis, and (5) assist in the preparation of proposals for new equipment.

For complete position announcement along with the online application process, access the UTSA Human Resources website at You will be required to complete an online application and attach a resume and cover letter expressing interest and qualifications for the position. This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

The University of Texas at San Antonio is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Nomination Request

Robert A. Welch Endowed Chair in Chemistry at The University of Texas at San Antonio
The Department of Chemistry at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) seeks internationally renowned scientists to fill two newly established Robert A. Welch Endowed Chairs in Chemistry. The research area of one Chair is expected to encompass the interface of chemistry and biology. The research area of the other Chair can encompass any area of modern chemistry. Each Welch Chair includes a generous endowment, a highly competitive salary, and ample modern research space. Significant additional financial resources and state-of-the art facilities are available. The scientists occupying these Welch Chairs are expected to play leadership roles in ongoing departmental growth and faculty recruitment. Opportunities are available for collaborative initiatives at UTSA and with nationally renowned area institutions, including the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and the Southwest Research Institute.

Nominations can be sent directly to the Department Chair, Dr. Waldemar Gorski, via email ( or to the following address:
  Department of Chemistry
  The University of Texas at San Antonio
  One UTSA Circle, San Antonio, TX 78249