Two fellowship positions are available for a period of 36 months, 50% which is tenable at Oxford University and 50% overseas on secondment, on a project entitled ‘Late Stage Flourination and its application in drug discovery.’
The successful candidates will be employed by the University on a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network, and will enrol on a PhD training programme as a mandatory requirement of this post.
Candidates must hold a first class BSc/Msc degree (or equivalent) in Chemistry or a related area prior to taking up the appointment.
You will be expected to conduct complex experiments and scientific analysis and also contribute to the development of new techniques and reporting of results. Good verbal and written communications skills in English are required.
The EC funding for this position provides for a remuneration starting from £30,215.66 p.a. Actual salary will depend on employer deductions, personal circumstances and the exchange rate applicable to the fellowship. This amount includes an annual living allowance and a mobility allowance (to cover the expenses associated with working in a different country).
Under the terms of the EC funding, which aims to promote mobility within the research community, to be eligible for the post you must not have been resident in the UK for more than a total of 12 months in the past three years. Persons who have obtained a doctorate or had more than 4 years full time research experience are ineligible. The start date is subject to discussion; the latest possible date is 1 October 2017.
The posts will be based 50% in the Chemistry Research Laboratory, South Parks Road, Oxford and 50% overseas on secondment.
Applications should include a CV, evidence that the job requirements are met together with the names and contact details of two referees.
To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection criteria, please click on the following link:
Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network Early Stage Researcher (ESR) Fellowship - 127922
The University of Oxford and the Department of Chemistry are Athena SWAN Silver award holders. Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and ethnic minority candidates, who are under-represented in Chemistry research posts in Oxford.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 6th April 2017