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The University of Oxford and the Department of Chemistry are Athena SWAN bronze award holders.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and ethnic minority candidates, who are under-represented in Chemistry research posts in Oxford.

Find out more about the Department of Chemistry's plans to obtain Athena SWAN recognition.

Athena SWAN

Department of Chemistry
Section: Department of Chemistry
Deputy Director of Studies  (Dr Nick Green)
Grade 9: 45.562 - 52,793 p.a.

The Department of Chemistry offers world class education for undergraduate and postgraduate students, consistently being rated amongst the best in the UK. We host 400 postgraduates annually, and approximately 720 undergraduate students studying for the four-year MChem degree of which the final year consists of a 38 week research project undertaken within a research group, or Part II. Further details of Chemistry Part II programme can be found at; postgraduate education can be found at

We are looking for a Deputy Director of Studies to support the Director of Studies, particularly in managing the Part II and postgraduate programmes.

The Deputy Director of Studies will have responsibility for the Chemistry Part II and postgraduate programmes, providing academic leadership for the Faculty team in admissions, teaching, exams and final assessments. The post-holder will have academic oversight of objectives such as student number and completion rates.

The post-holder will also provide support for the Director of Studies in the undergraduate programme, including arranging central provision of study skills, approval of Part II placements and in admission and examination processes.

The successful candidate will hold a doctorate in Chemistry with significant experience of teaching and commensurate research profile, as well as high levels of organisational skills with clear leadership and judgement ability. Ideally, they will have experience of working in a collegiate university. This is a full-time role but allows the post-holder to carry out additional teaching up to a maximum of six hours per week for which additional remuneration will be paid.

This post will normally be based in the Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection criteria, please click on the following link Deputy Director of Studies - 127941.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application

All applications are to be made no later than 12.00 midday on Monday 10th April 2017.

The University of Oxford and Department of Chemistry are Athena Swan Silver Award holders. Further particulars will be made available in large print, audio, or other formats on request.

Further Details are available for download here: or by e-mail to quoting reference 127941.
Application deadline for this post is 10 April 2017
The University of Oxford is an Equal Opportunity employer (22/11/2017)

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