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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.

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Athena SWAN

Department of Chemistry
Section: Inorganic Chemistry
Laboratory Technician  (Professor Kylie Vincent/Dr Holly Reeve )
Grade 5: 24,565 - 28,452 p.a

Applications are invited for a Laboratory Technician vacancy, under the supervision of Professor Kylie Vincent and Dr Holly Reeve. The post is for a period of 2 years and is funded by the EPSRC.

The post will mainly involve assisting optimisation of suitable bacterial expression systems (most likely in E. coli) for scalable production of the metalloenzymes required for a novel H2-driven NADH cofactor recycling technology, HydRegen. The post will also involve supporting the wider research effort into applications and scale up of the H2-driven system.

You will be responsible for ensuring the smooth day-to-day running of the Laboratory, including ensuring equipment is functioning, and monitoring and ordering stock as necessary.

You will be educated to at least A-level or equivalent qualification in Science with laboratory experience, and have a good knowledge of chemical and biological health and safety regulations. You will have good IT skills, good communication skills and ability to take initiative as appropriate. You will be able to plan and prioritise your own workload and have a high level of attention to detail.

The post will be based in the Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QR.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection criteria, please click on the following link: Laboratory Technician 128545

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on Friday, 5 May 2017. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.

The Department of Chemistry, University of Oxford is an Athena Swan Silver award holder.

Further Details are available for download here: or by e-mail to quoting reference 128545.
Application deadline for this post is 5 May 2017
The University of Oxford is an Equal Opportunity employer (22/11/2017)

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