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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
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Polymer Chemistry  (Professor Charlotte Williams)
Grade 7: 31,076 - 38,183 p.a.

Applications are invited for 1 Postdoctoral Research Associate to work under the supervision of Professor Charlotte Williams on a research project funded by the EPSRC working on development of polymers from sustainable feedstock, especially polyesters, ethers and carbonates. The post will be for a period of up to 18 months.

Find out more about the Williams research group at Williams Research.

You should have been awarded a PhD in Chemistry, or a related area, or have submitted a PhD thesis prior to taking up your appointment. The research requires a strong background in polymer synthesis and characterization. The research is also part of a larger collaboration with other universities and industry, as such strong communication, team-work and organization skills will be essential. You will also be expected to manage your own academic research and administrative activities, and to coordinate work to meet specified deadlines.

The post will be based in the Chemistry Research Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, 12 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TA.

The post is available from 1 September 2017, or as soon as possible thereafter.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection criteria, please click on the link: Postdoctoral Research Associate - 130058

You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday Wednesday 16 August, 2017. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.

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.

Further Details are available for download here: or by e-mail to recruitment@chem.ox.ac.uk quoting reference 130058.
Application deadline for this post is 16 August 2017
The University of Oxford is an Equal Opportunity employer (22/11/2017)

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