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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: Physical and Theoretical Chemitsry
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Physical Chemistry  (Professor Susan Perkin)
Grade 7: 31,076 - 38,183 p.a.

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work under the supervision of Professor Susan Perkin on a research project funded by the European Research Council (ERC) for a period of 3 years. The project involves experimental measurements of surface forces across liquid nano-films. Find out more about the Surface Forces research group at: Perkin Research.

You should have a PhD in experimental physics, physical chemistry or a relevant subject area, or have submitted your thesis prior to taking up your appointment.

This role involves developing methodology and analysis in the direction of out-of-equilibrium systems and/or the effect of non-uniform fields on confined liquids. It will involve a strong experimental element as well as data analysis, modelling, and interpretation.

Duties will include managing own academic research and administrative activities and carrying out experimental research including measurement of surface forces using the surface force balance, and subsequent data analysis using appropriate methods and software.

The post will be based in the Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QZ.

The post is available from 1 October 2017 and must be taken up by 31 March 2018.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below: Postdoctoral Research Associate - 130059.

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 on 28 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 130059.
Application deadline for this post is 28 August 2017
The University of Oxford is an Equal Opportunity employer (22/07/2017)

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