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Athena SWAN

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: Organic Chemistry
Research Assistant  (Dr Akane Kawamura)
Grade 6: £27,057- £29,552

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant to work under the supervision of Dr Akane Kawamura in collaboration with Professor Chris Schofield on a research project funded by the CRUK for a period of 12 months in the first instance. The main responsibilities of this post will be to support the structural, biochemical and cellular analyses of JmjC KDM proteins and to assist in the daily upkeep of the laboratory. Successful applicants may have backgrounds in biochemistry or chemical biology.

The post will be based at the Chemistry Research Laboratory, Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TA Applicants should hold an MSc in biochemistry/chemistry/chemical biology or a related area (or have submitted a MSc thesis prior to taking up the appointment)

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection criteria, please click on the following link Research Assistant - 115445 . You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application. The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 20 October 2014. The University of Oxford and the Department of Chemistry are Athena SWAN Bronze award holders.

Further Details are available for download here: or by e-mail to recruitment@chem.ox.ac.uk quoting reference 115445.
Application deadline for this post is 20 October 2014
Department of Chemistry
Section: Chemistry
Deputy Building Manager  (Building Manager)
£24,057 - £28,695

The Department of Chemistry is looking for a Deputy Buildings Manager, primarily for one of its four buildings. Reporting to the Buildings Manager, you will be responsible for assisting the overseeing of all work carried out in the building and ensure that support services for research and teaching run efficiently.

You will be qualified to HNC/HNC or equivalent and have demonstrable experience in installing, maintaining and repairing appropriate equipment for the building. You will have experience of carrying out mechanical or electrical repair work and good levels of computer literacy including Microsoft Office. Experience of supervising a small team within Building Services is desirable.

The post is based primarily in the Chemistry Research Laboratory, Mansfield Road, Oxford.

The University of Oxford and Department of Chemistry are Athena SWAN Bronze Award holders. Further particulars will be made available in large print, audio, or other formats on request by a disabled applicant.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below: Deputy Building Manager - 115346.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on 29 October 2014.

Further Details are available for download here: or by e-mail to recruitment@chem.ox.ac.uk quoting reference 115346.
Application deadline for this post is 29 October 2014
Department of Chemistry
Section: Organic Chemistry
Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Organic Chemistry  (Professor Angela Russell)
Grade7: £30,434 - £36,309 p.a

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant to join a medicinal chemistry team working under the overall supervision of Professor Steve Davies and Professor Angela Russell. The project forms part of the UtroDMD Alliance – a strategic alliance established in November 2013 between the University of Oxford, Summit plc, the MRC, the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign and the Muscular Dystrophy Association to develop utrophin modulators for the treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). This is an exciting opportunity to work with world leading researchers and contribute to the development of innovative new therapies for areas of significant unmet medical need, with the primary focus being on DMD. The team is currently working on several novel chemical classes which modulate the production of utrophin, and represent potential treatments for DMD, in a collaboration between the Departments of Chemistry, Pharmacology and Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics, including Professor Angela Russell, Professor Steve Davies and Professor Dame Kay Davies, and Summit plc. The posts is funded by the Duchenne Children’s Trust and are available immediately for 12 months in the first instance, with the possibility of extension for a further 12 months. The successful candidate will be expert in synthetic organic chemistry and / or will have experience in medicinal chemistry, drug discovery / development, and screening

The post will be based at the Chemistry Research Laboratory, Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TA Candidates must have an Organic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry or Chemical Biology PhD or will have submitted a thesis in one of these subjects prior to taking up the appointments.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selction criteria, please click on the following link Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Organic Chemistry - 115469 . You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application. The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 6 November 2014. The University of Oxford and the Department of Chemistry are Athena SWAN Bronze award holders.

Further Details are available for download here: or by e-mail to recruitment@chem.ox.ac.uk quoting reference 115469.
Application deadline for this post is 6 November 2014
Department of Chemistry
Section: Chemistry
Research Facilitator  (Rosie Mortimer)
£38,511 - £45,954 p.a

The Department of Chemistry is looking for a Research Facilitator to support active researchers to obtain funding for research, focusing on the pre-award stage of research funding applications.

You will be responsible for providing high level proactive support to underpin the Department’s strategy for research and knowledge transfer, acting as the coordinator for the preparation and submission of research funding applications. You will keep up to date with, and promote, funding opportunities from a wide range of sponsors to key researchers in the Department. In addition, you will be involved in a wide range of Departmental committees and will support the Head of Department in future Research Excellence Framework exercises.

You will have a PhD in Chemistry or related area with experience of successful grant writing and securing of grant funding. Your ability to collaborate and build relationships with a wide range of stakeholders must be excellent, including management of others, You will have excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to influence research policy development.

The post will initially be based in the Department of Chemistry, South Parks Road, Oxford. 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 link below: Research Facilitator - 115499 The vacancy will close at midday on Monday 10 November 2014.

Further Details are available for download here: or by e-mail to recruitment@chem.ox.ac.uk quoting reference 115499.
Application deadline for this post is 10 November 2014
Department of Chemistry
Section: Organic Chemistry
Postdoctoral Research Assistant  (Dr Akane Kawamura)
Grade 7: £30,434 - £36,309

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant to participate in a project under the supervision of Dr Akane Kawamura and Professors Christopher Schofield on a research project funded by the CRUK. The main responsibilities of this post will be to participate in the biochemical and cellular analyses of JmjC KDM proteins.

The post will be based in the Chemistry Research Laboratory, Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TA Applicants should hold a Hold a PhD in Cell biology / Biochemistry or a related area (or have submitted a PhD thesis prior to taking up the appointment). The successful candidate will have responsibility for the biochemical and cellular characterisation of JmjC domain containing histone demethylases. This will involve molecular biology, biochemistry and cell based assay development.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection criteria, please click on the following link Postdoctoral Research Assistant - 115529. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application. The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 12 November 2014. The University of Oxford and the Department of Chemistry are Athena SWAN Bronze award holders.

Further Details are available for download here: or by e-mail to recruitment@chem.ox.ac.uk quoting reference 115529.
Application deadline for this post is 12 November 2014
Department of Chemistry
Section: Inorganic Chemistry
Postdoctoral Research Associate  (Professor Jason Davis)
Grade £30,434 - £37,394

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work under the supervision of Professor Jason Davis on a research project funded by the EPSRC for a period of 3 years. The project involves using advanced electrochemical methods to establish a new clinically relevant diagnostic assay for Parkinsons.

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

You should either have a PhD in Chemistry or a relevant subject area, or have submitted your thesis prior to taking up the post. The successful candidate will have a background in surface molecular assembly, interfacial electrochemistry (ideally including impedance) and surface spectroscopy.

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

The post is available from 5 January 2015 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 following link: Postdoctoral Research Associate - 115444

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 Friday, 14 November 2014. Only applications received before midday on 14 November 2014 can be considered. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.

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

Further Details are available for download here: or by e-mail to recruitment@chem.ox.ac.uk quoting reference 115444.
Application deadline for this post is 14 November 2014
Department of Chemistry
Section: Organic Chemistry
Postdoctoral Editorial Assistant  (Professor Tim Donohoe)
£30,434 - £37,394 p.a.

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Editorial Assistant to work under the supervision of Professor T. J. Donohoe on an international journal for organic chemistry (Tetrahedron Letters), funded by Elsevier for a period of 2 years. The project involves all aspects of running a journal editorial office including editing, proof reading and electronic manuscript submission. The position is office based, and you will become a member of the Donohoe research group.

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

You should either already have a PhD in organic chemistry or a relevant subject area, or have submitted your thesis prior to taking up the post. Extensive knowledge of organic chemistry, including recent developments in the field is required.

The post will be based in the Department of Chemistry, University of Oxford. Informal enquiries can be addressed to Professor Tim Donohoe (timothy.donohoe@chem.ox.ac.uk).

The post is available from 1 January 2015 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 below: Postdoctoral Editorial Assistant - 115584

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, 19 November 2014. Only applications received before midday on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 can be considered. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.

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

Further Details are available for download here: or by e-mail to recruitment@chem.ox.ac.uk quoting reference 115584.
Application deadline for this post is 19 November 2014
The University of Oxford is an Equal Opportunity employer (20/10/2014)

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