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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.

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Athena SWAN

 
Department of Chemistry
Section: Physical and Theoretical
Postdoctoral Research Associate  (Dr Grant Ritchie)
Grade 7: £29,837 - £31,644 per annum

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work under the supervision of Professor Grant Ritchie on a research project funded by EPSRC for a period of 3 years. The project involves using the technique of Time Resolved Fourier Transform InfraRed Emission (TRFTIRE) to study the dynamics of the quenching of electronically excited gas phase species. Find out more about the Ritchie research group at http://ritchie.chem.ox.ac.uk/

The post will be based in the Physical & Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QZ. You should either already have a PhD in Physical Chemistry or a relevant subject area, or have submitted your thesis prior to taking up the post. You should have expertise in the use of high power pulsed tunable lasers, have a good working knowledge of the gas phase spectroscopy of small molecules, and be able to (i) adapt existing, and (ii) develop new scientific techniques and experimental protocols

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selction criteria, please click on the following link Postdoctoral Research Associate - 114104 . 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 4 August 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 114104.
Application deadline for this post is 4 August 2014
Department of Chemistry
Section: Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
PDRA in Cell Membranes  (Mark Wallace)
£30,434 - £37,394

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work under the supervision of Dr Mark Wallace on an ERC funded project to create Complex Synthetic Mimics of the Cell Membrane. Funding will be for a period of 14 months. The project will combine single-molecule imaging with new methods to create and manipulate the membrane environment. These tools will be used to create artificial lipid membranes capable of mimicking complex biological behaviour including protein crowding, membrane curvature, and the cytoskeleton. Find out more about our research at wallace.chem.ox.ac.uk.

You should either already have a PhD in a biological or physical science or have submitted your thesis prior to 1 September 2014. You should possess expertise in membrane biology, or biophysics and be willing to learn new techniques in order to achieve the goals of this multidisciplinary project. 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: Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cell Membranes- 114525.

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 Thursday 14 August 2014. 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.

Further Details are available for download here: or by e-mail to recruitment@chem.ox.ac.uk quoting reference 114525.
Application deadline for this post is 14 August 2014
Department of Chemistry
Section: Administration
Alumni and Communications Officer  (Major Gifts Officer)
£27,057 - £32,277

The Department of Chemistry is looking for an Alumni and Communications Officer to promote and communicate its current research and teaching activities and its vision to a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. You will be responsible for maintaining and enhancing the alumni relations programme, engaging with Chemistry alumni, organising events and supporting the Department’s external relations, public engagement and fundraising activities. You will work closely with the Departmental Communications team and University departments.

Your background will include a science Batchelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably Chemistry or a related subject. You will have strong communication skills, dealing with internal and external stakeholders of varying levels and the ability to build strong relationships. Your experience will include event organisation and management, and developing hard and soft copy publicity material. The post is based in the Department of Chemistry, South Parks Road, Oxford, however some travel and out of hours working is required.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on Friday 22 August 2014. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application. 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: Alumni and Communications Officer - 114483 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.

Further Details are available for download here: or by e-mail to recruitment@chem.ox.ac.uk quoting reference 114483.
Application deadline for this post is 22 August 2014
The University of Oxford is an Equal Opportunity employer (01/08/2014)

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