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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: Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Nano-electrochemistry  (Professor Richard Compton)
Grade 7: £30,738 - £34,576 p.a

Applications are invited for two Postdoctoral Research Associates in Nano-electrochemistry to work under the supervision of Professor Richard Compton, MAE, on a research project funded by the ERC for a fixed-term period of 1 year.

The project involves the further development and application of the nano impacts technique. Please see the following link: compton.chem.ox.ac.uk/ for list papers and background information on the Compton Group.

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

You should have hands on experience of physical electrochemistry and be willing to learn new techniques in the area.

The posts will be based in the Rodney Porter Building, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QU.

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 - 121813.

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

Only applications received by 12.00 midday on 15 February 2016 can be considered.

The University of Oxford and Department of Chemistry are Athena SWAN Silver Award holders.

Further Details are available for download here: or by e-mail to recruitment@chem.ox.ac.uk quoting reference 121813.
Application deadline for this post is 15 February 2016
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Department of Chemistry
Section: Organic
Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Chemical Biology ( Cell Biologist)  (Professor Chris Schofield and Dr Akane Kawamura)
Grade 7: £30,738 - £37,768 p.a

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work under the supervision of Prof. Chris Schofield FRS and Dr. Akane Kawamura on a research project funded by CRUK for a period of 2 years.

The project involves biochemical and cellular characterisation of histone demethylases in epigenetic regulation.

You should have a PhD in cell biology / biochemistry or a relevant subject area, or have submitted your thesis prior to taking up your appointment.

We are looking for highly motivated and ambitious cell biologist with an excellent track record to join our interdisciplinary team.

The posts will be based in the Chemistry Research Laboratory, Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TA.

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 - 121860.

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

Only applications received by 12.00 midday on 22 February 2016 can be considered.

The University of Oxford and Department of Chemistry are Athena SWAN Silver Award holders.

Further Details are available for download here: or by e-mail to recruitment@chem.ox.ac.uk quoting reference 121860.
Application deadline for this post is 22 February 2016
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Department of Chemistry
Section: Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Physical and Theoretical Chemistry - Field Effects on Nano-confined Fluids  (Professor Susan Perkin)
Grade 7: £30,738 - £37,768 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 Leverhulme Trust for a fixed-term period of 30 months.

The project involves setting up an experiment to study electric fields applied to nano-films of liquids and devising a framework for understanding and interpreting the results. You can find out more about the research group at: perkin.chem.ox.ac.uk//.

Duties will include carrying out experimental research including measurement of surface forces using the Surface Force Balance, and subsequent data analysis using appropriate methods and software and contributing intellectually to the development of hypotheses and new ideas for research.

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

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

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 - 122053.

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

The expected start date is between May 2016 and September 2016

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 4 March 2016. Only applications received by 12.00 midday on 4 March can be considered.

The University of Oxford and Department of Chemistry are Athena SWAN Silver Award holders.

Further Details are available for download here: or by e-mail to recruitment@chem.ox.ac.uk quoting reference 122053.
Application deadline for this post is 4 March 2016
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Department of Chemistry
Section: Organic Chemistry
Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher  (Professor Veronique Gouverneur)
Salary from: £29,068.63 p.a.

Two fellowship positions are available for a period of 36 months, tenable at Oxford University, on a project entitled “Copper-catalyzed fluorination of [18 F]labeled (hetero)arenes from [18 F]fluoride”. The successful candidate will be employed by the University on a Marie Curie Initial Training Network (ITN), and will be expected to conduct complex experiments and scientific analysis, and also contribute to the development of new techniques and reporting of results.

The EC funding for this position provides for a salary starting from £29,068.63 p.a. Actual salary will depend on employer deductions, personal circumstances and the exchange rate to be notified by the EC which includes an annual living allowance and a mobility allowance (to cover the expenses associated with working in a different country). Under the terms of the EC funding, which aim to promote mobility within the research community, to be eligible for the post the candidate must not have been resident in the UK for more than a total of 12 months in the past 3 years. There is no restriction on nationality. Persons who have obtained a doctorate or have more than 4 years full time research experience are ineligible. The expected start date is April/October 2016.

Candidates must possess a good degree in a relevant subject and should have experience in synthetic organic chemistry and familiarity with the standard laboratory analytical and spectroscopic techniques used in organic synthesis. They should be willing to learn radiochemistry, new techniques and apply them in an interdisciplinary research environment, continuously improving both their technical and theoretical knowledge. Good verbal and written communication skills in English are required.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below: Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher - 122060

An application should include a CV, evidence that the job requirements are met, together with the names and contact details of two referees.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 4 March 2016.

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 122060.
Application deadline for this post is 4 March 2016
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