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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

 
Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 p.a.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Researcher within the CICO (Cancer Image Centre Oxford) Antibody Imaging Programme, led by Professor Kate Vallis (Department of Oncology), co-supervised by Dr Bart Cornelissen (Department of Oncology) and Professor Benjamin G Davis (Department of Chemistry).

In this role you will lead a research project, the aim of which is to develop imaging tracers to interrogate DNA damage response pathways.

You will have, or be working towards, a PhD in Biology, Chemistry, radiopharmacy/pharmacy, medical imagine or a related field.

You will also have experience in protein chemistry, in developing novel techniques for bioconjugation of different radionuclides to biomolecules, radiopharmaceutical/pharmaceutical analysis techniques and molecular biology techniques for the characterization of antibody conjugates. Experience in the use of microPET/SPECT/CT is desirable.

This is a full-time post and is offered for two years in the first instance with the possibility to extend to three years.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection criteria, please click on the following link Postdoctoral Researcher - 127412.

The post will be based in CR-UK/EPSRC Oxford Cancer Imaging Centre, CRUK/MRC Oxford Institute for Radiation Oncology, Department of Oncology, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7DQ.

All applicants must complete an application form and upload a CV and supporting statement.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 3 March 2017.

Further Details are available for download here: or by e-mail to  quoting reference 127412.
Application deadline for this post is 3 March 2017
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Department of Chemistry
Section: Inorganic Chemistry
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Inorganic Chemistry  (Professor Jason Davis)
Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 p.a.

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Inorganic Chemistry to work under the supervision of Professor Jason Davis on a research project funded by the EPSRC for a period of 12 months. The project involves the design, synthesis and analysis of responsive magnetic resonance contrast agents.

Find out more about the Davis research and group at: Davis Research

You should have a PhD in Chemistry or a relevant subject area, or have submitted your thesis prior to taking up your appointment. You should be familiar with nanoparticles and ideally their synthesis and chemical tailoring, NMR and ideally magnetic resonance. The role involves the synthesis and characterisation (material and chemical) of a range of native and environmentally responsive nanoparticles with specific magnetic resonance activity.

The post will be based in the Physical & Theoretical Chemistry, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QZ and is available as soon as possible.

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

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 - 127455

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday, Friday 3 March 2017. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.

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 127455.
Application deadline for this post is 3 March 2017
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Department of Chemistry
Section: Chemistry
Part-time Events Co-ordinator  (Mrs Joy Cooke)
Grade 4: £21,220 - £24,565 p.a. (Pro-rata)

The Department of Chemistry is looking for an Events Co-cordinator, reporting to the Facilities Office Manager. You will be responsible for coordinating the facilities function from initial enquiries, organizing of room design, catering and providing support during events. You will also provide day to day supervision for the department’s reception team.

You will be responsible for general administration, managing and updating databases, managing the room booking and annual leave systems. Booking temporary employees to cover reception during annual leave and sickness absences and assisting the Facilities Office Manager with administration and enquiries as required.

You will have good IT Skills, including MS Word, Excel, and Outlook and also have previous experience of working with databases. You will have an organized approach to work and the ability to work flexibly and independently with the ability to prioritise your work load.

Good written and verbal communication skills are essential for this role, as well the ability to deal with both internal and external customers. This role will require some manual handling of furniture.

This is a permanent, Part time appointment.

The hours of work will be: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 7.45am 5.00pm with a 30 minute lunch break. There will be occasional evening and weekend working required which will be paid accordingly.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection criteria, please click on the following link: Events Co-ordinator - 127706 Applications for this vacancy are to be made online.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 16 March 2017

The Department of Chemistry is an Athena SWAN Silver Award holder. Further particulars will be made available in large print, audio, or other formats on request.

Further Details are available for download here: or by e-mail to recruitment@chem.ox.ac.uk quoting reference 127706.
Application deadline for this post is 16 March 2017
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