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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 & Theoretical
Laboratory Technician  (Carol Robinson, Justin Benesch and Andrew Baldwin.)
Grade 6: £27,328 - £32,600 p.a.

Applications are invited for a Laboratory Technician to work in the laboratory of Professors Carol Robinson, Justin Benesch and Andrew Baldwin. The laboratories are extremely well-equipped, with state-of-the-art mass spectrometers and equipment for protein preparation, purification and characterisation. The technician will play a major role in ensuring the smooth running of the laboratory and in maintaining the equipment. The applicant should possess a recognised qualification in chemistry or a related discipline and have previous experience of working in a laboratory.

You will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the laboratory for the three groups sharing the facilities and will work with the senior scientific officers and departmental support staff to keep the laboratory areas running efficiently and safely. The post will be based in the Chemistry Research Laboratory, Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TA. Only applications received by 12.00 midday on 10 October 2016 can be considered. Postdoctoral Research Assistant - 125390 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 125390 .
Application deadline for this post is 10 October 2016
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Department of Chemistry
Section: Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Physical and Theoretical Chemistry  (Professor Dame Carol Robinson)
Grade 7: £30,738 - £37,768 p.a

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work under the supervision of Professor Dame Carol Robinson on a research project funded by the Wellcome Trust for a fixed-term period of 2 years in the first instance.

The project involves applying and developing mass spectrometry for studying lipid binding to membrane proteins. More information on the Robinson Group can be found at: http://robinsonweb.chem.ox.ac.uk/Default.aspx..

Duties will include managing own academic research and administrative activities and collaborating in the preparation of scientific reports and journal articles.

You should either already have a PhD in Chemistry or a relevant subject area, or have submitted your thesis prior to taking up the post. You should ideally have experience in Mass Spectrometry or protein expression and be willing to learn new techniques.

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

The post is available from 1 January 2017.

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 - 125400.

Only applications received by 12.00 midday on 14 October 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 125400.
Application deadline for this post is 14 October 2016
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Department of Chemistry
Section: Department of Chemistry
Finance Officer  (Sam Forster)
Grade 4: £20,989 - £24,298 p.a.

The Department of Chemistry is looking for a Finance Officer, reporting to the Transactional and Financial Analysis Manager within the Chemistry Finance Team. This is an ideal opportunity to gain knowledge within a Finance function and would suit someone currently planning or working towards their AAT. Key areas of responsibility will be; supporting the Department’s procurement process and processing and reporting on financial transactions.

Experience of working in a high volume transaction processing environment and knowledge of accounting principles is essential. Good levels of financial and computer literacy are required.

You will have good communication skills with the ability to deal with a wide range of people at all levels with previous experience of working as part of a team.

Experience of Oracle Financials is desirable.

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.

This is a permanent, full time appointment.

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: Finance Officer - 125200 The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 14th October 2016.

Further Details are available for download here: or by e-mail to recruitment@chem.ox.ac.uk quoting reference 124922.
Application deadline for this post is 14 October 2016
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Department of Chemistry
Section: Inorganic Chemistry
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Organometallic Chemistry and Catalysis  (Professor Andrew Weller)
Grade 07: £30,738 - £32,600 p.a.

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work under the supervision of Professor Andrew Weller on a research project funded by the SCG Chemicals Co. Ltd for a period of two years. The project involves optimising recently developed systems in the laboratories of Professor Andrew Weller and designing and implementing new systems for challenging C–H activation catalysis.

Find out more about the Weller research group at Weller Research

You should have a PhD in organometallic chemistry or a relevant subject area, or have submitted your thesis prior to taking up your appointment). Have expertise in air sensitive organometallic chemistry, single–crystal X-ray diffraction, multi nuclear NMR spectroscopy.

Duties include testing hypotheses, analysing and reviewing scientific data, and managing own academic research and administrative activities, involving small scale project management, to co-ordinate multiple aspects of work to meet deadlines.

The post will be based in the Department of Chemistry, 12 Mansfield Road, OX1 3TA and is available from 2 January 2017.

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 link: Postdoctoral Research Associate - 125453

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday, 19 October 2016. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.

The University of Oxford and the 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 125453.
Application deadline for this post is 19 October 2016
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Department of Chemistry
Section: Department of Chemistry
Deputy Building Manager  (Mr Kim Nixon)
Grade 5 £24,298 - £28,982 with discretionary range to £31,656 p.a.

The Department of Chemistry is looking for a Deputy Building 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. In the absence of the Building Manager you will assume full supervisory responsibility.

You will be qualified to HNC/HND or equivalent and have demonstrable experience in installing, repairing, and maintaining 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 and/or contractors within a Building Services is essential.

The post is based primarily in the Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, South Parks Road, Oxford.

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

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: Deputy Building Manager - 125308

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 26th October 2016.

Further Details are available for download here: or by e-mail to recruitment@chem.ox.ac.uk quoting reference 125308.
Application deadline for this post is 26 October 2016
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Department of Chemistry
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SBM CDT Programme Manager  (Professor Martin Smith and Professor Darren Dixon)
Grade 8: £38,896 - £46,414 p.a

The Department of Chemistry Synthesis for Biology and Medicine Centre for Doctoral Training (SBM CDT) is looking for a Programme Manager to cover maternity leave. The post is available from November 2016 and is a fixed-term maternity cover for up to 1 year.

Working together with the SBM CDT Directors and Programme Administrator, the postholder will coordinate and manage the day-to-day running of the programme. You will be responsible for liaising with students, academics and industrial partners, looking at ways to benefit the research undertaken by the SBM CDT. You will ensure efficient and effective knowledge transfer and collaboration, without compromising the University's interests.

As Programme Manager, you will have research experience at an appropriate level (e.g. PhD) in a relevant field. Your organisational and team working skills will be excellent, along with your ability to prioritise.

Your communication will be excellent and you will be able to communicate effectively in writing, orally and by presentations, including computer literacy in relevant scientific, management and presentational software. Excellent interpersonal skills are essential, dealing with all levels of people from students, to Academics and external industrial experts. You will have knowledge of Chemistry research and the ability to efficiently manage external research funds, remaining within budget at all times.

The post will be based in the Department of Chemistry, South Parks 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 SBM CDT Programme Manager - 125695.

The post is intended to be full-time, however we will consider applications from those who are looking for flexible working opportunities (e.g. 4 days a week or shorter working days).

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Lara Lourenco Venda on lara.venda@chem.ox.ac.uk.

Only applications received by 12.00 midday on 31 October 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 125695.
Application deadline for this post is 31 October 2016
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Department of Chemistry
Section: Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Physical and Theoretical Chemistry  (Professor Dame Carol Robinson)
Grade 7: £30,738 - £37,768 p.a

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work under the supervision of Professor Dame Carol Robinson on a research project funded by the Medical Research Council for a fixed-term period of 2 years in the first instance.

The project involves applying and developing Mass Spectrometry for studying small molecule binding to membrane proteins. More information on the Robinson Group can be found at: Robinson Research.

Duties will include managing own academic research and administrative activities and collaborating in the preparation of scientific reports and journal articles.

You should either already have a PhD in Chemistry or a relevant subject area, or have submitted your thesis prior to taking up the post. You should ideally have experience in Mass Spectrometry or protein expression and be willing to learn new techniques.

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

The post is available from 1 January 2017.

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 - 125417.

Only applications received by 12.00 midday on 14 October 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 125417.
Application deadline for this post is 14 October 2017
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