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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
Postdoctoral Research Associate  (Professor Harry Anderson)
Grade 7 : £29,837 - £36,661 p.a

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work under the supervision of Professor Harry Anderson on a research project funded by the ERC for a period of 12 months.

The project involves the synthesis, supramolecular chemistry and photophysical investigation of porphyrin nanorings. Find out more information about the research group at Professor Harry Anderson.

You should either already have a PhD in Chemistry, or have submitted your thesis prior to taking up the post.

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

The post is available from 1 November 2014.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selction criteria, please click on the link below: Postdoctoral Research Associate - 112748 . 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 Wednesday 30 April 2014.

The Department of Chemistry, University of Oxford is an Athena SWAN bronze award holder. 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 112748.
Application deadline for this post is 30 April 2014
Department of Chemistry
Section: Organic Chemistry
Postdoctoral Research Associate  (Professor Harry Anderson)
Grade 7 : £29,837 - £36,661 p.a

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work under the supervision of Professor Harry L Anderson FRS (Department of Chemistry), Professor I Davis (Department of Biochemistry) and Professor Christian Eggeling (Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine) on a project funded by the Wellcome Trust for a period of 23 months.

The aim of the project is to create new fluorescent dyes for super-resolution optical microscopy. Find out more information about the research group at: Professor Harry Anderson.

You should either already have a PhD in Chemistry, or have submitted your thesis prior to taking up the post. Experience in organic chemistry and synthesis is essential.

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

The post is available from 1 May 2014.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selction criteria, please click on the link below: Postdoctoral Research Associate - 112749 . 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 Wednesday 30 April 2014.

The Department of Chemistry, University of Oxford is an Athena SWAN bronze award holder. 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 112749.
Application deadline for this post is 30 April 2014
Department of Chemistry
Section: Organic Chemistry
Postdoctoral Research in Organometallic Chemistry  (Professor Veronique Gouverneur)
£29,837 - £31,644 p.a.

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research assistant to work under the supervision of Professor Veronique Gouverneur on a project aimed at the development of Novel 18F-Radiochemistry for Positron Emission Tomography. This UCB Pharma S.A. funded post is available for a period of three years. Applicants should be available to start work in Oxford as soon as possible.

Applicants should either already have a PhD in Organic or Organometallic Chemistry or a related subject area, or have submitted their thesis prior to taking up the post. The applicant should have expertise in organic synthesis and/or catalysis and be willing to carry out 18F-Radiolabelling experiments. Details of the groupís research can be found at: Professor Gouverneur's Group The post will be based in the Chemistry Research Laboratory, 12 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TA.

Formal applications for this vacancy must be made online. For further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below: Online Vacancy Search - 112731 It is essential that these are obtained before an application is made. Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Veronique Gouverneur veronique.gouverneur@chem.ox.ac.uk Please quote reference 112731/VG in all correspondence. The closing date for applications is midday 30 April 2014.

Further Details are available for download here: or by e-mail to recruitment@chem.ox.ac.uk quoting reference .
Application deadline for this post is 30 April 2014
Department of Chemistry
Section: Administration
Head of Administration  (Tim Softley)
£60,000

The Department of Chemistry is looking for a Head of Administration to lead and manage its administration operations. Reporting day-to-day to the Head of Department, you will be responsible for all administrative areas including Finance, HR, IT, Facilities and Communications; you will lead the various administrative sections in conjunction with senior managers in these areas, acting effectively as the Departmentís chief operating officer.

Working with the Head of Department and three academic Heads of Section, you will guide and support the strategic, operational and financial objectives for the Department and ensure key targets are met on time and in budget. You will support the academic mission and enable the statutory responsibilities of the Head of Department to be fulfilled. You will be responsible for the procurement and completion of major departmental projects, as well as contributing to the overall administration for the University.

You will be able to think laterally and creatively and have the intellectual capacity and strength of character to take and implement important, complex and difficult decisions. Having outstanding management and leadership skills in a complex organisation, you will be able to work to tight deadlines with the ability to organise and delegate appropriately. You will have strong project management skills, making sound judgements using information from multiple sources. Communication with people of all levels and backgrounds is essential, liaising both internally and externally with key stakeholders. Educationally, you will have at least a first degree in a numerate subject or equivalent ability in knowledge, intellectual capacity, reasoning and analytical skills. Ideally, your experience will include higher/further education, a public sector environment or other large, complex organisation. To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selction criteria, please click on the following link Head of Administration - 112713. Applications should be made online with CV and supporting statement, and submitted by 12.00 noon on 30 April 2014.

Further Details are available for download here: or by e-mail to lynne.thorn@chem.ox.ac.uk quoting reference 112713.
Application deadline for this post is 30 April 2014
Department of Chemistry
Section: Organic Chemistry
Postdoctoral Research Associate  (Professor Jonathan Burton)
Grade 7: £29,837 - £36,661 p.a.

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work under the supervision of Professor Jonathan Burton on a research project funded by the EPSRC for a period of 18 months. The project will involve the total synthesis of a complex biologically active natural product coupled with methodology development.

Find out more about the Burton research group at: Burton Research

Applicants should either already have a PhD in a relevant subject area, or have submitted their thesis prior to taking up the post. Expertise in synthetic organic chemistry is essential.

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

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday Wednesday, 7 May 2014. Only applications received before midday on Wednesday, 7 May 2014 can be considered. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.

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 below: Postdoctoral Research Associate - 112765

Further Details are available for download here: or by e-mail to recruitmentchem.ox.ac.uk quoting reference 112765.
Application deadline for this post is 7 May 2014
Department of Chemistry
Section: Inorganic Chemistry
Postdoctoral Research Associate  (Professor Edman Tsang )
Grade 7: £29,837 - £36,661 p.a.

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work under the supervision of Professor Edman Tsang on a research project funded by SCG Chemical Ltd for a period of 12 months. The project involves synthesis, characterisation and testing of new nano-catalysts for small alkane molecules conversions.

Find out more about the Tsang research group at Tsang Research

Applicants should either already have a PhD in Chemistry or relevant subject area, or have submitted your thesis prior to taking up the post. Expertise in solid state synthesis and state-of-the-art characterization techniques including TEM, XPS, AFM is essential. Be willing to learn new techniques in transient kinetic analysis techniques.

The post will be based in the Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QR.

The post is available from 1 June 2014, 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 Research Associate - 112762

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 Monday, 12 May 2014. Only applications received before midday on Monday, 12 May 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. 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 112762.
Application deadline for this post is 12 May 2014
Department of Chemistry
Section: Organic Chemistry
Postdoctoral Research Associate  (Professor Tim Donohoe)
Grade 7: £29,837 - £36,661 p.a.

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work under the supervision of Professor Tim Donohoe on a research project funded by an EPSRC (Established Career Fellowship) grant for a period of up to 3 years. The project involves the development of new catalytic reactions related to hydrogen borrowing (see Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed., 2014, 53, 761).

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

Applicants 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. You should be interested in all aspects of catalysis 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 the 1 June 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter. The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday Monday, 19 May 2014. Only applications received before midday on Monday, 19 May 2014 can be considered. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.

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 below: Postdoctoral Research Associate - 113022

The Department of Chemistry, University of Oxford is an Athena Swan bronze award holder. 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 113022.
Application deadline for this post is 19 May 2014
The University of Oxford is an Equal Opportunity employer (19/04/2014)

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