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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 in Mass Spectrometry  (Dr James McCullagh)
Grade 7: £30,434 - £37,394 p.a.

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Mass Spectrometry under the supervision of Dr James McCullagh at the Mass Spectrometry Research Facility in the Department of Chemistry. The post is funded by Mass Spectrometry. You should have a PhD in chemical or analytical sciences involving significant use of mass spectrometry or significant mass spectrometry experience. You should be interested in advanced mass spectrometry and willing to learn new techniques. We are seeking candidates wishing to develop a research career in the application of mass spectrometry to the chemical and biological sciences.

The post will be based in the Chemistry Research Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TA. The post is permanent and therefore we will consider applications from those who are looking for flexible working opportunities. Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 4 March 2015 can be considered.

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 - 117013. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.

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 117013.
Application deadline for this post is 4 March 2015
Department of Chemistry
Section: Organic
Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher  (Professor Harry Anderson)
from £29,713 p.a

Three fellowship positions are available for a period of three years, tenable at Oxford University, on two projects entitled Multivalent Molecular Systems for Innovative Applications and Supramolecularly Engineered Architectures for Optoelectronics and Photonics. Candidates will be registered for PhD training while employed by the University on a Marie Sk³odowska-Curie Innovative Training Network, and will be expected to demonstrate an excellent understanding in all areas of chemistry important for this project (organic, inorganic and physical). Candidates must possess a good degree in a relevant subject, and should have research experience. Under the terms of the EC funding, which aims to promote mobility within the research community, to be eligible for the post you must not have been resident in the UK for more than a total of 12 months in the past three years. Persons who have obtained a doctorate or had more than 4 years full time research experience are ineligible.

You should either already have a Masters Degree in Chemistry or other relevant field The post 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 Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher - 117054. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application together with the names and contact details of two referees.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 4 March 2015.

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 117054.
Application deadline for this post is 4 March 2015
Department of Chemistry
Section: Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboreatory
Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher  (Professor Dirk Aarts)
from £29,713 p.a

A fellowship position is available for a period of three years, tenable at Oxford University; on a project entitled ‘Microfluidic directed structure of liquid crystal phases in confinement’. Candidates will be registered for PhD training while employed by the University on a Marie Sk³odowska-Curie Innovative Training Network, and will be expected to demonstrate an excellent understanding in all areas of Chemistry, Physics or other relevant field important for this project (organic, inorganic and physical). Candidates must possess a good degree in a relevant subject, and should have research experience. Actual salary will depend on employer deductions, personal circumstances and the exchange rate to be notified by the EC). The amount 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 aims to promote mobility within the research community, to be eligible for the post you must not have been resident in the UK for more than a total of 12 months in the past three years. Persons who have obtained a doctorate or had more than 4 years full time research experience are ineligible.

You should either already have a Masters Degree in Chemistry or other relevant field The post will be based in the Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Research Laboratory, Mansfield 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 Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher - 117056. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application together with the names and contact details of two referees.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 4 March 2015.

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 117056.
Application deadline for this post is 4 March 2015
Department of Chemistry
Section: Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboreatory
Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher (Distruc. Network)  (Professor Jonathan Doye)
from £29,713 p.a

A fellowship position is available for a period of three years, tenable at Oxford University; on a project entitled ‘Directed structure through chirality - Simulations. Candidates will be registered for PhD training while employed by the University on a Marie Sk³odowska-Curie Innovative Training Network Distruc (distruc.chem.ox.ac.uk, and will be expected to demonstrate an excellent understanding in all areas of Chemistry, Physics or other relevant field important for this project (organic, inorganic and physical). Candidates must possess a good degree in a relevant subject, and should have research experience.

You should either already have a Masters Degree in Chemistry or other relevant field The post will be based in the Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Research Laboratory, Mansfield 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 Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher (Distruc. Network) - 117145. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application together with the names and contact details of two referees.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 16 March 2015.

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 recuitment@chem.ox.ac.uk quoting reference 117145.
Application deadline for this post is 16 March 2015
Department of Chemistry
Section: Organic Chemistry
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Supramolecular Nanorings for Exploring Quantum Interference  (Professor Harry Anderson)
£30,434 - £37,394 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 EPSRC for a fixed-term period of 3 years. The project involves synthesis of porphyrin nanorings for single-molecule charge-transport experiments. Find out more about the research group at Professor Harry Anderson.

You should have a PhD in Chemistry, or have submitted your thesis prior to taking up your appointment. You should have expertise in multi-step organic synthesis.

The post 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 Associate - 117336.

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 25 March 2015. Interviews will take place on 15 April 2015.

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 117336.
Application deadline for this post is 25 March 2015
Department of Chemistry
Section: Organic Chemistry
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Supramolecular Chemistry  (Professor Harry Anderson)
£30,434 - £37,394 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 fixed-term period of 2 years. The project involves investigating the synthesis, supramolecular chemistry, photophysics and electronic properties of porphyrin nanorings. Find out more about the research group at Professor Harry Anderson.

You should have a PhD in Chemistry, or have submitted your thesis prior to taking up your appointment. You should have expertise in multi-step organic synthesis, physical organic chemistry and spectroscopy.

The post will be based in the Department of Chemistry, South Parks Road, Oxford.

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 - 117334.

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 25 March 2015. Interviews will take place on 15 April 2015.

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 117334.
Application deadline for this post is 25 March 2015
Department of Chemistry
Section: Inorganic Chemistry
Postdoctoral Research Associate  (Professor Fraser Armstrong)
Grade 7 : £30,434 - £37,394 p.a.

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work under the supervision of Professor Fraser Armstrong on a research project funded by BBSRC for a period of 32 months. The project involves the physical characterization of redox proteins, including hydrogenases, produced in recombinant strains of the photosynthetic organism Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. The ultimate aim is to produce fuels and interesting chemicals from sunlight but this is also a project to foster breakthroughs in basic science.

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

You should have a PhD in Chemistry or Biochemistry or a relevant subject area, or have submitted your thesis prior to taking up your appointment. The research requires a primary background in metalloproteins/redox enzymes and their investigation by physical methods, particularly electrochemistry and EPR spectroscopy. A good understanding of molecular biology methods is highly desirable as well as a general appreciation of the field of biological inorganic chemistry/redox enzymology.

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

The post is available from 1 April 2015 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: Postdoctoral Research Associate - 117227

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 Friday, 27 March 2015. Only applications received before midday on 27 March 2015 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.

Further Details are available for download here: or by e-mail to recruitment@chem.ox.ac.uk quoting reference 117227.
Application deadline for this post is 27 March 2015
Department of Chemistry
Section: Organic
Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher in Chemistry  (Professor Tom Brown)
from £29,713 p.a

A fellowship position is available for a period of three years, tenable at Oxford University, on a project entitled “ClickGene: Detecting DNA Methylation.” Candidates will be registered for PhD training while employed by the University on a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network, and will be expected to synthesize and study new sequence-specific DNA duplex targeting probes to differentiate between methylated and unmethylated genomic DNA, investigate the targeting of methylated DNA in human cells and explore therapeutic applications. The successful candidate will be expected to develop new sequence-specific duplex targeting probes to differentiate between C5-methylated and unmethylated genomic DNA. The probes will be composed of heavily modified triplex forming oligonucleotides (TFOs) and strand displacement probes incorporating fluorophores and intercalative quenchers that bind tightly to double stranded DNA in a sequence-specific manner.

You should either already have a Masters Degree in Chemistry or other relevant field and preferably have some experience of nucleic acid chemistry. The post will be based in the Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Research Laboratory, Mansfield 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 Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher - 117062. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application together with the names and contact details of two referees.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 27 March 2015.

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 117062.
Application deadline for this post is 27 March 2015
The University of Oxford is an Equal Opportunity employer (28/02/2015)

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