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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.

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Athena SWAN

 
Department of Chemistry
Section: Chemistry
Mechanical Engineering Technician  (Les Hill)
Grade 5: £24,057 - £28,695 with a discretionary range to £31,342 p.a.

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The Department of Chemistry is looking for a Mechanical Engineering Workshop Technician. Reporting to the Mechanical Engineering Manager, you will be part of a team responsible for providing mechanical engineering support with regards to the manufacture, design, construction and maintenance of experimental equipment used in teaching and research laboratories.

You will have served a recognised apprenticeship in an appropriate subject, have previous experience and be qualified to City and Guilds, BTEC, or equivalent and be familiar with health and safety requirements in a workshop environment.

You will have experience of working on a full range of manual machines and using CNC machines, and should have good levels of computer literacy including Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.

You will be able to work well in a team, communicate with people at all levels, with a proven ability to manage competing priorities and demands and a willingness to extend your technical skills as required.

The post is based in the Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, South Parks Road, Oxford.

The University of Oxford and Department of Chemistry are Athena SWAN Bronze 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 following link Mechanical Engineering Technician - 118241.

The vacancy will close at 12.00 midday on Wednesday 27 May 2015.

Further Details are available for download here: or by e-mail to recruitment@chem.ox.ac.uk quoting reference 118241.
Application deadline for this post is 27 May 2015
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Department of Chemistry
Section: Inorganic Chemistry
Postdoctoral Research Associate  (Professor Jose M. Goicoechea)
Grade 7: £30,434 - £37,394 p.a.

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work under the supervision of Professor Jose M. Goicoechea on a research project funded by the EPSRC for a period of 36 months. The project aims to explore the chemistry of the 2-phosphaethynolate anion (PCO–) and phosphinecarboxamide (PH2C(O)NH2), two novel phosphorus-containing analogues of otherwise ubiquitous chemicals (the cyanate ion and urea, respectively). The ultimate goal is to access novel molecular, supramolecular and polymeric species with potential applications in catalysis, chemical sensing and materials chemistry.

Find out more about the Goicoechea research group at Goicoechea Research

You should have a PhD in Inorganic/Organometallic Chemistry or have submitted your thesis prior to taking up the appointment. The successful candidate will have demonstrable skills in air- and moisture-sensitive organometallic chemistry, single-crystal X-ray diffraction, and multi-element NMR spectroscopy. Some understanding of, or a willingness to learn, aspects of DFT calculations is also highly desirable.

The post will be based in the Chemistry Research Laboratory, 12 Mansfield Road, OX1 3TA, and is available from 1 October 2015, or 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:Postdoctoral Research Associate - 118167

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday Wednesday, 27 May 2015. Only applications received before midday on 27 May 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 118167.
Application deadline for this post is 27 May 2015
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Department of Chemistry
Section: Organic
Postdoctoral Research Assistant  (Dr Emily Flashman)
Grade 7: £30,434 - £37.394 p.a.

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work under the supervision of Dr Emily Flashman on a research project funded by the BBSRC for a period of 3 years. The project involves the biochemical, kinetic and mechanistic investigation of the Plant Cysteine Oxidases. Find out more about the Flashman research group at http://flashman.chem.ox.ac.uk.

You should have a PhD in biochemistry, chemical biology or a relevant subject area, or have submitted your thesis prior to taking up your appointment. You should have expertise in enzyme kinetics, biophysical protein assays or crystallography, or be willing to learn new techniques related to mechanistic enzymology. 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 Postdoctoral Research Assistant - 118233. 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 28 May 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 118233.
Application deadline for this post is 28 May 2015
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Department of Chemistry
Section: Chemistry
Electronics Technician  (Mr Nenad Vranjes)
£24,057 - £28,695 with a discretionary range to £31,342 p.a.

The Department of Chemistry is looking for an Electronics Technician. Reporting to the Electronics Manager, you will be part of a team responsible for the design, development and construction of specialised electronic equipment used in teaching and research laboratories.

You will support the design, development and construction of electronic equipment as well as general tasks including fault diagnosis, testing and calibration of electronic equipment, assisting in the training of technical staff in workshop procedure and equipment. You will also help maintain the electronic equipment and contribute to the smooth day to day running of the department’s workshops.

You will have a formal qualification, HNC, BTEC, City and Guilds award or equivalent in an appropriate subject and be familiar with the theory and application of safety regulations in a workshop and laboratory environment.

You will work well in a team, communicate with people at all levels, with a proven ability to manage competing priorities and demands and a willingness to extend your technical skills as required. You will have good levels of computer literacy including Microsoft Outlook and Computer-Aided design (CAD).

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online following the link below. You will be required to upload a supporting statement 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 Electronics Technician - 118308.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 5 June 2015.

The University of Oxford and 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 118308.
Application deadline for this post is 5 June 2015
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Department of Chemistry
Section: Inorganic Chemistry
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Organometallic Chemistry  (Professor Andrew Weller)
Grade 7 : £30,434 - £37,394 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 EPSRC for a period each of 2.5 years. The project research will focus on the development of novel solid–state, single–crystal, organometallic techniques for the synthesis, characterisation and onward reactivity (including catalysis) of transition metal alkane complexes. The project will have close links with the group of Professor Stuart Macgregor (Heriot–Watt University) who will provide computational analysis of systems being studied.

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.

You may also be interested in a similar position available in connection with this post:Postdoctoral Research Associate - 118441

The post will be based in the Chemistry Research Laboratory, 12 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TA.

The post is available from 1 October 2015 or 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:Postdoctoral Research Associate - 118440

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday Friday, 19 June 2015. Only applications received before midday on 19 June 2015 can be considered. Interviews will be held between 6 -10 July 2015.

Further Details are available for download here: or by e-mail to recruitment@chem.ox.ac.uk quoting reference 118440.
Application deadline for this post is 19 June 2015
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Department of Chemistry
Section: Organic Chemistry
Postdoctoral Research Associate  (Professor Edward Anderson)
Grade 7 : £30,434 - £37,394 p.a.

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work under the supervision of Professor Edward Anderson on a research project funded by The Leverhulme Trust for a period of 3 years. The project involves the development and validation of a new method for the structural elucidation of polyketide natural products, in collaboration with Professor Greg Challis (University of Warwick).

Find out more about the Anderson/Challis research group at Anderson Research - Challis Research.

You should have a PhD in Organic Chemistry or a related area (or have submitted a PhD thesis prior to taking up the appointment), and be able to demonstrate understanding and success in this relevant research area (PhD or postdoctoral work), e.g. as judged by publications in high quality peer reviewed journals.

The post will be based in the Chemistry Research Laboratory, 12 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TA.

The post is available from 1 August 2015 or 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: Postdoctoral Research Associate - 118468.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday Friday, 19 June 2015. Only applications received before midday on 19 June 2015 can be considered. Interviews will be held between 25 June -10 July 2015.

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 118468.
Application deadline for this post is 19 June 2015
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