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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.

Find out more about the Department of Chemistry's plans to obtain Athena SWAN recognition.

Athena SWAN

 
Department of Chemistry
Section: Inorganic Chemistry
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Analytical Electrochemistry  (Professor Jason Davis)
Grade 7: £31,604 - £38,833 p.a

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Analytical Electrochemistry 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 development of sophisticated on chip electroanalytical microfluidic assays relevant to Parkinsons Diagnostics.

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. The role will include basic electroanalysis, spectroscopic impedance analysis, the generation of a range of monolayer and polymeric electrode-confined films, surface analysis and the design and utilisation of a microfluidic system. The candidate should have expertise and/or experience in analytical electrochemistry surface analysis and analytical impedimetric methods. You will be expected to manage your own academic research and administrative activities, to supervise other team and lab activities when asked and to coordinate work to meet specified deadlines.

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

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 - 131200

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday, Friday, 20 October 2017. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.

The University of Oxford and the Department of Chemistry are Athena SWAN Silver award holders. 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 131200.
Application deadline for this post is 20 October 2017
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Department of Chemistry
Section: Organic Chemistry
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Synthesis of Photo-Switchable Dyes for Super-Resolution Microscopy  (Professor Harry Anderson)
Grade 7: Salary in the range £31,604 - £33,518 p.a

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work under the supervision of Professor Harry L Anderson on a project funded for a period of 22 months by the Wellcome Trust.

The project involves multistep organic synthesis, photochemistry and microscopy, and it is a collaboration with Professor Ilan Davis (Department of Biochemistry) and Professor Christian Eggeling (Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine).

Duties will include managing own academic research and administrative activities; this involves small-scale project management, to co-ordinate multiple aspects of research and undertaking comprehensive and systematic literature reviews and writing up the results for publication in peer-reviewed journals.

You should have a PhD in Chemistry, or have submitted your thesis prior to taking up your appointment. Expertise in the organic synthesis is essential. Expertise in any of the following areas would also be advantageous: (a) investigation of the synthesis, photochemistry and photophysics of organic pi-systems, (b) synthesis and characterisation of water-soluble compounds, (c) analytical and semi-preparative HPLC techniques, and (d) fluorescent dyes and fluorescence microscopy.

The post is available from 1 January 2018 and will be based in the Chemistry Research Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, 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 link below: Postdoctoral Research Associate - 131399.

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 1 November 2017. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.

The University of Oxford and the Department of Chemistry are Athena SWAN Silver award holders. 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 131399.
Application deadline for this post is 1 November 2017
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Department of Chemistry
Section: Organic Chemistry
Postdoctoral Research Associate - Supramolecular Chemistry and Cooperative Phenomena in Molecular Nanostructure  (Professor Harry Anderson)
Grade 7: £31,604 - £33,518 p.a

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate position to work under the supervision of Professor Harry L Anderson on a project funded by the European Research Council for a period of 17 months.

The project involves investigating the synthesis and properties of porphyrin nanorings and related systems. Find out more about the research group at: http://hla.chem.ox.ac.uk/.

Duties will include managing own academic research and administrative activities. This involves small-scale project management, to co-ordinate multiple aspects of research, acting as a source of information and advice to other members of the group and representing the research group at external meetings, either with other members of the group or alone.

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

The post will be based in the Chemistry Research Laboratory, Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TA and is available from 1 December 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 Associate - 131016.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on 1 November 2017. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.

The University of Oxford and the Department of Chemistry are Athena SWAN Silver award holders. 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 131016.
Application deadline for this post is 1 November 2017
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Department of Chemistry
Section: Organic Chemistry
Postdoctoral Research Associate - Organo Catalysis and Late Stage Fluorination  (Professor Veronique Gouverneur)
Grade 7: £31,604 - £33,518 p.a.

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Organo catalysis and late stage fluorination to work under the supervision of Professor Veronique Gouverneur on a research project funded by the EPSRC for a period of 24 months. The project involves research applying physical organic chemistry methods to elucidate novel catalytic pathways.

Find out more about the Gouverneur research and group at: http://research.chem.ox.ac.uk/veronique-gouverneur.aspx

You should have a PhD in Organic Chemistry, Computational Organic Chemistry or a related subject area. You will have expertise in Organic synthesis, organocatalysis and metal catalysis as well as NMR and MS techniques, and have a broad familiarity in computational organic chemistry.

You will be expected to manage your own academic research and administrative activities, this will involves small scale project management to co-ordinate multiple aspects of work to meet deadlines.

The post will be based in the Chemistry Research Laboratory, 12 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3QR and is available immediately.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection criteria, please click on the link: Postdoctoral Research Associate - 131475 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, Thursday, 9th November 2017. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.

The University of Oxford and the Department of Chemistry are Athena SWAN Silver award holders. 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 131475.
Application deadline for this post is 9 November 2017
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Department of Chemistry
Section: Inorganic Chemistry
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Organometallic Main Group Polymerisation Catalysts  (Professor Andrew Weller)
Grade 7: £31,604 - £38,833 p.a

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Organometallic Main Group Polymerisation Catalysts to work under the supervision of Professor Andrew Weller on a research project funded by the EPSRC for a period of 33 months. The project will focus upon the development of new organometallic catalyst systems for the dehydopolymerisation of amine–boranes to from novel polymeric materials: polyaminoboranes. There will be a particular emphasis on the materials characterisation of any new polymeric materials formed and the elucidation of the mechanism of dehydropolymerisation.

Find out more about the Weller research and group at: Weller Research.

You should have a PhD in Chemistry in Organometallic or Coordination Chemistry or have submitted your thesis prior to taking up your appointment. The candidate should have expertise in air sensitive organometallic chemistry, single–crystal X-ray diffraction, multi nuclear NMR spectroscopy and you may also have significant experience in the synthesis and characterisation of polymeric materials synthesized using transition-metal catalysed routes. You will be expected to manage your own academic research and administrative activities, to supervise other team and lab activities when asked and to coordinate work to meet specified deadlines.

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

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 - 131544

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday, Wednesday, 15 November 2017. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.

The University of Oxford and the Department of Chemistry are Athena SWAN Silver award holders. 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 131544.
Application deadline for this post is 15 November 2017
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