Postdoctoral Research Associate in Organic Chemistry

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

October 12, 2022

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Postdoctoral Research Associate in Organic Chemistry

Department of Chemistry, 12 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TA

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Organic Chemistry to work under the supervision of Professor Veronique Gouverneur for a period of up to 12 months. The post is funded by ERC.

Find out more about the gouverneur group at: gouverneur group

The successful candidate will contribute to the research in the area of organic fluorine chemistry and phase transfer catalysis. The aim of the project is the development of novel catalytic methods for the preparation of fluorinated molecules using cost effective sources of fluoride including metal alkali fluoride.

Applicants must hold a PhD in Chemistry or a related area (or be close to completion) prior to taking up your appointment. You must have expertise in organic chemistry and catalysis.

You will be expected to manage your own academic research and administrative activities. This involves project management, to co-ordinate multiple aspects of work to meet deadlines. You will test hypotheses and analyse scientific data from a variety of sources, reviewing and refining working hypotheses as appropriate.

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

You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application. Candidates are kindly requested not to upload any additional documents to support your application.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday, Wednesday 12 October 2022. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.

The University of Oxford is a Silver Athena SWAN holder and the Department of Chemistry is a Silver award holder. Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and ethnic minority candidates, who are under-represented in Chemistry research posts in Oxford.

Contact Person : Recruitment Administrator Vacancy ID : 160769 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 12-Oct-2022 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 7 Contact Email : recruitment@chem.ox.ac.uk Salary (£) : 34308 - 42155

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