Postdoctoral Research Associate in Physical Chemistry

Updated: 5 days ago
Location: Oxford, ENGLAND
Deadline: 31 Jul 2020

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Physical Chemistry to work under the supervision of Dr Michael Burt, initially for a period of two years.

The project is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and will apply ultrafast laser spectroscopy and mass spectrometry imaging to investigate molecular structural and reaction dynamics at ultrafast timescales. Find out more about this research at:

Applicants must hold a PhD in chemistry, physics or a relevant subject area, (or be close to completion) prior to taking up the appointment.

The research requires experience in one or more of the following areas: ion and electron imaging, gas-phase ion chemistry, ultrafast laser spectroscopy, and mass spectrometry.

Duties of the post holder include; managing their own academic research and administrative activities (including small scale project management), co-ordinating multiple aspects of work to meet deadlines, and collaborating in the preparation of scientific reports and journal articles.

The post will be based in the Department of Chemistry Mansfield Road, Oxford and is available from 1st September 2020.

You will be required to upload a CV as part of your online application.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon, 31st July 2020. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.

The University of Oxford is a Bronze 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

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