Postdoctoral Research Associate in Synthetic Organic Chemistry and Catalysis (2 posts)

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Oxford, ENGLAND
Deadline: 14 Aug 2017

Applications are invited for two Postdoctoral Research Associates to work under the supervision of Professor Martin Smith on a research project funded by EPSRC for a period of 3 years. The project involves the development of new methods for the enantioselective synthesis of axially chiral molecules.

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You should have a PhD in synthetic organic chemistry or catalysis or a relevant subject area, or have submitted your thesis prior to taking up your appointment. You should have experience in complex organic synthesis and/or catalysis.

The posts are funded by EPSRC and are available from 1 October 2017 for 36 months. The roles will include synthesis, catalysis, and the investigation of reaction mechanisms.

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

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 Monday 14 August, 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.

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