Postdoctoral Research Associate - Supramolecular Chemistry and Cooperative Phenomena in Molecular Nanostructures

University of Oxford - Department of Chemistry, Chemistry Research Laboratory

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:

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.

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 12 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.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy is changing. With effect from October 1 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above will have a retirement age of 68, and all employees at Grades 6 and 7 will no longer have a set retirement age. Further details are available at:

Closing Date: 12-OCT-2017 12:00

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