Postdoctoral Research Associate in Nanopore Chemistry

University of Oxford

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Nanopore Chemistry to work under the supervision of Professor Hagan Bayley and Professor Yujia Qing for an initial period of 12 months.  The project focuses on chemistry within protein nanoreactors or chemistry-assisted single-molecule characterisation of small molecules and biopolymers. The work will have impact on, for example, the synthesis of pharmaceuticals and the sequencing of biomolecules.

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Applicants must hold a PhD in Chemistry, Biophysics, Chemical Biology, Physics or a related area, (or be close to completion) prior to taking up your appointment.  The research requires experience in catalysis or photochemistry.  You will be expected to manage your own academic research and administrative activities. This involves small scale project management, to co-ordinate multiple aspects of work to meet deadlines.

The post will be based in the Department of Chemistry and is available as soon as possible.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.  Your supporting statement must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience. Certificates, references and research papers should not be provided at this stage.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday, Wednesday 14th June 2023. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.

The University of Oxford and The Department of Chemistry are Silver Athena SWAN 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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