Postdoctoral Research Associate in Organic Chemistry

University of Oxford

Previous Applicants Need Not Apply 

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in organic chemistry to work under the supervision of Professor Stephen Fletcher for a period of up to two years.  The project involves synthesis and catalysis and is funded by the EPSRC.

Find out more about the Fletcher research and group at:

Applicants must hold a PhD in Chemistry or a relevant subject area, (or be close to completion) prior to taking up your appointment.  The research requires experience in organic synthesis, catalysis and/or mechanistic studies.  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, Chemistry Research laboratory, 12 Mansfield Road OX1 3TA, 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 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. 

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday, Thursday 19th October 2023. Interviews are likely to be held w/c 23rd October 2023 or 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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