Postdoctoral Research Associate in Solid-State Molecular Organometallic Chemistry and Catalysis University of Oxford, Department of Chemistry United Kingdom

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Solid-State Molecular Organometallic Chemistry and Catalysis

Department of Chemistry, Chemistry Research Laboratory, 12 Mansfield Road, Oxford

Grade 7: £32,236 - £39,609 p.a.

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Solid–State Molecular Organometallic (SMOM) Chemistry and Catalysis, to work under the supervision of Professor Andrew Weller on a research project funded by SCG Chemicals Co. Ltd, for a period of up to two years. The project will involve optimising recently developed systems in the Weller laboratories and designing and implementing new SMOM systems for challenging C–H activation catalysis.


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The successful applicant will hold PhD in Chemistry in Organometallic or Coordination Chemistry (or be close to completion). The successful applicant will have expertise in synthetic organometallic chemistry, multinuclear NMR spectroscopy and the collection and refinement of single–crystal X-ray data. Experience of catalysis is highly desirable.


Duties include collecting data, analysing and reviewing scientific data, and managing own academic research and administrative activities, involving small scale project management, to co-ordinate multiple aspects of work to meet deadlines.


The post will be based in the Department of Chemistry, 12 Mansfield Road, OX1 3TA and is available from 1 May, or as soon as possible thereafter.


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 Friday 29 March 2019. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.


The University of Oxford and the Department of Chemistry are Athena SWAN Silver award holders.


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