Salary: Grade 7: £32,236 - £39,609 p.a.
Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Electrochemical Diagnostics to work under the supervision of Professor Jason Davis on a research project funded by Innovate UK for a period of up to 12 months. The project involves the design and analysis of electrochemical arrays for cardiac status analysis.
Find out more about the Davis research and group at: www.jjdgroup.co.uk
You should have a PhD in chemistry or physics or a related area (or have submitted a PhD thesis prior to taking up the appointment. The research requires experience in Electroanalysis, immunoassays, diagnostics and/or sensors generally.
You should be able to adapt existing and develop new scientific techniques and experimental protocols. The role will include work in electroanalysis and surface spectroscopy. You should be able to test hypotheses and analyse scientific data from a variety of sources, reviewing and refining working hypotheses as appropriate. You should be able to represent the research group at external meetings/seminars, either with other members of the group or alone. You will be expected to manage your own academic research and administrative activities, to supervise other team and lab activities when asked and to coordinate work to meet specified deadlines.
The post will be based in Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, South Parks Road OX1 3QZ and is available from January 2019.
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 30 November 2018. 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.