Deputy Director of SCG-Oxford Centre of Excellence in Chemistry


University of Oxford, Oxford, UK


  • Posted on: 05th Feb 2021
  • Salary: £41,526 - £49,553
  • REF: 149412
  • Closes: 08th March 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

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Deputy Director of SCG-Oxford Centre of Excellence in Chemistry

Chemistry Research Laboratory, 12 Mansfield Road, Oxford

£41,526 – £49,553

Applications are invited for a Deputy Director of SCG-Oxford Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Chemistry to work under Professor Dermot O’Hare, Director CoE for a period of 2 years. The postholder will be responsible for providing strategic and tactical guidance in designing and achieving CoE research objectives, including working collaboratively with other PI’s in chemistry and the broader University. The post holder will formulate task objectives for, and supervise the work of, postdoctoral assistants, postgraduate and undergraduate students within Professor O’Hare research team.

Find out more about the SCG-Oxford Centre of Excellence in Chemistry and O’Hare Group by clicking here

Applicants must hold a PhD in Inorganic, Organometallic or Materials Chemistry (or a related area) with significant postdoctoral research experience and a well established reputation and publication record. You will be expected to lead, motivate and recruit a team of research staff and students. The post involves project management, of large, complex projects, including significant budgets. The applicant would be expected to demonstrate successful sourcing and management of research funding. Knowledge of invention recording and patent administration would be desirable.

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.

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, Friday 5 March 2021. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.

The University of Oxford is a Bronze Athena SWAN holder and the Department of Chemistry is a Silver award holder. 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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