Postdoctoral Research Associate position in Organometallic Chemistry and Catalysis at University of Oxford

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Organometallic Chemistry and Catalysis to work with Professor Michael Neidig for a period of up to 36 months.  The post is supported by the EPSRC and is focused on developing a detailed understanding of structure-activity relationships and mechanism in iron-catalysed C-H activation through the synergistic use of spectroscopy, reaction studies/kinetics, inorganic synthesis and DFT studies. 

Find out more about the Neidig’s research and group here

Applicants must hold a PhD in Chemistry or a related area, (or be close to completion) prior to taking up your appointment.  The research requires expertise in synthetic inorganic chemistry, including the preparation of air sensitive complexes and their spectroscopic and structural characterisation. 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, Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, South Parks Road, OX1 3QR.

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, Friday, 26 April 2024. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.Ā 

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