Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Novel Biocatalytic Methods
Grade 7: £34,308-£42,155 per annum
Reporting to Professor Ben Davis [https://users.ox.ac.uk/~dplb0149/
], you will join a research group with responsibility for carrying out research in the area of novel methods in biocatalysis with the potential for driving sustainable routes in chemistry and materials.
You will provide guidance to less experienced members of the research group, including postdocs, research assistants, technicians, and PhD and project students and will have the potential for developing your own research interests as part of the Franklin’s associate investigator programme.
In this role you will manage your own academic research and administrative activities; adapt existing and develop new scientific techniques and experimental protocols; contribute ideas for new research projects; develop ideas for generating research income, and present detailed research proposals to senior researchers; collaborate in the preparation of scientific reports and journal articles and the presentation of papers and posters and lectures; represent the research group at external meetings/seminars, either with other members of the group or alone; and carry out collaborative projects with colleagues in partner institutions, and research groups.
You must hold, or be close to completion of, a PhD/DPhil in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Biology or Pharmacology, together with relevant experience and must possess sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline to work within established research programmes. You should have proven ability to manage your own academic research and associated activities, previous experience of contributing to publications/presentations, and the ability to contribute ideas for new research projects and research income generation.
The post is fixed-term until 30 September 2024, funded by Research England's iCAST programme.
The closing date for applications is 12noon on Wednesday 30 November 2022
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Common Room Assistant
Grade 2: £21,150-£21,197
We are looking for a new Catering Assistant to work in the Pharmacoology Common Room.
You will be involved with the delivery of a catering support service within the Department of Pharmacology. Working with our Common Room Manager, you will help with basic kitchen duties, serving customers and maintaining a high standard of cleanliness.
You should have a knowledge of food safey and hygiene and experience of working in a customer service environment. Previous catering experience is essential and you should have the ability to work in an organised and methodical way. Proven ability to deliver good customer service is vital along with a flexible approach to work and the ability to work on your own initiative.
The role will involve serving food and drinks to customers, light food preparation, keeping stock replenished making sure that stock is rotated, keeping kitchen and Common Room areas clean and setting up refreshments and lunches for meetings and events.
The post is offered on a permanent basis, with an initial six-months' probationary period, and is available immediately.
The closing date for applications is 12noon on Monday 5 December 2022.
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