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Only available to UCL Chemistry Students - working a maximum of 20 hours per week. Work can not be carried out until we have seen and verified your right to work. If you work before this, you will not be paid for any hours you did.
- Postgraduate employment opportunities - Chemistry Department
Applications are invited from postgraduate students who wish to be considered for the following posts
- Postgraduate demonstrators
- Ad-Hoc work in the department
Payment will be at Grade 5 pt 15 on the UCL salary scale, which is currently £12.62 per hour (including London Allowance).
Successful applicants will be issued with an 'As and When' contract valid until for the duration of your degree registration.
If you wish to apply to be considered for either of the above, please send your CV and a completed UCL Equal opportunities monitoring form to our HR Administrator, Ms Judith James from whom further details are available (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org) Please note your right to work must be checked before you commence work.
Your CV should contain the following information.
1. Full name
3. Date of birth
4. Academic Qualifications
5. National Insurance No. (if known)
6. Your Student registration number
7. Your areas of expertise
8. The name of your Supervisor
9. Month and year your postgraduate studies are due to finish if you complete and submit your thesis on time.
Applications are welcome at any time throughout the year but you cannot be considered for any paid employment within the department until you have applied and been accepted.
You should not carry out any work until we have seen and verified your right to work, any work carried out before this period will not be paid.
Post-doctoral Research Vacancies
- Research Associates x2 in Chemical Biology, Ref: 1706979 (D/L: 16/3/2018 )
Salary (inclusive of London allowance): £34,635 - £41,864 per annum
Closing Date: 16 March 2018
Duties and Responsibilities
The Research Associates will work with Dr Vijay Chudasama in the Department of Chemistry at the Bloomsbury Campus of University College London in collaboration with Dr James Baker (also Department of Chemistry). This Leverhulme Trust funded positions are available to work on the development of new chemical biology methodology. The project aims to develop an understanding of how local protein microenvironment can influence, dictate and control biconjugation reactions on protein surfaces.
The post-holders will be required to carry out research into Chemical Biology. Ideally, we want to appoint:
- One Research Associate (PDRA 1) with skills in organic synthesis and bioconjugation; and
- One Research Associate (PDRA 2) with skills in protein expression and site-directed mutagenesis.
The two posts are funded by the Leverhulme Trust for 18 months each initially, and are available from 1st March 2018.
The successful candidates will have a PhD degree in Organic Chemistry, Chemical Biology or Molecular Biology Chemistry (or be about to be awarded a PhD), and possess experience in the following areas: organic synthesis (PDRA 1), and protein expression & site-directed mutagenesis (PDRA 2). It would be desirable for PDRAs 1 and 2 to also have experience in bioconjugation and mass spectrometry.
Please note, appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at Research Assistant Grade 6 (salary £30,316 - £31,967 per annum, including London Allowance of £3,031 p.a.) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis.
To apply for the vacancy please visit: www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/jobs and search ref:1706979
A job description and Person Specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. Please include a publication list.
Further details about the vacancy are available from Dr Vijay Chudasama, email@example.com.
Any queries on the application process should be directed to Judith James (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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