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Postgraduate Teaching Vacancies
Only available to UCL Chemistry Students - working a maximum of 20 hours per week. Work must not be carried out until we have seen and verified your Right to Work (i.e. passport). If you work before this, you will not be paid for any hours you did.
- Postgraduate employment opportunities - Chemistry Department
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.
Applications are invited from postgraduate students who wish to be considered for the following post:
Postgraduate Teaching Assistants / Ad-Hoc work in the department (Grade 6)
Payment will be at Grade 6 pt 21 on the UCL salary scale, which is currently £15.32 per hour (including London Allowance).
The postholder will be required to assist in the teaching of undergraduate chemistry, in teaching (remote and or face to face) and marking of laboratory scripts for undergraduate chemistry laboratories, in outreach and widening participation activities and other related duties including providing support to module teams to develop online learning materials and activities, under direction of the module lead.
Please note: Undergraduate students will be paid at Grade 5 pt 20, which is currently £14.94 per hour and this will be organised through UniTemps.
For a Job Description & Person Specification for the above post please go to the PG Teaching Moodle page at: https://moodle.ucl.ac.uk 'Chemistry Teaching for PhD Students and PDRA's', then to 'Contracts and Training'.
Successful applicants will be issued with a PGTA contract valid for the duration of your degree registration.
If you wish to apply for Postgraduate teaching/demonstrating, please go to the PG Teaching Moodle page at: https://moodle.ucl.ac.uk 'Chemistry Teaching for PhD Students and PDRA's', then to 'Contracts and Training' for further instructions. You can also email our HR Administrator, Ms Judith James from whom further details are available (Email: email@example.com).
In addition, you should send to Judith James a CV containing 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.
For Ad-hoc duties, arrangements will be made with UniTemps for payments to be processed, but again, they must see your Right to Work first before any work is done. Please contact Ms Judith James for guidance.
Please note, your Right to Work (i.e. passport) must be checked before you commence work. Please arrange with Judith, Nicola Phillips or Louise McSeveny for verification of your Right to Work.
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, and a contract has been set up.
- Research Fellow in Chemical Biology , - Ref:1873449 (D/L: 3/1/2021)
UCL Department / Division
Location of position
(inclusive of London allowance)
£36,028 to £43,533 per annum
Duties and ResponsibilitiesApplications are invited for a Research Fellow to work in the groups of Prof Vijay Chudasama and Dr Jamie Baker in the Department of Chemistry at University College London. This EPSRC funded position is available to work on the development of new Chemical Biology methodology, to enable the construction of site-selective antibody conjugates.The postholder will be required to carry out the implementation of this research project, including the design and synthesis of reagents, protocols for bioconjugation and antibody conjugate characterisation.Duration of the position is funded for 3 years in the first instance and is available from 4th January 2021.
The successful candidate will have a PhD degree (or be about to be awarded a PhD) in Chemical Biology or a related area, and possess knowledge and experience in organic synthesis and protein/peptide/fragment chemistry.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 6B (salary £31,542 to £33,257 per annum) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis.
Please include a publication list with CV.
A Job Description and Person Specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.To apply for the vacancy please click on the 'Apply Now' button here.Informal enquiries should be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.orgAny queries on the application process can be directed to Judith James – email@example.com.We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.Closing Date: 3 January 2021
Professional Services Vacancies
- Postgraduate Teaching and Learning Administrator, - Ref:1873129 (D/L: 13/12/2020)
UCL Department / Division
Location of position
(inclusive of London allowance)
£29,152 - £34,153 per annum
Duties and ResponsibilitiesApplications are invited for a Postgraduate Teaching and Learning Administrator in the Department of Chemistry at University College London. The postholder will be a member of the professional services team, and will provide specialist administration to the designated Masters programmes under the direction of the Senior Teaching and Learning Postgraduate Administrator.The role will provide support for all matters relating to the teaching and learning activities from admissions enquiry to completion, supporting relevant committees and processes relating to the assessment, student and course records.The postholder must be efficient, organised and take great care in attention to detail. In addition, the role requires interaction with many people within and external to UCL, thus a professional attitude, willingness to help and a positive outlook are required in order to adequately execute the duties outlined.Duration of the appointment is funded by the department and is an open-ended role.
Key RequirementsThe successful candidate will have experience in an administrative/student-facing role in a Higher/Further Education environment, and more specifically Course/Programme administration.They will be computer literate, have excellent verbal and written communication skills (including accurate grammar, spelling and punctuation), be able to work under pressure and manage high volumes of processing, and be willing and able to learn and use new systems quickly, including UCL specific systems such as Portico.
Further DetailsA Job Description and Person Specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.To apply for the vacancy please click here.Informal enquiries should be addressed to Liz Read – firstname.lastname@example.org.Any queries on the application process can be directed to Judith James – email@example.com, as we wish to encourage online applications.The UCL Ways of Working for professional services supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations around how we work – please see www.ucl.ac.uk/ways-of-working to find out more.Closing Date13 Dec 2020
We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.
We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.