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Academic Vacancies

 
LECTURER OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN MATERIALS CHEMISTRY - Ref:1777229 (D/L:31/01/2019)

UCL Department    Chemistry
Grade:    8 or 9
Hours:    Full Time


Duties and Responsibilities
The Chemistry Department at UCL seeks to recruit an emerging world leader in the general area of Materials Chemistry. Applications are invited from those with research interests in all areas of materials chemistry and its boundaries with other disciplines. The Department views both fundamental and applications-oriented studies as equally important to developing our research portfolio. Preference may be given to those undertaking experimental programmes of research.
This associate professorship / lectureship provides the opportunity for a talented scientist to join a world-class team of researchers in the Department of Chemistry at University College London. Applicants must have a proven track record of undertaking and publishing world-class research and demonstrate the potential to develop a successful and independent research career. The successful applicant will be expected to attract research funding to support their own research programme, contribute to the teaching of inorganic chemistry and undertake the administrative duties expected of a member of academic staff.
Appointment at Grade 8 or 9 is commensurate with accomplishment and experience. Relocation benefits are available for the successful candidates.


Key Requirements
The ideal candidate will have a PhD in Chemistry and research experience in the general field of materials chemistry. The appointee must also have a good track record of publications in high impact journals, good interpersonal skills and the ability to time manage different roles. The successful candidate is expected to have knowledge of the fundamental principles of chemistry and the ability to teach inorganic chemistry to the highest standard at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.


Further Details
A Job Description and Person Specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.
For further details on the Chemistry Department please see our website https://www.ucl.ac.uk/chemistry
To apply for the vacancy please click on this Link
Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Claire Carmalt (Head of Department), c.j.carmalt@ucl.ac.uk or Professor David Scanlon (d.scanlon@ucl.ac.uk).
Any queries on the application process can be directed to Judith James, hr.chem@ucl.ac.uk, as we wish to encourage online applications.
We particularly welcome applications from female and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.


Closing Date 31/01/2019
Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality.
This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic Staff.
Please use these links to find out more about the UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job, employee benefits that we offer and further information about UCL.
Job Description & Person Specification

Demonstrator Vacancies

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: j.k.james@ucl.ac.uk) Please note your right to work must be checked before you commence work.

Your CV should contain the following information.

1. Full name

2. Address

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.

Postdoctoral Research Vacancies

Professional Services Vacancies

 
UCL Research Hub and Network Coordinator, Ref: 1784988 (D/L: 14/2/2019) 

UCL Department / Division

Chemistry

Grade

6

Hours

Full Time

Salary
(inclusive of London allowance)

£28,574 - £33,487 per annum

Duties and Responsibilities

The Research Hub and Network Coordinator will work in the Department of Chemistry at UCL’s Bloomsbury Campus on research supervised by Professor Jawwad Darr. The successful applicant will join a highly motivated group working at the interface of chemistry, physics, engineering, nanomaterials, energy materials and global research challenges.

The postholder will coordinate a large EPSRC funded Energy Materials Hub, The JUICED (Joint University-Industry Consortium for Energy Materials and Devices) Hub as well as the UP-SIGN Network (UK-Pakistan Science and Innovation Global Network). The postholder will be required to plan, organize and facilitate research meetings and networking events and be responsible for providing financial and research updates to funding bodies.

The appointment is funded for 24 months initially and is available to start as soon as possible.

Key Requirements

The successful candidate must have experience in coordinating large research projects and organising, running and facilitating research, networking events and global challenges research. A knowledge of the preceding particularly within the context of Pakistan is desirable. They must also have effective written and verbal communication skills in English and the ability to produce clear and concise documentation.

Further Details

A Job Description and Person Specification can be accessed at the bottom of the page.

To apply for the vacancy please click on this link.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Prof Jawwad Darr (j.a.darr@ucl.ac.uk ). Any queries on the application process can be directed to Judith James – j.k.james@ucl.ac.uk, as we wish to encourage online applications.

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, 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.

Closing Date: 14 Feb 2019

Job Description & Person Specification

Teaching Vacancies

Technical Vacancies

 
Mass Spectrometry Manager, (Fixed Term Maternity Cover) - Ref: 1786769 (D/L:03/02/2019)

UCL Department / Division Chemistry

Grade 8

Hours  Full Time

Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £43,884 to £51,768 per annum

 

Duties and Responsibilities

Applications are invited for the fixed term post to cover maternity leave of Mass Spectrometry Manager in the Department of Chemistry at UCL. The Mass Spectrometry Facility in the Department serves Chemistry and other UCL departments. It also houses the Bloomsbury Environmental Isotope Facility (BEIF) run by UCL Earth Sciences and Geography.  

The postholder will be an experienced practical laboratory manager able to work both on their own and as part of a team. Duties include being responsible for the analysis of samples submitted to the mass spectrometry service from organic, chemical biology and inorganic chemistry groups, from other UCL Departments and from outside UCL; providing LC-MS, LC-MS/MS, GC-MS and MALDI-ToF training for post-graduate students, post-doctoral researchers and other staff as required.

The post is to undertake specific maternity leave cover the duration of which is dependent upon completion of the cover, return of the post-holder or cessation of the funding, whichever is sooner. The post is available immediately and in the first instance the cover is estimated to be 11 months. 

 

Key Requirements

The successful candidate will have a first degree or equivalent experience in a relevant discipline, and have in-depth knowledge of mass spectrometry and separation science. You must have experience in operating LC-MS, GC-MS and magnetic sector MS equipment, experience of working in a research environment and contributing effectively to the work of chemistry research groups in an educational environment, and excellent communication skills in English both written and verbal.

Further Details     

A Job Description and Person Specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

To apply for the vacancy please click on this Link

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Elizabeth Read – e.a.read@ucl.ac.uk. Any queries on the application process can be directed to Judith James – j.k.james@ucl.ac.uk as we wish to encourage online applications.

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level

Closing Date  03 Feb 2019

Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 pm

Link to Job Description and Person Specification

 

Mechanical Workshop Senior Technician - Ref:1786826 (D/L:11/2/2019)

UCL Department / Division

Chemistry

Grade

7

Hours

Full Time

Hours per week (%FTE)

36.5 hours per week

Salary (inclusive of London allowance)

£35,328 to £42,701 per annum

 

Duties and Responsibilities

Applications are invited for a Mechanical Workshop Senior Technician. The postholder will be required to meet the mechanical engineering needs of members of the Departments of Chemistry and Mechanical engineering.  Duties will include the design, development and manufacture of complex novel scientific equipment, preparation of engineering drawings, recording and tabulating of test data.

The appointment is open ended and start date will be as soon as possible.

Key Requirements

The successful candidate must have Engineering HND / HNC, Level 4 NVQ or recognised apprenticeship in a relevant subject area and have substantial relevant post qualification work experience, or substantial work experience in a relevant engineering discipline / technical role. Experience in instrument making, prototype engineering, and using a comprehensive range of workshop equipment is essential, as is an ability to work from engineering drawings as well as sketches and verbal instructions.

Further Details

A Job Description and Person Specification can be accessed at the bottom of the page.

To apply for the vacancy please click on this link.

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr. Daren Caruana (d.j.caruana@ucl.ac.uk).  Any queries on accessing the online application link can be directed to Judith James (j.k.james@ucl.ac.uk).

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

Closing Date   11 Feb 2019

Job Description & Person Specification