Vacancies

Please see the lists below for the current vacancies. It is possible that more up-to-date information is available from posts@materials.ox.ac.uk or the secretary to the Director of Graduate Studies, graduate.studies@materials.ox.ac.uk.

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Research Studentships

Studentship

Please see the postgraduate section of the website for a full list of projects currently available.

Projects listed below carry their own funding (subject to contract with the sponsor), so finance in the form of a stipend and payment of fees is available to the successful candidate. However, eligibility for funding is in some cases restricted by the applicant's country of legal residence: below and in the detailed description of funded projects we use the term 'citizen' in respect of this country.

2 funded projects available at present.

***“Experimental validation of Inter-granular stress corrosion cracking (IGSCC) predictive models”
( Supervisors: Prof Sergio Lozano-Perez , Prof James Marrow (Oxford), Dr Fabio Scenini (Manchester))

*Defect engineering in diamond for magnetic field imaging and gradiometry
( Prof Jason Smith and Prof Martin Booth, Dept of Engineering Science)

New projects are added from time-to-time, so please review the list regularly.

Please see the postgraduate section of the website for a full list of projects currently available.

Post-doctoral Research Vacancies

Research Job

Industry Based Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Colloidal Quantum Dot Photovoltaics
Grade 7 / Salary in the range: £30,738 - £34,576 per annum

Applications are invited for an industry-based Postdoctoral Research Assistant with experience of relevant characterisation techniques including electron microscopy and optelectronic device spectroscopy. The post will be for a period of 2 years from September 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter.

You will work between the University of Oxford’s Materials Department and Big Solar Limited (BSL), a SME based in the north east of England. You will synthesise colloidal quantum dot inks and transfer University of Oxford synthesis techniques to Big Solar, to develop the infrastructure required for scale-up of ink production. In the first six months of the project more time will be spent in Oxford learning their established quantum dot synthesis, coating and characterization methods. As these activities are then transferred to Washington the remainder of time will be spent at the company.

You will hold a PhD/DPhil in the colloidal synthesis of nano-materials and solution processing of optoelectronic devices, or similar area. You will have excellent communication skills, including the ability to write for publication, present research proposals and results, and represent the research group at meetings. The post involves extensive travel, which would be facilitated by having access to own reliable transport.

The closing date for applications is midday on Wednesday 17 August 2016. Interviews are scheduled to be held in Washington, Sunderland on Friday 2 September 2016.

Applications for this post are to be made online (vacancy reference 124467 ). To apply for this role and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below: https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=124467

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Academic Staff Positions

Academic Job

No vacancies currently being advertised.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Administrative Staff Jobs

Support Job

Academic Administrative Assistant
Grade 4: £20,989 to £24,298 per annum

We are looking for a well-organised administrative assistant with previous experience in office administration and good computer skills (including but not limited to word processing and spreadsheets) to join our team providing effective support to the undergraduate aspects of the Department’s activities and its examinations processes. This is a permanent role.

Reporting to the Deputy Administrator (Academic), you will support all aspects of undergraduate administration including preparation of course documentation and the maintenance of material on the undergraduate WebLearn website; the examinations process including the preparation of examination papers; inputting and collating data and maintaining records, organising paperwork and catering for meetings and events. This is a varied role in which you will liaise with students, staff at all levels, examiners, colleges and central university offices & services to ensure the successful delivery of the course.

As well as sound office administration skills you will demonstrate excellent organisational and interpersonal skills with the ability to use your own initiative, a flexible approach to work and a willingness to learn. You will be able to manage and prioritise a varied and busy workload and work to deadlines. You will be tactful and discreet when dealing with sensitive and confidential information. Excellent computer skills, including: email, Word and Excel are essential.

The post is full-time but flexible working could be supported during school holidays, apart from during the peak examinations period (May to mid-July).

The closing date for applications is midday on Monday 22 August 2016.

Applications for this post are to be made online (vacancy reference 124328 ). To apply for this role and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below: https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=124328

Also see http://www.ox.ac.uk/about/jobs/