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Academic Posts

Associate Professor of Experimental Inorganic Chemistry

Applications are invited for the post of Associate Professor of Inorganic Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry. The successful candidate will also be appointed to a Tutorial Fellowship at Trinity College, under arrangements described in the Job Description and Selection Criteria. The appointment will be initially for 5 years at which point, upon completion of a successful review, the postholder will be eligible for reappointment to the retiring age. 

We are seeking to appoint in any area of experimental inorganic chemistry that complements existing expertise within the Faculty, but we would particularly welcome applications from candidates whose research falls into one of the Department’s identified research themes: (1) Synthesis; (2) Energy and Sustainable Chemistry; (3) Advanced Functional Materials and Interfaces; (4) Chemistry at the Interface with Biology and Medicine; (5) Catalysis.

Candidates should hold a doctorate in a field relevant to inorganic Chemistry, and have a proven track record of high-quality research and publication at an internationally excellent standard, along with evidence of imaginative research plans and the potential to initiate, lead and manage new research initiatives in the Department and the wider University. Applicants at an early stage of their independent academic careers are particularly encouraged to apply.

The post will be based in the Department of Chemistry, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QR and Trinity College, Broad St, Oxford OX1 3BH. The combined University and College salary will be according to experience on a scale from £50,300 – £67,541 p.a. Benefits of the Fellowship at Trinity College include a college accommodation allowance of £16,250 p.a. An allowance of £2,931 p.a. would be payable upon award of Full Professor title.

Our staff and students come from all over the world and we proudly promote a friendly and inclusive culture. The Department has held an Athena SWAN Silver Award since September 2015 in recognition of its commitment to addressing gender inequalities, to tackling the unequal representation of women in science, and to improving career progression for female academics. We have a number of family-friendly policies, such as the right to apply for flexible working, and support for staff returning from periods of extended absence. We are committed to ensuring an inclusive interview process and will reimburse up to £250 towards any additional care costs (for a dependent child or adult) incurred as a result of attending an interview for this position.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford. All applicants will be judged on merit, according to the selection criteria.

Only applications received before 12.00 noon on 6th February 2023 can be considered. The interviews are likely to take place in mid-late March 2023 in Oxford. The anticipated start date is 1 September 2023.

If you would like to discuss this post and find out more about joining the academic community at Oxford, please contact Mrs Katherine Hayes, PA to Professor John McGrady, email: , Tel: +44 (0)1865 272646. All enquiries will be treated in strict confidence and will not form part of the selection decision.

The full job description, including selection criteria and details on how to apply can be found here: Associate Professor of Experimental Inorganic Chemistry.

Non-Academic Posts

Conference and Events Manager

Salary: £17,500 (£35,000 FTE)
Part time, working 2.5 days per week

Supporting the Head of Events, the Conference and Events Manager will work as part of a team to deliver a range of events taking place across the College.

Trinity events can range from meetings, conferences, music and theatre events through to weddings, drinks parties and Summer schools.

A key element of the role is the pro-active development of commercial revenue, while carefully balancing the requirements of the College community. This requires effective diary management, pro-active communication across all departments and meticulous attention to detail.

To apply, please email with your CV, a covering letter and recruitment monitoring form. Further particulars and a full job description are available to download. The closing date is 5pm on Thursday 2 February.

Please note that if you have not received a response by Wednesday 8th February, you should assume that your application has not been successful. First interviews will be held online on Wednesday 15th February and second interviews will be held at Trinity during the week of 20th February.

Trinity College is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  We encourage all applicants to download and complete an equalities monitoring form

Part-time Purchase Ledger Assistant (0.2 FTE)

We are seeking a part-time Purchase Ledger Assistant to join our friendly Bursary team.

Purchase Ledger administration is an important role within the small finance team at the College where a substantial number of invoices are processed each month.

This role will assist the Payroll and Purchase Ledger Administrator with the administration of the Purchase Ledger. The successful candidate will have knowledge of MS Office applications and experience of accounts systems, good organisation and time management skills, along with the ability to work accurately under pressure and a strong administrative and organisational skill set. Knowledge of VAT and experience of working in a partial exemption environment and at least 2-3 years’ experience in purchase ledger are both desirable.

A full job description and person specification can be downloaded here.

To apply: please send a covering letter/application and your CV to the College Accountant; the closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday February 3rd.

Trinity College is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  We encourage all applicants to download and complete an equalities monitoring form

Kitchen porter (evening/weekend)

We are looking for a kitchen porter to cover evening and/or weekend shifts. A minimum of 15 hours per week is required, spread over some evenings and weekends. The rate of pay will be £10.00 P/H.

For further information please contact

Casual dining staff vacancies

We are looking to recruit evening and weekend Dining Hall staff to work a minimum of 15 hours per week, spread over some evening and weekend events in college. Uniform is provided, along with meals for shifts over four hours.

The rate of pay will be £10 per hour, paid monthly.

To apply or for more information, please contact the SCR / Hall Steward on