Technical Specialist for the Centre for Rapid Online Analysis of Reactions (ROAR)
The Centre for Rapid Online Analysis of Reactions (ROAR) facility is the UK’s first Grand Challenge Institute. Based at the Molecular Sciences Research Hub (MSRH) at Imperial College’s White City Campus, this charge-out facility offers state-of-the-art automated reaction platforms and analytical instruments dedicated to the study of reactions through acquisition of large quantities of high-quality data. The mission of the Facility is to...
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- Reference NAT01431
- Date posted 22 May 2023
- Closing date 5 June 2023
The Centre for Rapid Online Analysis of Reactions (ROAR) facility is the UK’s first Grand Challenge Institute. Based at the Molecular Sciences Research Hub (MSRH) at Imperial College’s White City Campus, this charge-out facility offers state-of-the-art automated reaction platforms and analytical instruments dedicated to the study of reactions through acquisition of large quantities of high-quality data. The mission of the Facility is to enable researchers to perform cutting edge data-led research in synthetic chemistry. The Facility supports multiple internal and external research projects.
Duties and responsibilities
The Technical Specialist (TS) will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the ROAR facility. This will include the provision of training, assistance and technical support to users. You will ensure that all users receive adequate training, comply with all health and safety requirements and provide assistance with the analysis of results. You also have overall administrative responsibility of the facility (such as training and maintenance records) and for overseeing the facility’s budget and charge-out status which includes keeping track of expenditure and income and planning future investments and running costs.
- PhD Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related field
- Knowledge of Chemical Safety and COSHH regulations
- Operating and maintaining automated reaction platforms and analytical instruments
- Experience in developing analytical methods
- Knowledge of kinetic analysis and parallel experimentation
- Knowledge and experience in synthetic chemistry
- Experience in accurate record keeping in relation to budgets and accounts
- Knowledge of the charge-out facility costing model
- Advanced computing skills, including using scientific instrument control and processing software, and maintenance of laboratory computers and networks
- Ability to analyse large and complex experimental datasets
- Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
This is a full time, fixed term position based at White City Campus.
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