Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Synthetic Organic Chemistry

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Huddersfield, ENGLAND
Deadline: 19 Aug 2017

Open ended appointment, Full Time

The School of Applied Sciences at the University of Huddersfield is looking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Synthetic Organic Chemistry.  The main focus of the research programme will be small molecule drug discovery with a particular focus upon the synthesis and discovery of anti-parasitic agents, anti-microbial agents, anti-inflammatory agents and new anti-cancer drugs.

You will work in collaboration with pharmacologists, biochemists and microbiologists to identify potential compounds of interest. You will hold a First or Upper second class honours degree in Chemistry/Medicinal Chemistry and have a PhD in Organic Synthesis/Medicinal Chemistry. You will also have experience of the isolation, purification and characterisation of small molecules.

The School is committed to Athena SWAN principles and the promotion of equality and diversity and is proud to hold a Bronze Athena SWAN Award.

This is an open-ended appointment and is dependent upon the availability of specific funding in this School.  In the event of there being no further funding available to support this post you will receive appropriate notification of the termination of your employment in accordance with contractual provisions.

If you are currently registered as a full-time student at the University please note that you may only apply for part-time jobs of 15 hours or less per week.

For more information, please download the recruitment pack .

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