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Research Fellow in Synthetic Organic or Medicinal Chemistry

Are you an ambitious researcher looking for your next challenge? Do you have an established background in synthetic organic or medicinal chemistry? Do you want to further your career in one of the UKs leading research intensive Universities?

We are looking for an ambitious, practical and enthusiastic scientist who can work well as part of an active team. You will contribute to a multi-disciplinary project working on the development of small molecule antagonists of a TRP ion channel being developed for the treatment of cardiovascular disease.

You should hold a PhD or equivalent in synthetic organic or medicinal chemistry. Detailed knowledge of, and experience in, synthetic methods, route design and characterisation of organic compounds is essential. Experience in the design of biologically active compounds is desirable.

You will be based in the laboratory of Dr Richard Foster, and work closely with our collaborator Professor David Beech (Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Leeds).

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Dr Richard Foster

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 5759 or email: 

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences
School/Institute:  School of Chemistry
Category:  Research
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
Due to external funding, the maximum salary for this position will be £35,845 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (8 months (grant funding))
Release Date:  Wednesday 13 November 2019
Closing Date:  Sunday 08 December 2019
Reference:  EPSCH1007
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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