Research Fellow in Synthetic Organic or Medicinal Chemistry

Leeds, United Kingdom
£33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
Nov 16, 2019
End of advertisement period
Dec 08, 2019
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

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))
Closing Date:      Sunday 08 December 2019
Downloads: Candidate Brief