Post Doctoral Research Assistant in Predictive Toxicology

Coventry, United Kingdom
£27,511 - £32,816 per annum
Dec 14, 2019
End of advertisement period
Dec 20, 2019
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Contract Type Fixed Term
Hours Full Time
Job Type Research
Salary £27,511 - £32,816 per annum
Vacancy Type Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date 20/12/2019
Documents 2847 Post-Doc RA.pdf

Post-Doctoral Research Assistant in Predictive Toxicology and In Silico Chemical Safety Assessment – 12 months fixed term in the first instance.

A twelve month fixed term post-doctoral assistant position (with possibility of extension up t0 24 months) is available in the School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences. The position will involve the development and assessment of computer-based models to predict toxicity. The models may be used to aid overall risk assessment of these compounds and will include the use of chemical grouping and read-across approaches, (Quantitative) Structure-Activity Relationships (Q)SARs, as well as general modelling of chemistry and toxicology. Candidates should have, or be expecting soon to obtain, a Ph.D. with a strong background in any chemoinformatic, chemical, biochemical, toxicological or computational science, or a related field.

Liverpool John Moores University is internationally recognised for its work in in silico toxicology. The successful applicant will be expected to integrate with other research being undertaken in this and related areas.

Informal enquiries may be made to Mark Cronin, School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, Byrom Street, Liverpool, L3 3AF, England. Email: , Telephone: 0151 231 2402.

LJMU values diversity and provides a supportive and inclusive environment where everyone can fulfil their potential.

Please note all of our vacancies will be closed to applications at midnight on the advertised closing date, unless otherwise stated.