Post Doctoral Research Associate in Chemistry

Durham, England
25 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
21 Jan 2018
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Full Time

Department :

Department Of Chemistry

Position Type :

Research Grade 7 (£32,548)

We are seeking an experience Postdoctoral Researcher with expertise in synthetic organic chemistry, crystallization and solid form analysis. The project will involve the design and preparation of small-molecule gel-forming compounds that will be used as part of an advanced pharmaceutical crystallization approach. The project will involve developing a toolkit of different kinds of gels that will act as crystallization media for pharmaceuticals with a view to polymorph control. The project will be supervised by Prof. Jonathan W. Steed and is in collaboration with the group of Prof. Graeme Day (Southampton) and the post holder will liaise with a dedicated PDRA in Southampton who will carry out Crystal Structure Calculation used to inform gel design. The project also is in collaboration with AstraZeneca and Circe Crystal Engineering and industrial stakeholders and may involve travel to the industrial labs.

Closes midday on : 21-Jan-2018