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Research Associate in Mass Spectrometry
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: S&E-13278

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 04/03/2019

Salary: £32,236 to £39,609 per annum (according to relevant experience)

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Science and Engineering

Division: Chemical Biology & Biological Chemistry

Hours per week: Full Time

Contract Duration: 1 February 2019 to 31 January 2022

School / Directorate: School of Chemistry

A postdoctoral Research Associate position is available for a Chemist, or Biochemist to investigate the use of biocatalysts for the development of biocatalytic synthetic methodologies with particular application towards the synthesis of new modality drug targets, funding for this project is provided by an EPSRC Prosperity Partnership award, co-funded by the BBSRC and AstraZeneca.

You should have a PhD or equivalent in Analytical Chemistry with a proven track record in areas such as Mass Spectrometry, NMR, LC and GC. You should be capable of working under your own initiative but also collaborating with research partners both in Manchester and at partner institutions so excellent communication and organisational skills are also required.

The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Nicholas Turner


Tel: + 44(0)161 306 5173

General enquiries:


Tel:      0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel:      0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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