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Research Associate in Synthetic Organic Chemistry
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: S&E-15356

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 30/03/2020

Salary: £32,816 to £40,322 per annum, depending on relevant experience

Employment type: Fixed Term

Department: Science and Engineering

Division: Department of Chemistry

Hours per week: Full Time

Contract Duration: From 5 May 2020 until 4 May 2021

A Research Associate position with Prof. David J. Procter (in collaboration with Dr Joseph J. W. McDouall) is available for 12 months (with the possibility of an additional 6 month extension) and will involve the development of enantioselective radical cyclizations. An outstanding and ambitious synthetic organic chemist is required, preferably with experience in methodology development and target synthesis. You should be capable of working under your own initiative and leading a research team, so excellent communication and organisational skills are also required. You should have, or be working towards, a PhD in synthetic organic chemistry. 

The School of Chemistry 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 to 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 the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Professor David J. Procter

General enquiries:
Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:
Tel: 0161 850 2004

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

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.


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