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Research Associate in Metabolomics / Bioanalytical Chemistry
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: E&PS-05018

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 08/09/2014

Salary: £30,434 to £37,394 per annum

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Science and Engineering

Division: Chemistry Administration

Hours per week: full time

Contract Duration: 36 months

School / Directorate: School of Chemistry

This position is available for an outstanding and ambitious bioanalytical chemist to undertake research in the field of metabolomics.

This project is an EU-funded position and is a collaboration with scientists at Manchester Institute of Biotechnology (MIB) and several other partners through Europe. The StrepSynth project aims to develop Streptomycetes as a new industrial production platform for high value added biomolecules. The position at MIB is to develop metabolic and flux mass spectrometry analyses for understanding the production of selected proteins and biomolecules in S. lividans.

You should hold a PhD (or equivalent) in Metabolomics, (Bio)analytical Chemistry or other relevant disciplines. You should be an enthusiastic outgoing PDRA scientist with excellent communication skills who has a proven track record in one metabolomics and/or analytical chemistry.

Informal enquiries

Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Roy Goodacre:


Telephone: 0161 306 4480

The School of Chemistry is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School received a Silver Award in 2013 for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit

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