Research Fellow in Disease-Responsive Polymer Therapeutics

University of Nottingham - School of Pharmacy

This post will help direct this programme and other related polymer therapeutics projects within Professor Alexander’s group. The successful applicant will work on the design, synthesis, and biological evaluation of novel polymers and drug delivery systems, and will co-supervise PDRAs and PhD students.  The post will involve direct interactions with staff and students in partner research groups and international collaborators. Whilst based in the Boots Science Building, the postholder will have the opportunity to spend extended periods with collaborators. The postholder will also have the opportunity to teach on the School's new MSci Pharmaceutical Science.

Candidates must have published high quality papers in pharmaceutical science and have evidence of successful, independent research funding applications.  A track record of self-managed research at post-doctoral level and a knowledge of both chemistry and cell biology techniques is highly desirable. Candidates must have a PhD in organic or medicinal chemistry, pharmacy or related disciplines and prior experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams.

This is a full-time, fixed-term post for a period of 24 months.

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Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professors Cameron Alexander and Stewart Martin email: and Please note that applications sent directly to these email addresses will not be accepted.

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