University Research Fellow in Biological Chemistry

Cardiff University - School of Chemistry

We are looking to recruit a highly talented University Research Fellow to join our expanding team of academic staff within the School of Chemistry. Applications are sought from candidates whose research interests include the application of modern biological chemistry methods to identify and understand structure-function relationships in biological molecules, including enzymes. Candidates should enhance the broader research networks of their areas with related disciplines in order to foster dynamic research collaborations both within the university and beyond.

You should have an excellent publication track record, experience of supervising undergraduate and postgraduate research students, and demonstrate the ability to obtain research funding and support, whereas teaching experience is highly desirable. An ability to collaborate with diverse research groups across the School and the University would be an advantage.

For informal enquiries about the role and the School of Chemistry, please contact Professor Nigel Richards, Head of Biological Chemistry Section ( or Professor Damien Murphy, Director of Research (

For further details about working in Cardiff University please contact: Ms Alison Blake (; 02920 874805).

Further information on the School may be found at:

This is a full-time position of 35 hours (1 FTE) per week for 5 years and is available from 1st April 2017.

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Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received

Cardiff University promotes equality of opportunity and values diversity. We welcome applications from protected groups that are under-represented in the workforce. We will consider proposals for flexible working or job share opportunities.

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