Biophotonics Software Development and Data Analysis Research Associate (78504)

University of Strathclyde - Pure and Applied Chemistry

FTE:  1.0
Term: Fixed (12 months)
Closing date: 31 August 2017

Applications are invited for post-doctoral level positions funded by the Scottish Enterprise High Growth Spin Out (HGSP) programme ‘A novel blood test for early detection of brain cancer and other diseases’ to work within the Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry. This position will develop biophotonic software in order to identify disease states from infrared spectral data. The overall objective is to translate a serum spectroscopic based test to the clinic.

To be considered for this role, you will be educated to a minimum PhD level in a Chemistry discipline, or have equivalent experience. You will have demonstrable experience in software development and spectral analysis, excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to interact with a range of stakeholders including the project funders. This project will be based in the Technology and Innovation Centre at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK a research centre designed to accelerate the way in which researchers in academia and industry collaborate and innovate together.

Interviews are scheduled to take place on 21/22 September 2017.

Please direct any informal enquiries to either Dr M J Baker ( or Dr D S Palmer (

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