Research Fellow

University of Aberdeen - School of Natural and Computing Sciences

A position is available for an independent and highly motivated individual to work as a Research Fellow in Department of Chemistry, School of Natural and Computing Sciences.  This post is part of a project entitled “Understanding carbazole biosynthetic enzymes: potential for a versatile assay of acyl CoAs” funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council.

Should you require a visa to undertake paid employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship and Tier 2 visa.  As appropriate, at the time an offer of appointment is made you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of financial maintenance and competency in English. Please do not hesitate to contact [Marian Elliott-Jones,] for further information.

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 6 scale (£32,548 - £33,518 per annum), with placement according to qualifications and experience. Consideration will be given to making an appointment at Research Assistant, Grade 5 level in the first instance (£27,285 - £30,688 per annum) for individual in the final stages of completing their PhD.

Informal enquiries should be made to Dr Hai Deng, Department of Chemistry (

To apply online for this position visit

Job Reference Number: NCS113R

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 24 October 2017

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