Post-Doctoral Research Assistant in Computational Toxicology and Informatics

Liverpool John Moores University - School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences

A twelve month fixed term post-doctoral assistant position (with possibility of extension up to 24 months) is available in the School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences. The position will involve the development and assessment of computer-based models to predict toxicity. The models may be used to aid overall risk assessment of these compounds and will include the use of chemical grouping and read-across approaches, (Quantitative) Structure-Activity Relationships (Q)SARs, as well as general modelling of chemistry and toxicology. You should have, or be expecting soon to obtain, a PhD, with a strong background in any chemoinformatic, chemical, biochemical, toxicological, or computational science, or a related field.

Liverpool John Moores University is internationally recognised for its work in in silico toxicology. The successful applicant will be expected to integrate with other research being undertaken in this and related areas.

Informal enquiries to Mark Cronin (email:; School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, Byrom Street, Liverpool, L3 3AF, England; tel.: 0151 231 2402).

Closing date: 24 October 2017.

LJMU is committed to achieving equality of opportunity.

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