Senior Chemist

The University of Manchester

  • Starting salary in the range of £23,800 - £39,900 (dependent upon experience)
  • Duration of post: 12 month fixed term contract (maternity cover from 1st March 2018).

About the role:

We are seeking an experienced, talented and dedicated synthetic and/or medicinal chemist to join the team for a one year period to provide maternity leave cover. You will bring excellent theoretical and practical expertise in synthetic and/or medicinal chemistry alongside enthusiasm, creativity and problem solving. A track record in the synthesis of biologically relevant molecules and the experience to make key intellectual contributions to projects are also highly desirable.

About you:
You will have a BSc in Chemistry or related subject along with a strong background and extensive experience in synthetic and/or medicinal chemistry.

Why choose Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute?

The Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute (, an Institute of The University of Manchester (, is a world-leading centre for excellence in cancer research. The Institute is core funded by Cancer Research UK (, the largest independent cancer research organisation in the world. We are currently situated at the internationally-renowned life sciences campus at Alderley Park in Cheshire England, 15 miles from Manchester, a vibrant and dynamic city surrounded by beautiful countryside.

We are partnered with The Christie NHS Foundation Trust (adjacent to the CRUK MI Paterson Building) in South Manchester (, one of the largest cancer treatment centres in Europe. These factors combine to provide an exceptional environment in which to pursue basic, translational and clinical research programmes.

How to apply?

To apply for this position please visit our website:

For any informal enquiries about this posts, please contact Dr Allan Jordan via email:

The deadline for receipt of applications is: 28 March 2018.

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