Research Associate In Supramolecular/Coordination Chemistry

The University of Manchester - School of Chemistry

Closing Date : 14/05/2018
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Duration : Available from 1 May 2018 until 30 April 2020
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering 
School/Directorate : School of Chemistry
Division : Materials 
Hours Per week : Full time
Salary : £31,604 to £38,833 per annum, depending on experience
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Job Reference : S&E-11809

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral researcher in supramolecular/coordination chemistry in the School of Chemistry with Prof Richard Winpenny. The project is to synthesise and study heterometallic rings and supramolecular assemblies of such rings as possible means to implement quantum information processing using molecular spins. The project is part of a large European network in molecular spintronics and is for two years initially.

Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent in an appropriate area of chemistry or a related discipline.

The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. The appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Professor Richard Winpenny


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

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