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Postdoctoral Research Associate in Clinical and Bioanalytical Chemistry

De Montfort University - Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

Location: Leicester
Salary: £34,189 to £37,345 Grade F
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 10th January 2019
Closes: 21st February 2019
Job Ref: H-60573338-02

De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with anrelentless focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a campus-wide focus on providing a sector-leading student experience. A culturally rich university with a palpable commitment to the public good, it strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive. The university is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that never surrenders to convention. Our success is built on a fantastic student experience coupled with award-winning teaching and world-class facilities that help students develop the skills and attitudes employers demand.

Faculty / Directorate

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate funded by Cancer Research UK, The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, and the Science and Technology Facilities Council, in the laboratory of Dr Philippe B. Wilson in the Leicester School of Pharmacy in De Montfort University, UK. The laboratory investigates novel technologies for the early detection of metabolic conditions using a combination of chemical analysis, metabolomics and computational techniques (http://www.philippewilson.co.uk).

Role

The laboratory investigates novel technologies for the early detection of metabolic conditions using a combination of chemical analysis, metabolomics and computational techniques (http://www.philippewilson.co.uk). We are looking for an enthusiastic and talented researcher to join our team investigating the development of a novel sensor platform for the early detection of breast cancer. This is an excellent opportunity to lead an original project combining in vivo and in vitro approaches including fluorescence microscopy, magnetic resonance techniques, metabolomics, artificial intelligence and biochemistry.

Ideal Candidate

You should have, or will shortly obtain, a PhD in a relevant subject area and have strong research experience in analytical chemistry, biochemistry, metabolomics and/or systems biology. An outstanding research record is essential and at least one recent or forthcoming first author publication in a prominent journal is expected.

The position is available from 1st February 2019 for 9 months with a possibility of renewal.

   
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