|Salary:||£27,511 to £40,322 - please see advert|
|Placed On:||30th September 2020|
|Closes:||30th October 2020|
Location: University Park
Salary: £27,511 to £40,322 per annum, (pro rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience (minimum £30,942 with relevant PhD). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance
Interview Date: To be confirmed
As part of an exciting new partnership between University of Nottingham, University of Strathclyde and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), we are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and enthusiastic organic chemist for a Postdoctoral Research Associate/Fellow post within the research group of Professor Ross Denton based in the GSK Carbon Neutral Laboratory for Sustainable Chemistry at the University of Nottingham. This is a highly challenging project in Synthetic Organic Chemistry and requires excellence in contemporary practical skills, preferably demonstrated by your previous publication record. The project will build on previous research from the Denton group and will focus on providing new catalytic reactions designed to overcome current challenges faced by GSK and their application in streamlined syntheses of active pharmaceutical ingredients.
Candidates should have experience of preparing high quality supporting data for publications and will be expected to routinely provide metric data on the sustainability performance of the reactions developed in the project.
The successful candidate will carry out the following duties:
Additional experience in the use of CHEM21 metrics would be useful but not vital for this post.
It is expected that the successful candidate will work closely with researchers at the University of Strathclyde and GSK and will have an opportunity to undertake a secondment at one or both partner institutions.
The position is offered on a fixed term contract for a period of 2 years 6 months, with full time hours (36.25 hours per week).
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr. Ross Denton (firstname.lastname@example.org).Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.
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