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Research Associate in Synthetic Chemistry

University of Sheffield - Department of Chemistry - Faculty of Science

Location: Sheffield
Salary: £32,344 to £40,927 per annum, Grade 7
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 18th November 2021
Closes: 7th December 2021
Job Ref: UOS030921
 

Contract Type:  Fixed-term, available from 1st October 2021 to 30th September 2024

An exciting opportunity has arisen to support the research of the current Head of Department’s research group within synthetic organic chemistry at the University Sheffield. Professor Jones’ interests lies predominately in organic synthesis, spanning areas of asymmetric synthesis through to the interface of chemical biology. The work will involve supporting ongoing research in these broad areas, with potential to test new ideas, ideal for those interested in developing their own independent research career.

You will be a highly motivated synthetic organic research scientist who is able to work independently and be a strong team player. You will have experience in the supervision of PhD and/or MChem students. The ability to write high-quality first-draft scientific papers and give excellent oral presentations at international conferences is important.

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to the greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

As an equal opportunities employer, we particularly welcome applications from Women and Black, Asian, Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds as they are currently underrepresented at this level.

We value equal opportunities and seek to build a culture where everyone can thrive. We are committed to exploring flexible working opportunities that benefit both individual and University. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application and interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

All appointments will be made on merit of skill and experience relative to the role.

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