|Salary:||£27,924 to £36,382 per annum (pro rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience (minimum £31,406 with relevant PhD)|
|Placed On:||5th January 2022|
|Closes:||20th January 2022|
Location: University Park
We are recruiting a Postdoctoral Research Associate/Fellow to the School of Chemistry at the University of Nottingham, to work under the direction of Professor Chris Hayes. The project will develop novel natural product-derived antiviral molecules to treat viral diseases such as SARS-Cov-2 (COVID-19) and influenza A (Seasonal flu). This timely and exciting project is a collaboration between researchers based in the Schools of Chemistry, Veterinary Medicine & Science and Pharmacy at University of Nottingham.
Candidates should have experience of multi-step synthetic organic chemistry and (preferably) its application to the synthesis of biologically active molecules and/or natural products.
The successful candidate will carry out the following duties:
Successful candidates will:
The post is available from 1st March 2022 and is fixed term for 18 months. Hours of work are full time (36.25 hour). Job share arrangements may be considered.
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Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Chris Hayes, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted. Information about the School of Chemistry may be found at www.nottingham.ac.uk/chemistry.
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