|Salary:||£37,099 to £44,263 per annum|
|Placed On:||4th October 2023|
|Closes:||3rd November 2023|
Start Date: As soon as possible
Fixed Term: 15 months
The University of St Andrews is seeking an organic or inorganic chemist with experience in molecular synthesis to join a team of researchers aimed at developing new hybrid solids. The position is for 18 months and is funded through the European Research Council. The successful candidate will join the research group of Professor Russell Morris and will form part of a larger interdisciplinary team.
The role will involve the synthesis of precursors to metal-organic frameworks that also contan functional groups that can link to other materials. The overall goal of the whole project is to develop a new class of hybrid material. The role will focus on the molecular synthesis of the precursors, and will be primarily include organosilicon and/or organoboron chemistry.
The successful candidate should have a PhD in chemistry/related subject or show an aptitude to be of the standard of a PhD. The candidate should be able to demonstrate an ability to quickly assimilate ideas from different areas.
When completing the online application, please submit a combined cover letter and CV as one single PDF.
Employees of the University have access to a wide range of staff benefits including:
Further information can be obtained informally by contacting Professor Russell Morris (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Applications are particularly welcome from people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in research posts at the University.
Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience. We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter and Race Charters). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network. Full details available online: https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/
Closing Date: 3 November 2023
Interview Date: 24 November 2023
Please quote ref: AR2878HM
Further Particulars: AR2878HM FPs.doc
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