|£37,099 to £40,521 per annum
|6th November 2023
|12th January 2024
Applications are sought for a committed Post-doctoral Research Fellow to work with Professor Allan Watson as part of an integrated multidisciplinary team on the EPSRC Programme Grant “Boron: Beyond the Reagent”. This is a large collaborative grant with a team of researchers from the University of Edinburgh, the University of St Andrews, and the University of Manchester.
The primary duties will be to develop borylated compounds for applications in medicinal chemistry and chemical biology. The work will involve organic synthesis, organometallic chemistry, characterisation, kinetic profiling, and methodology development.
The successful applicant will have (or be near to completion of) a PhD in organic chemistry with expertise in methodology and synthesis. Expertise in transition metal catalysis would be advantageous.
The post is available for 12 months in the first instance, but with extension subject to mutual agreement.
The post will start 1 April 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Employees of the University have access to a wide range of staff benefits including:
Further details of the project can be obtained by contacting Prof Allan Watson (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Applications are particularly welcome from people identifying as female, 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, Race Charters and Stonewall). 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: 12 January 2024
Interview Date: 1 February 2024
Please quote ref: AR2892NK
Further Particulars: AR2892NK FPs.doc
Start Date: 1 April 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter
Fixed-term: 12 months in first instance
Full-time: 36.25 hrs per week
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