Research Fellow in Chemical Biology/Medicinal
Health and Medical,Medicine and Dentistry,Biological Sciences,Biology,Biochemistry,Physical and Environmental Sciences,Chemistry
Short info about job
Company: University of Sussex
Department: School of Life Sciences
Salary: £32,548 to £38,833 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Type / Role: Academic or Research
Phone: +44-1556 2392791
Fax: +44-1546 2402404
Detail information about job Research Fellow in Chemical Biology/Medicinal. Terms and conditions vacancy
We wish to appoint a Research Fellow in Chemical Biology/Medicinal Chemistry on a project funded by the Niemann Pick Research Foundation at Sussex where we aim to look at promising new routes to treat cholesterol and copper imbalances in cells through novel investigative therapies, repurposing known drugs and mechanistic studies. Candidates with a PhD in medicinal chemistry or chemical biology are encouraged to apply. Experience in cyclodextrin chemistry would be advantageous. For further details on the Spencer group, see http://www.sussex.ac.uk/lifesci/spencerlab/.
The School of Life Sciences is at the forefront of research in the biological sciences in the UK, coming in the top 10 in the REF 2014.
The School is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and currently holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award. Applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in science and engineering at Sussex. The School of Life Sciences welcomes applications to academic posts from candidates who wish to work part-time or as job-sharers.
The University offers various schemes to provide real benefits to parents, these can be found at Family Friendly Policies.
Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected start date: 1 November 2017
Contract: fixed term for 6 months
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