Research Associate/Fellow in Chemical Biology (Fixed-term) [closing 05.01.20]

Країна: Англія;

Місто: Nottingham

Додана: 03.12.2019

Роботодавець: Schools of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, University of Nottingham

Тип: PhD position; PostDoc vacancy;

Для кого: For researchers;

Зарплата: £27511 to £33797 per annum, depending on skills and experience (minimum £30942 with relevant PhD).

Дедлайн подачі: 05.01.2020


The Research Associate/Fellow will design, develop and execute synthetic methods for the construction of novel classes of organic compounds that modulate the agr systems in Staphylococcus aureus and other Gram-positive pathogens. The successful candidate will use a platform of modern synthetic chemistry, including polymer-supported, microwave-assisted and flow chemistry to construct structurally complex chiral heterocycles and macrocyclic peptides. The research fellow will also contribute to the design and development of chemical reagents for biochemical studies, as well as performing microbiological and antivirulence assays.

Candidates should have, or be close to completion of, a PhD in medicinal chemistry or chemical biology, together with a keen interest in staphylococcal pathogenicity and quorum sensing. 

This full-time (36.25 hours per week) post is fixed-term until 31 December 2020.

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