Post-Doctoral Researcher/Senior Post-Doctoral Researcher x 2

University College Cork
August 08, 2024
Offerd Salary:€44,347- €50,805
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Contract Type:1 Year, Fixed-Term
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Post-Doctoral Researcher/Senior Post-Doctoral Researcher x 2

1 Year, Fixed-Term, Whole-time Post

Position Summary

Please note that this position can be filled at Post-Doctoral or Senior Post-Doctoral level, depending on qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

Applications are invited for the role of Post-Doctoral Researcher/Senior Post- Doctoral Researcher in the College of Science Engineering and Food Science. The “SOS Earth (Sustainable Organic Synthesis) using Earth Abundant Metals in Critical Pharmaceutical Processes” project is a large, collaborative, €1M Science Foundation Ireland-funded initiative, led by Dr Gerard McGlacken at University College Cork, Ireland.

The second project is a collaboration with a large multinational pharmaceutical company on earth-abundant metal catalysed cross-coupling reactions.

Cork is a vibrant city and a great place to work and live!

Importantly, you will form part of the large SSPC Centre which brings together most of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world (see here for context: McGlacken et al, Industry–Academia Partnership: The Synthesis and Solid-State Pharmaceutical Centre (SSPC) as a Collaborative Approach from Molecule to Medicine, Chem. Eur. J., 2018, 24, 499-503).

There is a real opportunity to spearhead a new project here, develop your own ideas and transition your career to academia or industry. Thus, highly ambitious and self-motivated colleagues are required.

For some key preliminary publications see:

Catal. Sci. Technol., 2018, 8, 1251-1266, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 6, 2316-2328

Project Title 1: SOS Earth: Sustainable Organic Synthesis using Earth Abundant Metals for Critical Pharmaceutical Processes.

Project Title 2: Collaboration with a Large Pharmaceutical Company - Earth Abundant Metal Catalysed Cross-coupling Reactions.

Post Duration: 12 months

Salary: Post-Doctoral Researcher: €44,347- €50,805 p.a. (IUA PD1 Salary Scale), Senior Post-Doctoral Researcher: €52,193- €56,765 p.a. (IUA PD2 Salary Scale)

For an information package including further details of the post see https: //

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Dr Gerard McGlacken [email protected]

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal (https: // Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to [email protected], quoting the job-title and project name.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Thursday 8th August, 2024.

No late applications will be accepted.

Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector.

UCC is committed to creating and fully embracing an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated. As a University we strive to create a workplace that reflects the diversity of our student population where people from a wide variety of backgrounds learn from one another, share ideas, and work collaboratively. UCC is committed to being an employer that recognises the value of diversity amongst its staff. We encourage applicants to consult our policies at https: // www. and initiatives at https: // www. and we welcome applications from everyone, including those who are underrepresented in the protected characteristics set out in our Equal Opportunities & Diversity Policy.


Contact Person : Gerard McGlacken Contact Email : [email protected] Job ID : 078451 Contact Number : Close Date : 08-Aug-2024 12:00

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