Postdoctoral Research Associate in Nucleic Acid Chemistry

University of Oxford
January 27, 2023
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Postdoctoral Research Associate in Nucleic Acid Chemistry

Department of Chemistry, Chemistry Research Laboratory, South Parks Road, Oxford

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Postdoctoral Research Associate in Nucleic Acid Chemistry to work under the supervision of Professor Tom Brown for a period of up to 32 months (until 30/09/2025) on the TransNAT project: Transforming delivery, safety and efficacy of nucleic acid therapeutics: from intracellular uptake to targeting brain and muscle. The project involves the synthesis of chemically modified oligonucleotides for therapeutic applications with the intention of improving delivery and targeting to specific cells and organs.

Applicants must hold a PhD in Chemistry or a related area, (or be close to completion) prior to taking up your appointment. The research requires experience in Nucleic Acid Chemistry or a relevant area of synthetic chemistry/chemical biology. You will be expected to manage your own academic research and administrative activities. This involves small scale project management, to co-ordinate multiple aspects of work to meet deadlines.

The post will be based in the Department of Chemistry, Chemistry Research Laboratory, South Parks Road, Oxford and is available as soon as possible.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application. Your supporting statement must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience. Certificates, references and research papers should not be provided at this stage.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below:

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday, Friday 27th January 2023. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.

The University of Oxford is a Bronze Athena SWAN holder and the Department of Chemistry is a Silver award holder. Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and ethnic minority candidates, who are under-represented in Chemistry research posts in Oxford.

Contact Person : Vacancy ID : 162689 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 27-Jan-2023 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 7 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : Grade 7: £34,308 - £42,155 per annum

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