Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary £30,001.00 - £40,000.00 gross per year
  • Leeds


Are you a researcher with an established research background in Chemical Biology? Do you have a passion to deliver an exceptional student experience? Do you want to further develop your career in a research intensive Russell Group University?

As a Research and Teaching Fellow, you will undertake research in Chemical Biology, with a focus on chemical proteomics applied to host-pathogen interactions, and will also provide day-to-day supervision to a group of researchers inthe Wright Group. As well as research, you will support the delivery and assessment of innovative teaching in chemistry at bothundergraduateandpostgraduatelevels. This position is offered on a fixed term basis to cover a period of leave which is expected to last 12 months.

You will have a PhD (or have submitted your thesis prior to starting the role) in Chemistry or Chemical Biology, along with experience of undertaking research in a field related to that of the Wright group. With a proven record of achievement as a single or main author of referred publications, you will have experience of teaching chemistry to undergraduate students, along with experience of working with biological samples.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Megan Wright, University Academic Fellow

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 3196 or

Location: Leeds - Main Campus

Faculty/Service: Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences

School/Institute: School of Chemistry

Category: Research

Grade: Grade 7

Salary: £33,797 to £40,322 p.a.

Post Type: Full Time

Contract Type: Fixed Term (1 year (maternity leave cover), available from 1 December 2019)

Release Date: Wednesday 13 November 2019

Closing Date: Sunday 15 December 2019

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Downloads: Candidate Brief

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