Research Fellow

Glasgow (GB)
£43,266- £50,132 per annum
29 Apr 2019
29 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

College of Science and Engineering
School of Chemistry
University of Glasgow

Research Fellow
Vacancy Ref: 025534
Salary: £43,266- £50,132 per annum

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral fellowship funded by the Leverhulme Trust to work under the direction of Professor J Stephen Clark in the School of Chemistry at the University of Glasgow. The research project concerns the development of new and efficient methods for the synthesis of large and structurally complex marine polyether natural products by the exploitation of both apparent and latent symmetry embedded within their molecular structures.

Applications are invited from candidates who hold a PhD and have a strong background and extensive experience in synthetic organic chemistry (especially related to natural product synthesis and / or development of synthetic methodology). 

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Clark, Tel: 0141 330 6296 or Email:


For more information and to apply online:

This position is full time and has funding up to 3 years in the first instance.

Closing Date 29 May 2019

Anticipated starting date: 1 August 2019. 

Further information:

The School of Chemistry provides a superb research environment housing a wide range of cutting-edge research equipment which underpins the research activity in 6 main areas; Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry; Complex Chemistry; Dynamics and Structure; Energy Conversion and Storage; Heterogeneous Catalysis; and Energy Conversion and Storage.

Additional benefits include a fantastic work-life balance with generous annual leave, training and development, great discounts from Glasgow businesses and other benefits of your choice.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity

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