0618-23 – Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Aston University


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School of Biosciences
Aston University Main Campus

£45,585 to £54,395
per annum
Grade:  Grade 09
Contract Type: 
Fixed Term

(25 months)
Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Thursday 21 December 2023
Interview Date: 
Wednesday 10 January 2024
Reference:  0618-23
Release Date:  Thursday 07 December 2023

You are invited for a highly motivated senior postdoctoral research scientist to join the vibrant, supportive team of Professor Roslyn Bill at Aston University, working with Dr Kevin Frankowski of the University of North Carolina. This is a full-time, fixed-term position with a proposed start date of 1st February 2024 for 25 months. 

The focus of your work will be to contribute to, develop and lead research activities as part of the collaborative project between Aston University and the University of North Carolina. Working within the School of Biosciences at Aston, you will focus on designing and testing direct aquaporin-4 binders in a new approach for the treatment of stroke and CNS injuries.  

You will have completed a PhD in pharmacy, medicinal chemistry or a related field. In addition, you will already have practical experience of working with design and synthesis of aquaporin modulators.

More information on our work can be found at https://research.aston.ac.uk/en/persons/roslyn-bill , and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lCOxn_cAfT8  

Please include your curriculum vitae including a list of scientific outputs. As well as a clear statement of what you will bring to the role.

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit: https://www2.aston.ac.uk/about/inclusive-aston

We recognise the value of flexible working.  Please contact the recruiting manager to discuss what flexible working options are available for particular roles.

If you require the job details document or an application form in an alternative format please contact the recruitment team at [email protected]

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