Postdoctoral Research Associate in Low-Dimensional Topology/Geometry

University of Oxford

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to join a research team developing new approaches to combat antimicrobial resistance, working under the supervision of Dr Thomas Lanyon-Hogg for a period of 12 months. This project is funded by the Medical Research Council and will be carried out in the Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford, in close collaboration with the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, University of Oxford.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with world-leading researchers and contribute to the development of innovative new approaches in a significant area of unmet medical need. Find out more about the Lanyon-Hogg group’s research at:

This role will involve the design and synthesis of small molecules and peptides and transitioning synthetic strategies to automated platforms.

You must have experience in small molecule and peptide synthesis and in medicinal chemistry. You must also hold (or be close to completion prior to taking up appointment) a relevant PhD/DPhil in medicinal chemistry, organic synthesis, or chemical biology, together with relevant experience. Previous experience of automated synthesis, antibiotic drug discovery and biochemistry and microbiology would be an advantage.

The post is fixed-term for 12 months, funded by the Medical Research Council and is available from mid-January 2024.

The closing date for applications is 12noon on Friday 24 November 2023.

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