What You Will Do
Applications are invited for a 14-month fixed term Postdoctoral Fellowship in Synthetic Organic Chemistry. In this position, you will work with Dr Daniel Foley on the Canterbury Medical Research Foundation funded research project Pharmacological inhibitors to prevent rogue spliceosome functioning in breast cancer.
Who You Are
As the successful candidate, you will hold a PhD in Synthetic Organic Chemistry or a related discipline. You will have expert knowledge and a research background in the synthetic organic chemistry field.
In addition, you will have demonstrated capabilities to carry out innovative research and an ability to present ideas to a wide range of audiences.
Who You Will Work With
The School of Physical and Chemical Sciences Te Kura Matū at the University of Canterbury is one of the largest Schools at the University of Canterbury.
The School sits on a solid foundation, built on 150 years of academic tradition. The School has 88 members of academic, technical and administrative staff from very diverse backgrounds, who share the common goal of actively searching for innovative solutions to the problems facing New Zealand and the World.
The School is housed within the Rutherford Regional Science and Innovation Centre (RRSIC), a brand-new research centre, with state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities.
The School also operates the Mount John Observatory, a unique observation post within the Southern Hemisphere. Researchers from the School also have access to the Scott Base Antarctic Research station.
The School offers majors in Astronomy, Physics, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Medicinal Chemistry and Environmental Sciences.
Research in the School is concentrated in five major themes : Sustainability and the Environment, New Materials, Nanotechnology and Laser Physics, Energy and Storage, Astronomy and Astrophysics, and Human, Animal and Plant Health.
For more information about our team, please visit our website.
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The University explicitly aims to produce graduates and support staff who are engaged with their communities, empowered to act for good and determined to make a difference in the world.
For information about the range of fantastic benefits that UC offers including flexible work practices, study opportunities and generous superannuation and leave provisions, please visit us : http : / / www.
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