Post-doctoral Research Associate
University of Sheffield – Department of Biomedical Science
Job Reference Number: UOS003450
Contract Type: Fixed-term with an immediate start date and an end date of 31 October 2014
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Salary: Grade 7; £28,251 to £32,751 per annum
Closing Date: 14 November 2011
As part of a European Research Council award we are looking to recruit a Post-doctoral Research Associate who will be part of a multidisciplinary group lead by Prof. Giuseppe Battaglia (http://battaglia.group.shef.ac.uk) working at the interface between soft nanotechnology and biomedical science. The successful candidate will be part of a group of 3 post-doctoral researchers working toward the supramolecular engineering of virus-like nanoparticles for gene cancer therapy.
We are looking for an outstanding individual with a PhD (or equivalent experience) in Polymer Chemistry, Biomaterials, or similar. The ideal candidate should have experience in controlled polymerisation techniques, copolymers self-assembly and their characterisation including biological assessment such as biocompatibility assays and cell internalisation studies. Post-doctoral experience in Biomaterial synthesis and characterisation would also be an advantage.
This post is fixed-term with an immediate start date and an end date of 31 October 2014.
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