Post Graduate Research Assistant in Chemoinformatics (Fixed term12 months)

Liverpool John Moores University

Salary Range

£24,715 – £28,929 per annum

Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is a distinctive, unique institution, rooted in the Liverpool City Region and with a global presence. Our students and staff, past, present, and future, are the beating heart of our city and can be found in every corner of every industry and community. We couldn’t exist anywhere else and have shaped the city in which we belong. Working with the people of Liverpool to improve lives and support communities is at the heart of why we were founded and why we exist today.

A fixed term twelve month post-graduate research assistant position is available in the School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences. The position will utilise chemoinformatics approaches to support chemical safety assessment.

The position will include compiling toxicological information as well as applying in silico approaches such as quantitative structure-activity relationships (QSAR) and read-across. You should have, or be expecting soon to obtain, a minimum of an upper second class degree, Masters in Science, or equivalent, in any suitable chemical, biochemical, informatics, toxicological, computational science, cosmetics science, pharmacy or related field.

Informal enquiries to Mark Cronin ([email protected] ), School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences,

In return, we offer an excellent benefits package including generous annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, induction and development support as well as family-friendly policies.

This is an exciting time to join LJMU in our bicentenary year and with the launch of our new strategic plan. 

If you feel that this is the role you have been looking for and your skills and experience can make a real difference at LJMU, we look forward to hearing from you.

LJMU values diversity and provides a supportive and inclusive environment where everyone can fulfil their potential.

Please note all of our vacancies will be closed to applications at midnight on the advertised closing date, unless otherwise stated.

LJMU are committed to adhering to the Principles set out in the Researcher Development Concordat; in line with this all fixed-term researchers will be supported to complete 10 days professional development activities per year (pro-rata). 

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