The School of Life Sciences, Sussex Drug Discovery Centre at University of Sussex has opportunity for a talented individual to join a team with extensive expertise in Epstein-Barr Virus Biology, Drug Discovery and Medicinal Chemistry based in a School with an international reputation for excellence in structural biology, cancer and genomic sciences.

  • A PhD or equivalent scholarly or relevant professional activity
  • Publishing research (either from a recently completed PhD or new original research).
  • Expertise in medicinal chemistry/chemical biology, synthetic chemistry and drug discovery approaches.
  • Experience of working in fragment-based drug discovery and hit-to-lead stages of drug discovery.
  • Ability to synthesise, purify and characterise molecules and develop new synthetic routes and techniques.
  • Ability to work within a team to design innovative solutions to problems.
  • Demonstrable track record of problem solving in a medicinal chemistry setting.
  • Experience of drug discovery in either an industrial or an academic environment.
  • Ability to work with others across scientific disciplines.


Applicant must be sent via email with personal details and equal opportunities form, to

—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization University of Sussex
Country UK
Fellowship Level Research assistant
Subject areas Chemistry
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 27 May 2021

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