Research Associate – Chemistry, UNSW, Sydney, Australia

Post-Doc Research Fellow in Australia, University of New South Wales

Research Associate – Chemistry: The School of Chemistry at UNSW is seeking a Research Associate to work on a prebiotic chemistry project related to the synthesis of peptides for self-assembly and nonenzymatic template-directed peptide synthesis. The successful candidate will have expertise in solid-phase peptide synthesis, NMR spectroscopy, HPLC, and LCMS. The role is full-time, fixed-term for 2 years with a salary of $100K-$107K plus 17% Superannuation and annual leave loading.

Designation: Post Doctoral Research Associate

Research Area: Prebiotic Chemistry

Location: Sydney, NSW


  • A PhD in organic/peptide chemistry or a related field
  • Working knowledge of biochemistry
  • Expertise in solid-phase peptide synthesis is required
  • Demonstrated track record in peer-reviewed publications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills

Job Description:

Job TitleResearch Associate – Chemistry
DesignationPost Doctoral Research Associate
Research AreaPrebiotic Chemistry
LocationSydney, NSW
QualificationPhD in organic/peptide chemistry or a related field, working knowledge of biochemistry, expertise in solid-phase peptide synthesis, demonstrated track record in peer-reviewed publications, excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Job TypeFull-time, Fixed Term for 2 years
Salary$100K-$107K plus 17% Superannuation and annual leave loading
Last Date to ApplyApril 14th, 2023
  • Solid-phase synthesis and characterization of peptides
  • Carry out and analyze template-directed peptide synthesis using techniques like HPLC, NMR spectroscopy, and LC-MS
  • Contribute to the design of research protocols, analysis of literature, and the acquisition, interpretation, and analysis of data
  • Mentor junior researchers and students and provide guidance on quantitative research methods
  • Prepare and author research manuscripts and reports for publication in quality peer-reviewed journals
  • Present papers at conferences and workshops
  • Develop research project grant applications and seek research funding

How to Apply:

  • Apply online by April 14th, 2023, at the UNSW website. Applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.
  • Address the selection criteria listed above in your application.

Last Date for Apply: April 14th, 2023



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