Post-Doctoral Research Chemist - KTP Associate

£38,655 - £45,479

Dagenham, Greater London - 24 months

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Job description

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) in partnership with Exactmer Ltd offers an exciting opportunity for an outstanding candidate to develop new polymer synthesis methods using the company’s Nanostar Sieving platform.

Project description

The KTP Associate will investigate the membrane-assisted synthesis of polyethylene glycols with defined monomer sequence. The Associate will develop the chemistry for iterative chain extension cycles and then purify the growing polymers by organic solvent nano-filtration. They will carry out research into the chemistry of building blocks, supporting polymers and reaction kinetics, developing new synthesis routes and conjugation chemistry. They will develop analytical methods and research the use of defined monomer sequence polymers in complex therapeutics, such as drug PEGylation and Antibody-drug constructs. The Associate will undertake project management and will be expected to submit publications to refereed journals and present their research at conferences. The post-holder will conduct research and development work at the company site in Dagenham and regularly travel to the QMUL Mile End campus for training and experimental work.

About the business

https://exactmer.com/

Polymer Manufacturing

Polymer synthesis

PhD in Chemistry or a closely related discipline, or equivalent research, industrial or commercial experience.

20 July 2022

21 August 2022

3 October 2022

QMUL29369


Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) in partnership with Exactmer Ltd offers an exciting opportunity for an outstanding candidate to develop new polymer synthesis methods using the company’s Nanostar Sieving platform.