Post Doctoral Research Position
A Post Doctoral Research Position is available in the Carbohydrate
Chemistry Team at Industrial Research Limited (the New Zealand
Institute for Industrial Research and Development).
Research will be focused primarily on NZ Government-funded synthesis
and testing of carbohydrate-based materials for pesticide and
pharmaceutical uses. The Post Doctoral Fellow will be encouraged to
contribute to the development of new research directions. However,
the position will also involve some commercial general organic
chemical synthesis work for 20 - 25% of the time.
The successful candidate should possess:
=95 a PhD with one or more years of subsequent research experience;
=95 good skills in synthetic organic chemistry;
=95 experience or interest in carbohydrate chemistry;
=95 a desire to live in NZ for two years
The position is available immediately, for a fixed term of two years.
Further employment opportunities will be dependent not only on
exemplary performance but also sustainable future funding.
The starting salary will be dependent upon experience, but will be in
line with comparable NZ University Post-Doctoral Fellowships
(NZ$38,500 per annum). A relocation allowance of up to NZ$4,000 will
be available at the beginning and end of the contract.
For further details, contact:
Dr Richard Furneaux Tel: +64 4 5690444 ext 4168
Carbohydrate Chemistry Team Manager Fax: +64 4 5690055
Industrial Research Ltd e-mail: R.Furneaux at irl.cri.nz
PO Box 31-310