Post Doctoral Research Fellowship in Crystal Engineering / Molecular Crystallization

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Crystal Engineering / Molecular Crystallization

A postdoctoral research fellowship is available for one year in the first instance within the Analytical and Biological Chemistry Research Facility (ABCRF), University College Cork.

The research will focus on the crystal engineering, crystallization and/or crystal structure elucidation of drug-like small molecules. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. and will have experience of synthetic chemistry and X-ray diffraction. Candidates with experience in crystal engineering and crystallisation are especially welcome.

The research will be carried out within the groups of Prof. A. R. Maguire, Dr. S. E. Lawrence and Dr. H. A. Moynihan within the ABCRF, and forms part of the Solid State Pharmaceutical Cluster, a Science Foundation Ireland Strategic Research Cluster.

Enquires can be addressed to:

Dr. Simon Lawrence, Email:; Tel: +353(0)214903143        

Dr. Humphrey Moynihan, Email:; Tel:  +353(0)214902488

Applications, which should include a CV and the names of two referees, should be sent to Dr. Simon Lawrence (

The position is available immediately.

Salary is from €39,500 pa depending on experience.

Closing date: Friday, 18th April 2008

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