2 vacancies as part of the Marie-Curie Innovative Training Network ‘NanoCarb’ are available in the lab of Professor Matt Gibson at Warwick University. This is a trans-european collaboration to investigate biomedical application of glycosylated nanomaterials and will have significant travel and international collaboration opportunities with academics and industry.

Position 1. Glyco and polymer chemistry. Synthetic-based PhD to undertake the synthesis of glyconanoparticles and the biophysical testing of their function. Chemistry background needed.

Position 2. Recombinant production of carbohydrate-binding proteins and investigation of their function. Biology/Biochemistry Background.

There are strict Mobility Criteria for these positions; At the time of recruitment, the applicant must not have resided or carried out his/her main activity (work, studies, etc…) in the country of the host institution (employer) for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to his/her recruitment under the project. Compulsory national service and/or short stays such as holidays are not taken into account.

Contact Professor Matt Gibson, including your CV if you want more information m.i.gibson@warwick.ac.uk