Opportunities

We are always interested in recruiting ambitious and talented undergraduate, summer, MSc and PhD students as well as postdoctoral associates.

Current opportunities
If you are interested in postdoctoral research opportunities in other areas of the groups’ research remit you are welcome to send your curriculum vitae for consideration when a position next becomes available.

Prof Wilson is also very happy to support suitably qualified applicants interested in applying for independent scholarships – a detailed list of independent fellowships and deadlines is available on the Astbury Centre website under the fellowships heading.

Please feel free to send an email for further information on current opportunities.

PhD applicants
Named project studentships are advertised here and on the School’s postgraduate web pages throughout the year. Our group welcomes applications from students who are eligible for departmental DTA studentships and University Scholarships. Prof Wilson is also a named supervisor on the Astbury Centre Wellcome Trust 4 Year PhD Programme and the White Rose 

PhD Research Opportunity on Elucidating Disease Mechanisms using New Approaches to Capture Transient Protein Complexes in the Mitochondria

PhD Research Opportunity on Reconfigurable Supramolecular Materials Assembled Using Self-Sorting Hydrogen-Bonding Motifs

PhD Research Opportunity on Development and Application of Enabling Methods for Drug Discovery

PhD Research Opportunity on Chemical Tools to Understand and Manipulate the Function of Intrinsically Disordered Regions of Proteins

PhD Research Opportunity on Chemical Protein Labelling Approaches to Study TRPC5 Channel Regulation in Adipocytes

MSc applicants
The School of Chemistry offers a taught MSc program in Chemical Biology and Drug Design for which Prof Wilson is an eligible supervisor for the project component.

Summer students
Prof Wilson is happy to support applicants interested in summer scholarship programs run by the University of Leeds, Wellcome Trust and the RSC. Interested applicants are advised to contact him in December/ January as many of these programs have early deadlines for application.

MChem students
If you are interested in studying for an MChem please contact Prof Wilson at the earliest opportunity to discuss potential projects.