The PharmaSEL-Prosperity Programme attracts high calibre researchers from all over the world and from many different backgrounds who are looking for an opportunity to work within a dynamic multidisciplinary and collaborative research environment with a strong industry focus. We welcome applications from excellent and enthusiastic students and postdoctoral researchers. Successful PhD applicants will typically have graduated with a high First class honours degree and have research experience. Successful postdocs will have a strong publication record and proven track record in high quality research.

PhD Opportunities

We currently have a small number of PhD positions available to undertake research projects within the PharmaSEL-Prosperity Partnership. The PhD topic areas are:

Peptide synthesis under the supervision of Andrew Livingston

All successful PhD candidates will need to possess, or expect to obtain, a First Class Honours degree at Master’s level (or equivalent) in chemical engineering, another branch of engineering or a related science.    

PhD studentships cover tuition fees and an annual stipend of £17,009 for 42 months (as at October 2020).

Residence eligibility guidance - Please refer to the EPSRC studenteligibility webpages for full details, and see below for the residence eligibility criteria.

If you wish to request more information please email

Post-doctoral Research Associates

Unfortunately, we have no vacancies at present for post doctoral researchers. However, if you have relevant experience which may be of interest to the research teams, please contact to enquire about possible upcoming vacancies.