Join us

We are always interested in recruiting talented undergraduate, summer, masters and PhD students and postdoctoral associates. Please email Dr Wright with any informal inquiries. Our research is interdisciplinary and we welcome applicants with either a chemical or biochemical background.

We have a PhD opportunity available for start Autumn 2021:
Understanding and Manipulating Intrinsically Disordered Protein-Protein interactions of the Aurora A Kinase – Three PhD studentships associated with this large project that we are part of, led by Andy Wilson – deadline ongoing

PhD applicants
Specific funded projects will be advertised here when available. Other project studentships are advertised 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 (the principal source of funding for international applicants).

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

Summer students
Please contact Dr Wright if you are interested in doing a summer project in the lab. There are several funding sources available run by the University of Leeds, the Biochemical Society, the Microbiology Society, and the RSC (e.g. here). Interested applicants are advised to contact Dr Wright in December / January as many of these programs have early deadlines.

MChem students
If you are interested in carrying out your MChem project in the group please contact Dr Wright to discuss potential projects.