There are around 200 postdoctoral researchers in the Chemistry department, making them the largest staff group in the department.

Postdoc career and personal development is formally supported by the Concordat for Researcher Development.

Postdocs are represented in the department and division by the Chemistry Postdoc Forum and the MPLS Research Staff Forum. The Postdoc Forum also organises social and careers events for postdocs and other researchers in the department. For more information, please email

You can find out more about a few of our postdocs in the selected Staff stories below: