Miller Group


Please email me your CV if interested in joining the group. See the contact page for further details.

3-yr PDRA position in Carbohydrate Synthesis

A postdoctoral position is available within the group to carry out research on a project funded by EPSRC. The focus is in carbohydrate synthesis and will involve synthesis of a series of oligosaccharide targets. For full details of the job advert, specification and how to apply, see here. Please email GJM (attach a CV) for informal inquiries.

Fully funded 4 yr PhD studentship in Chemoenzymatic Carbohydrate Synthesis

We are seeking a motivated candidate for a Keele funded PhD research project entitled: 'Precursor-directed biosynthesis of non-natural oligosaccharides: enabling tools to explore polysaccharide structure-property relationships.' This is a collaborative project with Rob Field's lab at the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology and Unilever. For informal inquiries please email GJM (attach a CV) or see the full advert and application process here.


RCUK funded positions will be advertised on Speculative enquiries from outstanding individuals for Fellowship applications are always welcomed. Assistance and mentoring will be provided to suitably qualified candidates. Bear in mind that these schemes have long lead times (typically 6-12 months), often only have one deadline per year and are highly competitive. Representative schemes include: 

UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships

Marie SkÅ‚odowska-Curie Fellowships 

Royal Society Newton International Fellowships

Royal Commission for the Exhibition 1851

Daphne Jackson Fellowships (if returning from a career break)

EPSRC Fellowships

BBSRC David Phillips Fellowships

BBSRC Discovery Fellowships

Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship

Wellcome Postdoctoral Research Awards

Royal Society University Research Fellowships

Doctoral training

Home students may receive support from the Research Councils or by funds provided by the University in partnership with other sponsors, typically from industry.
Available PhD studentships will be advertised here and also on
If you are interested in self-funding a PhD please
email GJM

Masters training

We have a one-year Masters by Research (MRes) programme available which incorporates a substantial, hand-on research project. To discuss project areas and other enquiries please email GJM and see the link to the Programme here.

Undergraduate Opportunities

If you are interested in applying for a summer studentship, for example via the Royal Society of Chemistry Summer Bursary scheme please contact GJM.

Group Contact Details


Lennard−Jones Laboratories
School of Chemical and Physical Sciences
Keele University
ST5 5BG, U.K.


+44 (0) 1782 734442 (Internal 34442)