Joining the Forgan Group

The Forgan Group is always recruiting bright motivated researchers, whether it be for undergraduate projects, summer placements, PhD studentships, postdoctoral research or more. Please contact Prof Forgan by email, with a CV and covering letter, for further information. Available positions will be advertised directly on this page. If you are a University of Glasgow undergraduate interested in doing your final year project with Prof Forgan, please email to discuss possible research areas.

Potential PhD students are encouraged to visit the University of Glasgow website for information on external funding sources - Prof Forgan will support applications for external funding from excellent candidates.

Likewise, those interested in carrying out self-funded postdoctoral research should contact Prof Forgan directly. Please see our online resource for information on fellowships.

Current Vacancies

We are currently recruiting for one fully funded PhD student for an October 2023 start - see our advert for details. If you are interested in carrying out PhD research with us, please do send an email to discuss potential opportunities. Self-funded students are encouraged to apply all year round in any area of materials or supramolecular chemistry; interested potential students should contact Prof Forgan directly by email, enclosing a cover letter, copy of your CV and details of the scheme you wish to apply for. Summer placements for 2023 are also being considered - email for more details.

We currently have no postdoctoral positions available. We are always keen to hear from prospective PDRAs intending to apply for their own funding. If you have or wish to apply for external funding to work with Prof Forgan, please email him directly.

Home.  Contact: Prof Ross Forgan, B3-38, Joseph Black Building, University of Glasgow, G12 8QQ, 01413305166,

Updated 1st November 2022.