QUEENS UNIVERSITY BELFAST

Research Fellow, Centre for Experimental Medicine

Location
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Salary
£33,199 to £36,261 per annum
Posted
01 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2019
Ref
19/107607
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Application closing date: 31/07/2019
Salary: £33,199 to £36,261 per annum
Job category/type: Research

Job description

The successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary research group based in The Centre for Experimental Medicine (CEM) and The School of Pharmacy. The CEM, based in the award winning Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine, is an interdisciplinary research centre committed to the highest quality scientific endeavour, with over 250 basic and clinical scientists working on site. The School of Pharmacy has a global reputation for the quality and excellence of teaching and research programmes and has been consistently ranked as one of the leading Schools of Pharmacy in the United Kingdom.

We are recruiting for a Research Fellow who will be an active member of the Iabc-consortium (inhaled Antibiotics in Bronchiectasis and Cystic fibrosis: https://www.imi.europa.eu/projects-results/project-factsheets/iabc) which is developing new antibiotic treatment options for people with Cystic Fibrosis and Bronchiectasis. The successful candidate will develop molecular metagenomic methods for evaluating development of antimicrobial resistance following antibiotic treatment and determining activity of novel compounds against respiratory pathogens. Responsibilities will include assisting in the planning and delivery of this research so that the overall research objectives of the project are met.

The post is suited to a highly ambitious individual and is available until 31 August 2021 with the possibility of extension.

Further information about the CEM, School of Pharmacy and the Research Group can be found at 

https://www.qub.ac.uk/schools/SchoolofPharmacy/Research/ 

https://pure.qub.ac.uk/portal/en/persons/michael-tunney(292550ae-a097-430f-bf01-ae1f7197d66c).html 

Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr Gisli Einarsson via email g.einarsson@qub.ac.uk 

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