Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£36,914 – £40,322 per annum
01 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
29 Jul 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Application closing date: 29/07/2020
Salary: £36,914 – £40,322 per annum (potential to progress to £44,045 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution).
Job category/type: Academic

Job description

As part of our continuing ambitious expansion programme within the School of Pharmacy at Queen’s applications are now invited from outstanding individuals for a Lecturer position in the broad field of pharmaceutical sciences. The successful applicant will lead a competitive and world-leading research programme that will complement the ongoing research in the School and across the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences.  The successful candidate will contribute to cutting-edge educational programmes within the School and make a significant contribution in innovation in teaching and assessment.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject.
  • PhD or equivalent in a discipline relevant to the broad field of pharmaceutical sciences.
  • Minimum of three years’ research experience in a relevant field.
  • Recent, relevant publications in peer reviewed/refereed journals that are recognised internationally as being high quality, commensurate with experience.
  • Research profile that complements the research priorities of the School.
  • Relevant teaching experience at University Level.

The School of Pharmacy is part of the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences at Queen’s. The School is acknowledged as a leading centre for Pharmacy teaching and research in the UK. The School provides students with as authentic a learning experience and environment as possible. We have world leading research laboratories with the best technology in the industry. In the latest rankings in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020 the School has been ranked 1st in Pharmacy and Pharmacology Research and 2nd for Pharmacology and Pharmacy.

Queen’s University Belfast is a driver of innovation and talent based on excellence. Throughout the University, our academics collaborate across disciplines and with outside agencies and institutions on projects of world significance. We are connected and networked with strategic partnerships across the world, helping us to expand our impact on wider society locally, nationally and globally. The University is committed to attracting, retaining and developing the best global talent within an environment that enables them to realise their full potential.

We are a leader in gender equality and diversity, and are one of the UK’s most successful universities in the Athena SWAN initiative which promotes gender equality and career progression. The University and the School of Pharmacy holds an Athena SWAN Silver award in recognition of our commitment and success in addressing gender equality, representation, progression and success for all our staff.

We are ranked 1st in the UK for Knowledge Transfer Partnerships, (Innovate UK) 9th in the UK for University facilities (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018) and 14th in the UK for research quality (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019).

Based in Belfast, a modern capital city, our beautiful campus is surrounded by abundant acres of parkland and is renowned as one of the safest and affordable cities in the UK. The choice of local Schools from pre-nursery upwards are some of the best available and we are immensely proud of what our city and our University will offer you.

For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link on our website by clicking apply. You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria when you submit your application. For further information or assistance contact Resourcing Team, Queen's University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on resourcing@qub.ac.uk

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. We welcome applications from all sections of society and particularly from people with a disability.

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but, in particular circumstances, may be renewed or made permanent, subject to availability of funding.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Ms Tara Brown via email to t.brown@qub.ac.uk.

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