Research Fellow, School of Pharmacy

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£34,304 - £40,927 per annum.
20 Sep 2021
End of advertisement period
11 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
Full Time

Application closing date 11/10/2021
Salary £34,304 - £40,927 per annum.
Job category/type Research

Job description

School of Pharmacy is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Research Fellow in the School Office (Pharmacy). The successful candidate will be an active member of the research team assisting in the development and pre-clinical and industrial translation of novel microarray patch delivery systems. To assist in the planning and delivery of this research activity so that the overall research objectives of the project are met.

This post is available on a Fixed Term Contract to September 2022.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Applicants must have a degree in Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry, Engineering or a closely-related discipline (Minimum standard 2.1)
  • Have, or about to obtain, a PhD in drug delivery/pharmaceutics
  • At least 3 years recent relevant research experience to include, experience in pharmaceutical analysis, including HPLC
  • Knowledge of mass spectrometric detection as used in combination with HPLC Experience of formulation science
  • Experience of design and manufacture of polymeric microneedles
  • Experience of conducting in vivo animal experiments to evaluate dosage forms

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.

Queen’s University Belfast is recognised as one of the most diverse organisations in Northern Ireland. We are committed to equality of opportunity, fair participation and welcomes applicati1ons from all. However, our Fair Employment Equality Monitoring data tells us that individuals from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, people with a disability and those who identify as LGBT+ Members of the Protestant Community are also currently under-represented in this category of work. As such, we particularly welcome applications for this role from individuals who identify with these backgrounds and / or communities.    

For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, including our work in relation to Gender Equality (Athena SWAN), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Workplace Equality Index), Disability and Race (Race Equality Charter) please visit: www.qub.ac.uk/diversity and/or www.qub.ac.uk/qgi

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Candidate Information

Informal enquires may be directed to Dr Eneko Larraneta - e.larraneta@qub.ac.uk 

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