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Research Fellow, School of Pharmacy

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£37,841 per annum
Closing date
18 Dec 2023

Application closing date: 18/12/2023
Salary: £37,841 per annum
Job category/type: Research

The School of Pharmacy at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Research Fellow.

The postholder will be an active member of the research team assisting in the development and pre-clinical and industrial translation of novel engineered 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.

The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate that you meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must have a degree in Pharmacy, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a closely-related discipline (Minimum standard 2.1).
  • Have, or about to obtain, a PhD in engineering/drug delivery/pharmaceutics.
  • Experience of design and manufacture of engineered drug delivery systems or medical devices.
  • Significant recent and relevant research experience.
  • A record of publication in high quality, peer-reviewed, journals commensurate with experience.

Please note the above are not an exhaustive list. For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria please click the Candidate Information link below.

This post is fixed term for 12 months. 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.

At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.

We offer an excellent employment package that includes:

  • Great terms & conditions
  • Pension schemes
  • Flexible working by enabling you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager through a blend of remote and office working
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for health & mental wellbeing
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 8.4 weeks a year (made up of 23 days annual leave, 10 closure days and 9 bank holidays)

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and International Staff Network) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit: and

Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr Lalit Vora at   

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