Digital Manufacturing Process Design Support

Glasgow, Glasgow City (GB)
£31,604 - £38,833
13 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Faculty: Faculty of Science
Department/School: Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences
Staff Category: Technical Services
Type of Employment: Fixed-term (12 months)
Working Hours: Full-time
Salary Range: £31,604 - £38,833
Closing Date: 14 March 2018

Applications are invited for a highly motivated, enthusiastic candidate to join the Future Manufacturing Research Hub in Continuous Manufacturing and Advanced Crystallisation (CMAC; at the University of Strathclyde. CMAC is a large dynamic Centre located across 7 UK universities with the physical hub located at the University of Strathclyde.

The post holder will have a background in chemical engineering, mathematics, computer science, software engineering or other related discipline. Work based experience of modelling packages and process control programming related to pharmaceutical unit operations and/or pharmaceutics would be advantageous. 

You will be a capable programmer/modeller with the ability to implement existing models from literature and partners in a range of platforms, develop interfaces between process equipment and IT infrastructure and support related programming/computational activities. You will also aid in the development of new models from fundamentals or data driven sources. The successful candidate will contribute significantly to the development of a modelling platform and control infrastructure for pharmaceutical applications. Additionally, you will utilise experimental research from a range of sources for development of predictive digital design capabilities. 

You will have excellent written and verbal skills with the ability to demonstrate prioritisation and scheduling of your own workload. Candidates must have strong problem solving abilities, demonstrating innovation and creativity in dealing with challenges.

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr John Robertson, Senior Research Fellow, at or on 0141 444 7130.

Interviews will be held in April 2018.