Lecturer (Education)

Queen's University Belfast - School of Pharmacy

Queen’s University Belfast is ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2015-2016) and offers a distinct mix of rich and inspiring heritage alongside world-class facilities. The University combines internationally recognised research excellence, a high quality educational portfolio and an interdisciplinary and vibrant international environment

China Queen’s College (CQC), has been established by Queen’s University Belfast in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) through a long-standing friendship between Queen’s School of Pharmacy and the China Medical University (CMU), one of the foremost medical universities in China. CQC is a College that has the full approval from the China Ministry of Education (MoE) and has been created in accord with the MoE ‘Cooperation in Running Schools’ (CIRS) Regulations.

CQC recruits students from the top tier (Band 1) Gaokao examinations in China and delivers Queen’s degrees complying with UK Quality Assurance standards in high-quality purpose built facilities on CMU’s new campus in Shenyang, Capital of Liaoning Province. Since the launch of the College in 2014, there are approximately 280 students studying various courses and it is projected that by 2018/19 the CQC population will reach 400 undergraduate students taking a range of Queen’s University undergraduate degree programmes.

This five year post is available to facilitate the delivery of Pharmaceutical Sciences and

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology undergraduate degree programmes on CMU’s new campus in Shenyang, Liaoning Province. Successful candidates will undertake activities at CQC and also within the School of Pharmacy at QUB. Staff will join the Number 1 School of Pharmacy in the UK (Times Good University Guide, Guardian Guide), recognised for its excellence in teaching, international reputation in research and its world-leading research environment (REF 2014).

In addition, an attractive package including accommodation, travel, health insurance etc. at CQC will be provided.

In the event we are unable to recruit to Lecturer (Education) level, consideration will be given to appointing at Senior Lecturer Level (Education)

Our five core values (Respect, Integrity, Excellence, Ambition, Connected) have been developed by staff and students. They express our shared understanding of what we believe, how we aim to behave and what we aspire to be as an 
international organisation.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Have a high level of English.
  • Degree in pharmacy, pharmaceutical science, biochemistry, biology, biotechnology or related field.
  • Have, or about to obtain a PhD in a related field.
  • Teaching experience at a highly-ranked University relevant to Pharmaceutical Sciences/Biotechnology.

Full criteria can be found online at www.qub.ac.uk/jobs

Further information about the School can be found at www.qub.ac.uk/pha

Informal enquires may be directed to Dr Heather Anderson, email: h.anderson@qub.ac.uk

Anticipated interview date: Monday 8 January 2018

Salary scale: £35,550 - £42,418 per annum (including contribution points)

Apply online at www.qub.ac.uk/jobs. For further information or assistance contact Human Resources, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. 

Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on HR@qub.ac.uk

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications 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.

To learn more about working & living in China, please visit: www.jobs.ac.uk/careers-advice/country-profiles/china

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