Research Fellow

Queen's University Belfast

Founded in 1845 as Queen’s College Belfast, we became an independent university in 1908. Today, we’re a member of the Russell Group, combining excellence in research and education with a student-centred ethos.

We are looking for an outstanding individual to join a leading research group on a major Wellcome Trust-sponsored project. The successful candidate will be an active member of the research team working on development and pre-clinical translation of novel microneedle-based systems for transdermal drug delivery. They will 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 for up to 4 years. The successful candidate must be available to start by April 2018.

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 a degree in Pharmacy, Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Engineering or a closely related discipline
    (Minimum standard 2:1)
  • Have, or expect shortly to obtain, a PhD in drug delivery/pharmaceutics
  • 3 years recent relevant experience
  • Have experience of formulation science
  • Have recent, relevant, experience in pharmaceutical analysis, including HPLC

Full criteria can be found online at

Anticipated interview date: Wednesday 24th January 2018

Starting salary: £32,548 per annum
Closing date: Wednesday 3 January 2018

Apply online at For further information or assistance contact Human Resources,
Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN.  Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on

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.

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