Post Doctoral Research Fellow

De Montfort University - Faculties

Grade F

De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a campus-wide focus on providing a sector-leading student experience. A culturally rich university with a palpable commitment to the public good, it strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive.

The university is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that never surrenders to convention. Our success is built on a fantastic student experience coupled with award-winning teaching and world-class facilities that help students develop the skills and attitudes employers demand.

Faculty / Directorate
Home to four specialist schools, Allied Health Sciences, Applied Social Sciences, Nursing and widwifery, and Leicester School of Pharmacy, the faculty educates and develops professionals who make a significant difference to lives, health, wellbeing, communities and society.

Teaching reflects the latest developments in the sector and many courses have professional accreditations. A range of work experience and volunteering opportunities enables students to develop the skills sought by graduate employers. Recent graduates have secured roles with leading employers such as AstraZeneca, Ministry of Defence and the NHS.
The dedicated facilities are designed to replicate current practice and feature industry-standard equipment, enabling staff and students to undertake life changing projects to improve health and social care.

The post is part-time (0.5 FTE) starting or sooner from 1st May 2018 for 12 months. Pharmaceutical technology group at the Leicester School of Pharmacy is offering the positon a Research fellow with particular expertise and experience in crystallisation and formulation science.

You will join an enthusiastic research team led by Dr. Mingzhong Li and be integrated into the various activities of the group.

Ideal Candidate
You must possess a PhD in a subject relevant to pharmaceutical science. An ability and willingness to publish high quality research and to work independently as well as collaborate across disciplinary boundaries is essential.

In addition, you must have previous experience in teaching and possess the postgraduate certificate in Education (PGCE/PGCertEd) to contribute to the teaching of students on undergraduate and postgraduate in pharmaceutical science. For any questions or further information contact Dr. Mingzhong Li at or +44 (0)116 257 7132.

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