Research Fellow

Queen's University Belfast
Belfast (City/Town)
£33,199 per annum
25 Feb 2019
14 Mar 2019
Job Type

Queen’s University Belfast

Research Fellow                                                

Ref: 19/107221

School of Pharmacy

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland, with a distinguished heritage and history. With over 24,000 students, 3,700 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m, Queen’s University Belfast plays a unique leadership role in Northern Ireland. As a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Queen’s University Belfast combines excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos.

The School of Pharmacy at Queen’s has been ranked 2nd in the UK for Pharmacy and Pharmacology according to the Guardian University Guide 2018.

The Research Fellow will develop multi-layered fixed dose combination oral drug products for cardiovascular diseases and type II diabetes using novel multilayer co-extrusion technology with in-line Raman spectroscopic monitoring for quality control.

This post is available until 31 March 2020. 

Our five core values (Integrity, Connected, Ambition, Respect, Excellence) 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 Research Fellow will:

•  Have or about to obtain a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences, or a relevant engineering discipline (Chemical, Process or Mechanical Engineering)

•  Have 3 years’ recent relevant research experience to include experience in pharmaceutics with a specific emphasis on development of solid oral dosage forms

•  Have experience of traditional solid dosage form manufacturing technologies and analytical methods relevant to characterisation of oral drug products.

Further information about the School can be found at 

Anticipated interview date: Wednesday 3 April 2019

Salary: £33,199 per annum

Closing date:   Thursday 14 March 2019

For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link on our website by clicking apply. 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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