Research Fellow

Queen's University Belfast
Belfast (City/Town)
£33,199 per annum
11 Mar 2019
08 Apr 2019
Job Type

Queen’s University Belfast

Research Fellow                                                     

Ref: 19/107287

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.

Queen’s University has generous terms and conditions of employment underpinned by excellent benefits. We also provide attractive well-being, family friendly and other lifestyle benefits.

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 evaluate the in vivo efficacy of a pre-validated nanomedicine, designed for use in combination with radiotherapy, for the treatment of prostate cancer.

This post is available until 29 February 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 radiation biology, cancer biology, pharmaceutical Sciences or biomedical sciences.


•              3 years recent relevant research experience to include holding a valid UK Home Office licence, with experience of establishing a sub-cutaneous xenograft models


Further information about the School can be found at

Anticipated interview date: Monday 29 April 2019

Salary scale:               £33,199

Closing date:   Monday 8 April 2019

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.