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Opportunity for Research Fellow at Queens University Belfast

The School of Pharmacy at Queen’s is acknowledged as a leading centre for Pharmacy teaching and research in the UK.  At Queens we believe in providing students with as authentic a learning experience and environment as possible. Our recently renovated Pharmacy Practice Unit consists of everything you would find in a contemporary community pharmacy. In addition we have world leading research laboratories with the best technology in the industry.

Post : Research Fellow

The School of Pharmacy is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Post-doctoral Research Fellow at Queen’s University Belfast/School of Pharmacy for a highly motivated individual who would like to develop his/her skills in studying the in vitro and in vivo behaviour of novel cancer nanomedicines. The post will focus on assessing the biological activity, biodistribution, and therapeutic efficacy of a wide range of cancer nanomedicines developed in our group. This includes establishing new in vivo cancer models. The post is fixed term for 12 months.

The appointee will be a member of a large interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary team of scientists from different research backgrounds, under the supervision of Dr Wafa Al-Jamal. Applicants should have a relevant PhD, ideally in pharmacy, formulation science, drug delivery, nanomedicine or any related field, and fulfil all the essential criteria on the person specification. Holding a valid Home Office (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 Licence or an equivalent will be required. This full-time post is available for a fixed-term period of twelve months.

Candidate must have:
• Have or be about to obtain (close to submission) a PhD in pharmacy, formulation science, drug delivery, nanomedicine, or any related field.
• At least 3 years recent relevant research experience to include the following:
- Nanoparticle’s preparation and characterisation.
- Handling tissue cultures and performing cell viability assays.
- Cell and molecular biology experimentation techniques (e.g. PCR, FACS, blotting, immunohistochemistry).
- Hands-on experience performing biodistribution and therapy studies in rodents.
• Hold a valid Home Office personal licence (modules 1-3) or an equivalent.

Job Location : United Kingdom

Salary : £34,304 - £40,927 per annum

Last Date : 15/11/2021

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