Teaching & Research Assistant in Pharmaceutics
Health and Medical,Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmacy
Short info about job
Company: University of Hertfordshire
Department: Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Postgraduate Medicine
Salary: £20,046 to £23,164 Grsde 4 p.a.
Hours: Full Time
Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Type / Role: Academic or Research
Phone: +44-1241 7664581
Fax: +44-1306 9293579
Detail information about job Teaching & Research Assistant in Pharmaceutics. Terms and conditions vacancy
FTE: Full time position working 37 hours per week
Duration of Contract: Fixed term contract for a period of 5 years
The Department of Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Postgraduate Medicine at the University of Hertfordshire is a vibrant research active community that employs over 100 academic and research staff. The Department is seeking to appoint a five year fixed term Teaching and Research Assistant in Pharmaceutics, who will as part of this role undertake a PhD part time.
Main duties & responsibilities
Work with the pharmaceutics and other discipline teams on the delivery of teaching programmes across the Department. The successful applicant is expected to enrol, part-time, for a research degree (normally an MPhil leading to a PhD). The research programme being offered is the development of an in vitro/ ex vivo model to predict skin irritation and sensitisation caused by the application of topical products.
Skills and experience needed
The successful post holder would be expected to have some experience and knowledge of pharmaceutics, be able to work own initiative and as part of a team, have good organisational skills and be proficient in the English language.
Applicants must have a minimum of a good honours degree in pharmacy, chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences or other related scientific discipline.
Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: Prospective applicants may contact Dr Liam McAuley, Head of Pharmaceutics (Tel: 01707 281052; Email: [email protected]) for an informal discussion about the post.
Interview Date: TBC
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Disclosure and barring service
This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 as amended. The University requires that the successful applicant who is offered employment will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. An Enhanced Disclosure will be required and this will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings, as well as convictions. The University of Hertfordshire complies with the ‘Code of Practice for Registered Persons and other recipients of Disclosure Information’.
Overseas applicants and UK applicants who have lived abroad
Successful applicants from overseas will be required to produce a criminal records check, or ‘Certificate of Good Character’, from any country in which they have been resident, consecutively or cumulatively, in the previous 10 years.
The University offers a range of benefits including a pension scheme, professional development, family friendly policies, child care vouchers, a fee waiver of 50% for all children of staff under the age of 21 at the start of the course, discounted memberships at the Hertfordshire Sports Village and generous annual leave.