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Postdoctoral Researcher

  • Apply by date - 31st March 2014

Applications are invited for a post-doctoral research position within the School of Pharmacy, RCSI to work on an academic-industrial research programme with Vidara Therapeutics. The post is available immediately for an initial one year full time contract with potential to extend. Salary is based on experience.

This project will largely focus on life cycle management strategies for Actimmune (interferon-gamma 1b) including drug delivery approaches and generation of technical data. The post-holder will be based primarily in state-of-the art research facilities within the School of Pharmacy in St. Stephens Green, Dublin. The researcher will join the RCSI/Vidara Therapeutics team and will be well-supported by both the academic and industrial Principal Investigators and will also work closely with third party contractors and CRO’s. This is an ideal position for someone looking to move into the pharmaceutical industry.

Desirable Qualifications and Experience
Ph.D in pharmaceutics, pharmaceutical science, biopharmaceutics, biotechnology or related discipline with experience in bioprocessing, protein characterization and formulation/drug delivery

In particular, candidates should possess:
• PhD (desirable) in one of the areas listed above
• Evidence of peer review publications
• Experience in protein formulation

Please click on the below link to view the job description:
JD_Postdoc_Actimmune _Feb14fin

For informal queries please contact: Prof. Sally-Ann Cryan, School of Pharmacy, RCSI. Email: