Post Doctoral Research Fellow

Anglia Ruskin University

United Kingdom

October 4, 2022

Description

Job Category

Teaching, Research & Scholarship

Vacancy Type

Fixed term contract

Fixed Term Duration

2 years

Employment Type

Full time

Salary From

£35,333

Salary To

£40,931

Location

Chelmsford

Faculty/Prof Service

Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine & Social Care

Ref No

1855

Closing Date

04/10/2022

Documents

  • Job Description (PDF, 154.2kb)

  • Expectations of Academics (PDF, 161.69kb)

  • About ARU:

    ARU is a global university transforming lives through innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial education and research. We are ranked in the world's top 350 HEIs in the 2021 Times Higher Education World University Rankings and in the top ten mainstream universities in the country for the proportion of UK undergraduates in employment 15 months after graduating. We have campuses in Cambridge, Chelmsford, London and Peterborough with around 2,500 staff and 35,000 students from 180 countries. With a focussed civic mission, we are committed to working with others through education, research and knowledge exchange to enhance the economic, cultural and social wellbeing of the communities in which we work and live.

    About the Role:

    We are offering a 2-year fixed-term post-doctoral research fellowship to work on our current lab research in developing nano-enabled drug carriers to overcome the pan-chemoresistance of cancer stem(-like) cells. We have identified and synthesised several novel compounds that might have anticancer activity. All have shown anticancer activities and at least two have a great potential for commercialisation. The main breakthrough in this research is that these compounds are safe, non-toxic, have potent anticancer activities that reverse pan-chemoresistance (i.e., stronger than some established toxic drugs) and are feasible to synthesise and produce at a large scale compared to already licenced anti-cancer drugs.

    With a degree and PhD or nearing completion or other post-graduate research qualification, ideally in Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Science, Pharmaceutical Chemistry or a related area, you would be responsible for research to develop these novel anticancer compounds and conduct cancer molecular biology studies to establish the mechanism of action for these compounds and explore potential synergies with traditional anticancer studies. Additionally, you will employ formulation science to offer final product solutions for potential in-vivo studies and clinical trials.

    More details about our projects and publications please visit our webpage: https: // aru.ac.uk/health-education-medicine-and-social- care/research/groups/pharmaceutical

    Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Mohammad Najlah, Professor of Pharmaceutics & Nanomedicine at Mohammad.Najlah@aru.ac.uk.

    You will be required to work such hours as are reasonably necessary to perform your duties and may involve occasional evening or weekend work.

    Find out more about working with us.

    We have an agile working culture and offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of our staff and students and expect all staff to share this commitment.

    We value diversity at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

    We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

    Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.

    Guidance Notes:

    For a list of key requirements, please download the Job Description and Person Specification above. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.

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