Research Associate (fixed-term) (ED11434)

University of Bath
March 11, 2024
Offerd Salary:£37,099
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Contract Type:fixed-term position
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Job title Research Associate (fixed-term)

Department Life Sciences

Salary Starting from £37,099, rising to £44,263

Grade Grade 7

Contract Type Full Time, Fixed Term

Placed on Monday 05 February 2024

Closing date Monday 11 March 2024

Interview date Monday 25 March 2024

Reference ED11434


Would you like to join a vibrant research lab in the University of Bath?

About the role:

We are seeking an experienced and motivated Postdoctoral Associate to join our team of scientists and conduct translational research in biopharmaceutics.

Selected candidate will join research projects sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation focusing on developing new tools to accelerate global health paediatric drug development.

The goal is to “Link lab to patient” with the development of reliable, predictive and physiologically relevant in vitro and in silico models of oral drug absorption as a function of age that can be used to facilitate the paediatric drug/formulation development process.

In this role, a typical day may include: generating in vitro biopharmaceutics data (solubility, dissolution, etc.) and translating in vitro results using PBPK modelling.

This is a fixed-term position for 24 months.

Additional information:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education Required: Ph.D. in Basic Science, Pharmacy or other Health Science, Engineering or a related field;
  • At least one year of experience in generating in vitro biopharmaceutics data and HPLC analysis;
  • At least one year of experience in PBPK modelling
  • What we can offer you:
  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance
  • we are a family-friendly University and with an increasingly agile workforce, are open to flexible working arrangements
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities
  • a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for: Relocation allowance, Visa Reimbursement, Interest-Free Loan.
  • Find out more about our benefits.

    We consider ourselves to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams.

    We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

    Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

    Further details:
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  • Terms and Conditions of Employment

  • We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.

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