Research Support Officer, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology and School of Pharmacy

University College Cork


September 29, 2022


Research Support Officer, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology and School of Pharmacy

12 Months, Fixed-term, Whole-time Post

Position summary

A vacancy exists for a Research Support Officer to join our vaccine formulation team, jointly based in the School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology and in the School of Pharmacy, UCC The research builds on our significant expertise in developing and commercialising novel vaccines and delivery platforms. This project focuses on developing novel formulations to stabilise vaccines out of cold chain, in collaboration with an industrial partner. This project will utilise pharmaceutical methods and principles to enhance the stability of a live vaccine. The research requires prior expertise in biopharmaceutical formulation.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, motivated scientist in the pharmaceutical and vaccine sciences, with an ability to work to a high standard. The scientist must have direct experience of working in vaccine or biopharmaceutical formulation. The scientist must have excellent communication motivation, planning, organising skills and previously demonstrated innovation and the ability to work as part of a team. The scientist should preferably have a track record in publishing previous work, hold a primary and/or secondary degree in Pharmacy and have experience of working in a commercial environment.

Post Duration: 12 months

Salary: €37,000 p.a. (Personal Rate)

Project Title: Vaccine Formulation

For an information package including further details of the post see https: //

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Dr. Anne Moore, School of Biochemistry & Cell Biology, Tel: + 353 (0) 21 4205424; Email: .

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal (https: // Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to, quoting the job-title and project name.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Thursday, 29 September 2022. No late applications will be accepted.

UCC is committed to creating and fully embracing an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated. As a University we strive to create a workplace that reflects the diversity of our student population where people from a wide variety of backgrounds learn from one another, share ideas, and work collaboratively. UCC is committed to being an employer that recognises the value of diversity amongst its staff. We encourage applicants to consult our policies at https: // www. and initiatives at https: // www. and we welcome applications from everyone, including those who are underrepresented in the protected characteristics set out in our Equal Opportunities & Diversity Policy.

Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector.


Contact Person : Dr. Anne Moore Contact Email : Job ID : 059931 Contact Number : Close Date : 29-Sep-2022 12:00

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