Classic KTP Vacancy advertisement details

Reference: 3850/2

Location: Belfast, Antrim, BT3 9DT
Salary: £29,000 - £34,000 per annum
Qualification required: Biomedicine, Biomedical Sciences
Closing Date: 27 March 2019
KTP Advert Ref: 3850/2
We wish to recruit a highly skilled and motivated graduate to work in SiSaf in collaboration with Queen’s University Belfast for 24 months. Through this Knowledge Transfer Partnership, SiSaf seeks to develop formulations to reduce the frequency of intravitreal injections with targeting and controlled release of known drugs for treatment of age related macular degeneration (AMD) to reduce and prevent blindness. The postholder will develop both industry and academic skills in biotechnology, drug delivery and pre-clinical molecular pathology in in vitro and in vivo systems. The postholder will be based between both the SiSaf research laboratories (Jordanstown, Newtownabbey) and Queen’s University laboratories, with meetings at SiSaf’s offices, Innovation Centre, Catalyst Inc, Belfast.
Skills required: Qualifications we require:
Hold (or be about to obtain) a PhD degree in a relevant Biomedicine area or a closely related subject.

Essential skills we require as a minimum:
Three years relevant work or research experience* to include:
Molecular cell biology skills.
Experience working with in vitro and in vivo model systems.
Ability to design and to establish experimental set-ups.
High quality publication record commensurate with stage of career, recent PhD graduates should demonstrate evidence of publishable quality data produced from their project.
*can include relevant experience gained through a higher degree, student project or placement.

It’s desirable that the successful candidate has…
Experience in ophthalmology.
Experience in drug formulation.
Experience in drug delivery.
Experience in imaging techniques.
Experience in preparing SOPs.
Experience in a quality management system (e.g. ISO 9001 or other standards).
Experience in working in a commercial biotech industry.
Knowledge Base Partner: Queen's University Belfast
Company partner: SiSaf Limited
Company business area: Develop drugs using its bio-courier platform technology, ProSilic®, a novel method of drug delivery with an almost unlimited potential for different drug delivery applications.
Contact: KTP at QUB, Research & Enterprise Directorate
QUB
63 University Rd
Belfast
BT7 1HF, Tel: 028 90973970
ktp@qub.ac.uk
Additional Info: https://bit.ly/2SuAQcf

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