Current vacancies

Current vacancies

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow - School of Pharmacy & Biomolecular Sciences



Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the Development of Computational Chemistry Approaches for Predicting Toxicity and the Validation of Predictions – 12 months temporary position

£25,013 - £29,836 per annum

A twelve month fixed term post-doctoral fellowship (with possibility of extension) is available in the School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences.  The fellowship will involve the development and validation of computer-based models to predict toxic effects of active pharmaceutical ingredients.  Specifically this will include the validation of models developed within the eTox IMI Project.  In addition, the candidate will assist in the administration of the project.  Candidates should have, or be expecting soon to obtain, a Ph.D. with a strong background in any chemoinformatic, chemical, biochemical, toxicological or computational science, or a related field.  Familiarity with the eTox Project would be an advantage.

Liverpool John Moores University is internationally recognised for its work in in silico toxicology.  The successful applicant will be expected to integrate with other research being undertaken in this and related areas.

Informal enquiries to Mark Cronin (, School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, Byrom Street, Liverpool, L3 3AF, England. Tel. 0151 231 2402.

The anticipated start date is 1st June 2014 or thereabouts.

Contract Type:  Fixed Term  Hours:  Full Time 
Job Type:  Academic  Vacancy Type:  Academic / Research Vacancies 
Closing Date: 21/04/2014
Ref No: 788

Employability Adviser - (approx 9 months maternity cover)



Employability Adviser - (approx. 9 months fixed term maternity leave cover)

£25,013 - £29,836 per annum  

This is a key post working with and supporting all LJMU students and graduates to make successful, well-informed transitions and particularly into the world of work. Acting as the front line for all student enquiries and working with other colleagues in the centre to deliver a range of activities and programmes including the World of Work Skills Certificate Process.

We are seeking a highly motivated, pro active team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and an outgoing personality, who has experience within a student information and advice role. An understanding of graduate employability and familiarity with the World of Work Skills Process as well as experience of assessing student work and providing high quality formative feedback will be an advantage.

The World of Work Careers Centre

The LJMU World of Work Centre offers a range of services designed to support students and graduates in developing skills, experiences and the confidence needed to succeed as professionals and also provides a focus for the development and verification of the  World of  Work Skills Certificate Process.

The Delivery Team consists of Careers Advisers, Employability Advisers and Trainers who operate within the World of Work Careers Centre and across the faculties, providing careers information, advice and guidance to both undergraduates and graduates regarding employability in addition to delivery and support of the World of Work Skills process through academic engagement and integration with programmes






Contract Type:  Fixed Term  Hours:  Full Time 
Job Type:  Admin  Vacancy Type:  Other Vacancies 
Closing Date: 23/04/2014
Ref No: 777


Dry Powder Aerosolisation Performance Project Officer Fixed term for 3 months

Dry Powder Aerosolisation Performance Project Officer

£25,013 - £29,836 per annum pro rata

Fixed term for 3 months, Up to 30 days

Vacancy Ref: 783

The School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Science is looking to recruit a Dry Powder Aerosolisation Performance Project Officer to work on a fixed term basis until 31st July 2014.

The position will require the successful applicant to undertake capsule based dry powder aerosolisation testing and will be based at the School of Pharmacy & Bimolecular Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University. 

The term of the post will be approximately 30 days spread over a period of 2-3 months.

Applicants will preferably be a post graduate with expertise in the area of dry powder aerosolisation testing using cascade impactors and characterisation of formulations via capsule based devices.  You will have previous experience of undertaking dry powder formulation aerosolisation testing and characterisation. A postgraduate degree in pharmaceutical technology or related field and an ability to analyse data and communicate information in oral and written form is essential.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Dr Imran Saleem, Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Technology


Contract Type:  Fixed Term  Hours:  Part Time 
Job Type:  Research  Vacancy Type:  Other Vacancies 
Closing Date: 22/04/2014
Ref No: 783

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