Lecturer (Education) Opportunity in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology at Queen’s University Belfast – CQC Joint College

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Job Title: Lecturer (Education)

Job Reference: 23/111235

Date Posted: 04/09/2023

Application Closing Date: 18/09/2023

Salary: £41,331 – £57,141 per annum

Job Category/Type: Academic

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Job Description:

China Medical University – Queen’s University of Belfast Joint College (CQC) was established in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) through a long-standing friendship between Queen’s School of Pharmacy and the China Medical University (CMU), one of the foremost medical universities in China. CQC is a College that has full approval from the China Ministry of Education (MoE) and was created in accordance with the MoE ‘Cooperation in Running Schools’ (CIRS) Regulations. The first students graduated from CQC in July 2018, with many opportunities thereafter for CQC graduates to enter onto postgraduate courses at Queen’s Schools in Belfast.

The School of Pharmacy at Queen’s University Belfast is currently seeking an exceptional candidate for the position of Lecturer (Education). The successful candidate will be responsible for directing and delivering education for the School’s portfolio of research postgraduate programs in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology. They will also contribute to administration, outreach, and citizenship as required, in addition to maintaining a portfolio of appropriate scholarly activity.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Honours degree in pharmacy, pharmaceutical science, biochemistry, biology, biotechnology, or a related field.
  • Obtained or about to obtain a PhD in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology.
  • Evidence of the ability to publish.
  • Evidence of effective and innovative teaching experience, commensurate with the career stage.
  • Ability to contribute to teaching in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology.
  • Ability to design course materials and plan/organize the delivery and assessment of taught courses in their own specialism.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to work independently.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to convey complex information concisely and clearly.
  • Experience of teaching non-native speakers in English.

Please note that the above qualifications and requirements are not exhaustive. For further information about the role, including essential and desirable criteria, please click on the Candidate Information link below.

Contract Type:

This is a fixed-term post for 5 years. Fixed-term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but may be renewed or made permanent in particular circumstances, subject to the availability of funding.


At Queen’s, our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member, you will become part of a vibrant organizational culture that provides opportunities for continuous learning and development. We offer an excellent employment package, including:

  • Great terms & conditions
  • Pension schemes
  • Flexible working arrangements that allow you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager through a blend of remote and office working
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for health & mental wellbeing
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 8.4 weeks a year (comprising 23 days annual leave, 10 closure days, and 9 bank holidays)

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Race) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) to help us progress equality. We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan.

For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion, please visit: www.qub.ac.uk/diversity; www.qub.ac.uk/qgi, and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/

Application Instructions:

Please apply through the provided link, including all necessary documents and details, by the application closing date of 18/09/2023.

Link to apply

Note: This job post is based on the information provided and should be adapted to the specific requirements of the job posting platform, if necessary.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr. Lei Wang via email at l.wang@qub.ac.uk

Candidate Information

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