Recruitment still has discrimination

The results of the Attitudes to employability and talent report, show an enourmous disparity between perceptions of what makes a person employable s and the number of those actively sourcing these individuals, in a range of diverse group. Ten percent of people surveyed were targeting parents returning to work in hiring activity Nine percent older workers Eleven percent individuals with disabilities. […]

Are you a Pharmacist or Scientist near Durham, wanting to return to research after a career break?

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The fellowship will be held within the Division of Pharmacy at the School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health at Durham University.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 31st May 2015

The Fellowship is intended for a pharmacist or scientist wishing to return after a career break, to research in medicinal or synthetic chemistry, pharmacy, material science or a related discipline. If the applicant does not hold a pharmacy qualification, the area of research should fall within Pharmacy Research UK’s research priority areas of medicines optimisation/pharmaceutical care, accessing medicines in a modern era, the roles and competencies of pharmacy technicians, patient & professional experience & understanding of pharmacy and the contribution of pharmacy to public health.

 

For further information please contact Dr Andy Husband ([email protected]) at Durham University. (more…)

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