Amneal Postgraduate Scholarship - Pharmaceutics University College Cork, College of Medicine and Health Ireland

Amneal Postgraduate Scholarship


Job Posted: 08 Feb 2019

Closing Date for Applications: 19 Apr 2019

School: School of Pharmacy

College: College of Medicine and Health

Contract Type: Fixed Term Whole-Time

Job Type: Research

Salary: See advert for details

Amneal Postgraduate Scholarship at University College Cork, Ireland in the area of Pharmaceutics


UCC invites applications for the first Amneal Postgraduate Scholarship which has been established to promote research excellence through the Industrial application of Pharmaceutics. This scholarship aims to support a Masters student and integrate them into academic research conducted within an Industrial Pharmaceutical setting at Amneal Ireland Ltd. Cashel, Co. Tipperary, Ireland. The scholarship is targeted at high performing students with an interest in the Industrial application of Pharmaceutical Research.


Project Title: Analytical Verification of the Absorption and Recovery of Drug Substances from Pharmaceutical Plant Surfaces.



Understanding the adsorption and desorption behaviour of drug substances from pharmaceutical plant surfaces is a critical element of pharmaceutical manufacturing. This project is focused on the analytical verification of drug adsorption and desorption behaviour using conventional analytical techniques such as RP-HPLC supported by more advanced analytical methodology.


The successful candidate will be registered as a MSc (Research) at the School of Pharmacy, University College Cork, Ireland. The research project will be predominately conducted at Amneal Ireland Ltd. Cashel, Co. Tipperary, Ireland with visits to the School of Pharmacy, University College Cork for supporting studies and supervisory meetings.



Students who have attained at least a Second Class Honours, Grade 1 (or equivalent) in pharmacy, chemistry, food science or relevant discipline. Applicants must be self-motivated with good communication, organisational and writing skills. The successful applicant will be asked to proceed through the Postgraduate Applications Centre (PAC, for formal registration.


Terms and Conditions

Conditions of the scholarship:

  • The scholarship shall be awarded for the purpose of proceeding to a MSc (research) in Pharmaceutics at UCC.
  • The scholarship shall be awarded for one year.
  • The scholarship consists of student stipend of €18,000, tuition fees equivalent to EU fee rates (non-EU members may apply but would need to cover extra fees themselves).
  • The MSc research project will be conducted in Amneal Ireland Ltd. Cashel, Co. Tipperary, Ireland.
  • Applications shall be considered by a Board.
  • The preferred start date for the research is start of September 2019.


For queries, please contact Dr Abina Crean at


To Apply:

Written applications including CV, and details of two academic referees should be sent by email to


Closing Date: 19th April, 2019

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