Postgraduate Research Opportunities

PhD opportunities available in the School of Pharmacy

The School of Pharmacy have a number of PhD positions available for the next academic year.  Prospective candidates who are interested in pursuing a PhD are strongly advised to contact an academic supervisor in School of Pharmacy to discuss these opportunities. A list of current available positions are listed below:

Open PhD studentship positions (Self-funding candidates or candidates eligible for external funding/sponsorships)

Staff in the School of Pharmacy have a number of PhD positions available.  Applications are considered all year around.  Prospective candidates who are interested in pursuing a PhD are encouraged to contact an academic supervisor in School of Pharmacy to discuss these opportunities.

These projects are ideally suited to candidates that are self-funding or candidates eligible for external funding/sponsorship.  However, in some cases funding may become available with the support of the academic staff member e.g. IRCSET applications.

TitlePhD in the impact of Microbiome effects on drug pharmacokinetics
Supervisor Dr Brendan Griffin
Funding type

None currently available.

Self-funding candidates or candidates eligible for external funding/sponsorships considered

Application deadline
  • Applications accepted all year round
Specific eligibility/funding requirements
  • Applicants must have a first class or upper second-class honours degree in pharmacy, chemistry, chemical engineering or related pharmaceutical sciences/engineering disciplines.
  • Prior expertise in modelling is not essential but the successful candidates should have good mathematical proficiency.
  • Applicants must all meet UCC eligibility requirements for registration as a PhD.
  • Prospective Ph.D. students should have prior practical laboratory experience.
Email enquiry Dr Brendan Griffin - brendan.griffin@ucc.ie 

School of Pharmacy

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