Human Resources

Explainer - QMUL12466

Department: Blizard Institute
Salary: £21,271 pro rata (Grade 2)
Reference: QMUL12466
Date posted: 08-Sep-2017
Closing date: 08-Oct-2017

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Blizard Institute

Centre of the Cell


(Part-time, 0.8 FTE)

Centre of the Cell is the first science education centre in the world to be located within medical research laboratories. The Centre is located in Whitechapel, Tower Hamlets, East London.

Applications are invited for the posts of Explainer at the Centre of the Cell. The postholder will be the first point of contact for visitors to Centre of the Cell and will deliver high-quality Centre of the Cell sessions inside the Centre and on outreach events. The postholder would also be presenting the Pod sessions, workshops and science shows at the Centre and on outreach events.

Candidates must be able to organise a varied workload, use judgment and initiative and communicate effectively with a diverse range of organisations, groups and individuals. Excellent presentation and communications skills are essential. Candidates must be willing to be flexible on hours of work on a regular basis

The post is part-time (0.8 FTE / 4 days a week) for 1 year, starting from October 2017 or soon after. The days of work are flexible and will be negotiated with successful candidates. Starting salary will be £21,271 (pro rata) inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave (pro rata) and defined benefit pension scheme.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Ms Katie Chambers at or on 020 7882 2565.

Details about Centre of the Cell can be found at

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The closing date for the applications is on 08 October 2017.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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