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Laboratory Manager (maternity cover) - QMUL24908

Department: Blizard Institute
Salary: £34,220 - £37,076 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL24908
Location: Whitechapel
Date posted: 14-Jul-2021
Closing date: 04-Aug-2021

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About the Role

We are seeking a project manager (maternity cover) interested in taking on a challenging role with considerable scope for independent personal growth. In addition to managing infrastructure and resources to support progresses within the Marino Research Group, the successful candidate will be expected to provide technical support to the research team, train new lab members, as well as partake in writing grants, budget planning/management and liaising with our collaborators, including clinical partners.

About You

Applicants should have a BSc or equivalent in relevant biological sciences, be motivated, self-driven and able to work in a diverse group including experimental, computational and clinical researchers.

About the Institute

The Blizard Institute is the largest of seven Institutes within Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London. The Institute provides a stimulating scientific environment and state of the art infrastructure and facilities. It comprises approximately 400 staff and supports a combined total of c750 postgraduate research and taught students. The Institute delivers excellence in all aspects of research, teaching and clinical service.


The post is full time, fixed term appointment for 9 months based at the Whitechapel Campus in London, to start as soon as possible. The starting salary will be Grade 4, in the range of £34,220 - £37,076 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. We offer access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.


Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Silvia Marino at or on +44 (0)20 7882 2585.

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The closing date for applications is 04 August 2021.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.


The School of Medicine and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science.

The School of Medicine holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award.  We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers. We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support. As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality


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