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Lecturer in Molecular Pharmacology - QMUL25355

Department: William Harvey Research Institute
Salary: £43,069 - £53,625 per annum (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL25355
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 17-Sep-2021
Closing date: 30-Sep-2021

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About the Role

The Institute is looking for an outstanding individual to join the WHRI’s vibrant working environment. The successful candidate will become a Lecturer will contribute to the intellectual life of the School / Institute and wider institution and research field of molecular pharmacology, as well as taking a full part in the educational goals of WHRI. 

About You

The successful candidate will have a PhD in pharmacy or pharmacology, with experience and skills in the area of inflammation research as well as an established record of publication in well-regarded journals. The post will focus on therapeutic innovation, and will aim to develop an exciting research programme on drug discovery, bringing together pharmacogenomics and other system biology approaches to complement experimental models of disease. Skills and experience in these areas in addition to bioinformatics are also necessary.

About the Institute

The William Harvey Research Institute (WHRI) was established in 1986 and is one of eight Institutes within Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, QMUL. The Institute comprises over 580 staff based in eight academic Centres, and around 300 postgraduate research and taught students. The Institute aims to deliver research and teaching excellence across three general themes: cardiovascular, inflammation and endocrinology within which are also embedded groups of excellence in intensive care and renal disease.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, 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.

The post is based at the Charterhouse Campus in London. It is full time (35 hours per week), permanent appointment, with an expected start date of 1 January 2022. The starting salary will be Grade 5/6, in the range of £43,069 - £53,625 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

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 Mauro Perretti at or on +44 (0) 020 7882 8782.

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 30 September 2021.

Interviews are expected to be held in October 2021 or shortly thereafter.

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