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Teaching Assistant - QMUL25182

Department: William Harvey Research Institute
Salary: £34,733 - £40,797 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL25182
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 27-Aug-2021
Closing date: 19-Sep-2021

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About the Role

Applications are invited for a motivated and committed Teaching Assistant to support our programme leads in the delivery, development, assessment and administration of several of our postgraduate taught programmes including Clinical Drug Development, Healthcare Research Methods and Clinical Research and Forensic Medical Sciences.

About You

The successful candidate will be dynamic and able to prioritise a busy and varied workload. Experience of teaching support in higher education is essential as well as enjoying being in a student-facing role.

About the WHRI

The William Harvey Research Institute (WHRI) is well known for its strategic commitment to the highest quality teaching and offers excellent educational, cultural and social experiences for students thanks to its rich heritage. The Institute as a whole consists of some 375 staff, with another over 100 further Honorary and Visiting staff, often clinicians based at Barts and the London Health Trust.

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 Square Campus in London. It is a full time permanent appointment with an expected start date in October 2021. The starting salary will be Grade 4 in the range of £34,733 - £40,797 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 Nikolas Lemos at and Dr Dunja Aksentijevic at

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

The closing date for applications is 19th September 2021.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly after the closing date. 


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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