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Research Technician **Internal Only** - QMUL26453

Department: William Harvey Research Institute
Salary: £28,208 - £34,733 per annum (Grade 3)
Reference: QMUL26453
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 19-Oct-2021
Closing date: 26-Oct-2021

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About You

The post holder will have Minimum of 2 A’ Levels in relevant subjects (or equivalent qualification), or equivalent professional experience, a Higher Education qualification(s) or extensive work experience in a scientific/technical role. The post-holder will also have experience of venepuncture, consenting skills and a valid, in-date GCP Certificate.

The successful candidate will also have experience of working within the William Harvey Heart Centre previously and have experience working on cardiovascular studies within the unit.

About the School/Department/Institute/Project

As one of the largest of the School of Medicine and Dentistry’s six Institutes, the William Harvey Research Institute (WHRI), based at QMUL’s Charterhouse Square campus, is a world leading Pharmacological Centre with a vibrant, multidisciplinary research and education environment devoted to therapeutic innovation in cardiovascular, endocrine and inflammatory diseases.

The William Harvey Heart Centre specialises in delivering clinical trials to patients in the following specialities: Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Dementia, & Neurological Disorders.

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 full time (35 hours per week), fixed term appointment for 3 months, with an expected start date of October 2021. The starting salary will be Grade 3, in the range of £28,208 - £34,733 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 Zoe Prime at or on +44 (0) 020 7882 5663.

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

The closing date for applications is 26 October 2021.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.


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