Human Resources

Laboratory Assistant for Dentistry - QMUL23874

Department: Institute of Dentistry
Salary: £22,212 - £25,685 per annum (Grade 2)
Reference: QMUL23874
Location: Whitechapel
Date posted: 08-Jun-2021
Closing date: 22-Jun-2021

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The Institute of Dentistry (IoD) is one of seven Institutes in the School of Medicine and Dentistry (SMD) and has been conducting internationally recognised research in oral and dental sciences for more than a century.  The IoD is located in the stunning £78m Royal London Dental Hospital and is home to the QMUL Dental School; the top rated UK Dental School for quality of dental research, as assessed in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.

The Institute now seeks to appoint a Laboratory Assistant to join the existing team of clinical skills laboratory staff providing support for the provision of services to students, staff and visitors to the Lab.

The post is full time and indefinite with an immediate start date. Starting salary will be in the Grade 2 salary range from £22,212 - £25,685 per annum inclusive of London Allowance dependent on skills and experience.


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.

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 and application enquiries should be addressed to Sally McFadyen,

Details about the Institute can be found at:

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The closing date for applications is 22 June 2021, and Interviews to take place shortly after.

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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