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Postdoctoral Research Assistant - QMUL12045

Department: Centre for Haemato-Oncology
Salary: £32,405 - £38,062 (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL12045
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 13-Jul-2017
Closing date: 13-Aug-2017

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Barts Cancer Institute

Centre for Haemato-Oncology


Applications are sought for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant to undertake research in epigenetic regulation of haematological malignancies within the Centre for Haemato-Oncology. The successful applicant will have a PhD in Molecular, Cellular or Developmental Biology or similar and an undergraduate degree in a biological subject. The research will be based in the Centre for Haemato-Oncology, Barts Cancer Institute, within the Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London.

Essential requirements for this post include knowledge of epigenetic genome regulation and laboratory experience in nuclear dynamics and genome biology. Experience with NextGen sequencing (including ChIP-Seq) would be an advantage. A demonstrated ability to communicate well, work within a team and maintain good laboratory records are also essential.

The post is full time for 2- 3 years depending on start date. Starting salary will be in the range £32,405 - £38,062 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, a defined benefit pension scheme and an interest free season ticket loan.

The Barts Cancer Institute requires that applicants invited for interview will need to provide all certificates to confirm their qualifications (specified in the Job Description).

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries about this post, including arrangements to visit the Institute/Centre, can be made to Dr Andrejs Braun by email

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The closing date is 13 August 2017 and interviews are likely to be held in late August 2017

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