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Postdoctoral Researcher - QMUL13647

Department: Centre for Primary Care and Public Health - Blizard Institute
Salary: £32,956 - £38,709 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL13647
Date posted: 19-Dec-2017
Closing date: 17-Jan-2018

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We are seeking a postdoctoral Resercher to undertake research on vitamin D and tuberculosis under the supervision of Professor Adrian Martineau at the Blizard Institute, Barts and The London School of Medicine.  This position is fixed-term for 14 months in the first instance.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the conduct of clinical studies investigating effects of high-dose vitamin D on pulmonary inflammation, and evaluating a novel diagnostic test for latent TB infection.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD, and will have experience of recruiting participants to clinical studies.  Experience of phlebotomy is essential.

The post is full time and fixed term for 14 months, starting in March 2018.  Starting salary will be in the range £32,956 - £38,709 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.  Benefits include 30 days annual leave, defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

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 should be addressed to Professor Adrian Martineau at

Details about the Blizard Institute can be found at

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The closing date for applications is 17 January 2018.  Interviews will be held shortly thereafter.

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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.

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