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Postdoctoral Research Assistant - QMUL16359

Department: William Harvey Research Institute
Salary: £33,615- 37,411 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL16359
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 11-Oct-2018
Closing date: 08-Nov-2018

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This post sits within the William Harvey Research Institute:, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, part of Queen Mary University of London. The SMD is a leading medical and dental school that offers international levels of excellence in research and teaching as well as providing clinical service for a population of unrivalled ethnic diversity in east London and the wider Thames Gateway. Further information can be found attached and at

The William Harvey Research Institute leads major international programmes investigating the genetic and pathogenic mechanisms of cardiovascular, inflammatory and endocrine diseases. The Institute is also closely integrated with other Institutes within Barts and The London Medical School, which was ranked in the top 4 UK Medical Schools in the 2013 UK Research Excellence Framework.

Applications are invited for the Diabetes UK-funded position of Postdoctoral Research Assistant within the Centre for Biochemical Pharmacology, Cardiovascular Immunology Team. The appointee will join an internationally recognised and highly motivated team of scientists investigating the mechanisms of T lymphocyte trafficking. 

Experience in experimental diabetes models, microscopy techniques, molecular biology and biochemistry will be highly desirable. Applicants must also have excellent technical, computing, communication and team working skills. The successful candidate should have a PhD in a related biological sciences discipline or equivalent professional experience and have experience covering the full range of duties required for the post.

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.

The post is full time and fixed-term for 36 months in the first instance. Salary will be in the range £ 33,615- 37,411 per annum inclusive of London Allowance dependent upon experience. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

For job details including a full job profile, person specification and information about how to apply please go to: and search reference number QMUL16359.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Prof. Federica Marelli-Berg

Queries regarding the application process should go to

The closing date for the post is 8th November 2018

Interviews are likely to be held shortly afterwards

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