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Research Assistant - QMUL16740

Department: Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £31,054 - £32,735 (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL16740
Date posted: 01-Nov-2018
Closing date: 15-Nov-2018

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Barts Cancer Institute

Centre for Cancer and Inflammation 

Research Assistant


Applications are sought for a Research Assistant to assist and provide scientific and technical support for research projects within the Centre as directed by the grant holder/Principal Investigator. The research will be based in the Centre for Cancer and Inflammation, 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 a BSc degree in a relevant biological discipline. Research laboratory experience in cancer biology is essential. Knowledge in the field of molecular biology techniques 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 a full time, fixed term position for two years. Starting salary will be in the range £31,054 to £32,735 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and an interest free season ticket loan.

The Barts Cancer Institute requires applicants to provide all certificates at interview 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 Vicky Sanz-Moreno, tel: 0207 882 3587 or email

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To apply, and for full job details, please visit the Human Resources website on and search for reference QMUL16740.

The closing date is Thursday 15th November 2018 and interviews are likely to be held in the week commencing Monday 19th November 2018.


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