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Postdoctoral Research Assistant - QMUL16714

Department: Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £33,615 - £38,434 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL16714
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 12-Nov-2018
Closing date: 01-Jan-2019

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Applications are sought for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant to work on a Bloodwise funded programme award investigating inherited froms of leukaemia and the functional characterisation of novel predisposing germ-line mutations. The successful applicant 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 a PhD in a relevant biological discipline and significant laboratory experience in molecular and cellular biology in gene characterisation. Experience in cancer research 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 18 months (starting from Jan 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter). Starting salary will be in the range of £33,615 – £38,434 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, a 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 ot remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries about this post, including arrangements to visit the Institute/Centre, can be made to Professor Jude Fitzgibbon or Dr Ana Rio-Machin tel: 02078823814 or email

Details about Barts Cancer Institute can be found at

To apply, please visit the Human Resources website on and search for reference QMUL16714.

The Closing date is 1st January 2019.

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