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Postdoctoral Research Assistant - QMUL17364

Department: Centre for Cancer and Inflammation, Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £33,615 - £37,411 per annum inclusive of London Allowance (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL17364
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 06-Mar-2019
Closing date: 03-Apr-2019

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Applications are sought for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant to work on multi-cellular 3D cancer models. The post will be based in the group of Professor Frances Balkwill, Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University of London in the Charterhouse Square Campus but will collaborate with the partners of the Cancer Research UK City of London (CRUK CoL) Centre.

The postholder will undertake research investigations under the supervision of the Principal Investigator (PI) and CRUK CoL Centre collaborators to contribute to the development of multi-cellular 3D cancer models for assessing novel biological therapies. The project will also involve a range of different molecular and cell biology techniques relevant to cancer research. The candidate will join an highly collaborative and interactive team with strong links.

Essential requirements for this post include a PhD in a relevant tissue engineering or biological subject and an undergraduate degree in a biological or engineering subject. Research laboratory experience in cell biology is essential. Experience in the field of bioengineering and appropriate publication records 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 and will be initially for two years with a possibility of a further one year. Starting salary will be in the range £33,615 - £37,411 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 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.

Informal enquiries about this post can be made to the Centre Administrator Nick Summerfield

Details about Barts Cancer Institute can be found at and CRUK CoL Centre

The closing date is 3rd April 2019 and interviews are likely to be held shortly thereafter.

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