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Postgraduate Research Assistant - QMUL17422

Department: Centre for Tumour Biology, Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £33,615 - £44,015 per annum (depending on experience) inclusive of London Allowance (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL17422
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 15-Jan-2019
Closing date: 26-Feb-2019

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Applications are sought for a postdoctoral research Assistant to carry out research on exploiting the tumour microenvironment (TME) for improved cancer therapy in the laboratory of Prof Hodivala-Dilke. The successful applicant will have a strong track record in in vivo cancer models, and the cell and molecular biology of cancer. The research will be based in the Centre for Tumour Biology, 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 in vivo experience of cancer models and the TME. Experience with bioinformatics would be an advantage. A demonstrated ability to communicate well, work within a team, publish at a high level and maintain good laboratory records are also essential.

The post is full time for 3 years starting as soon as possible. Starting salary will be in the range £33,615 - £44,015 per annum (depending on experience) 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.  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 Denise Gardner email

Details about Barts Cancer Institute can be found at

The closing date is 26th February 2019 and interviews are likely to be held shortly thereafter.

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