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Postdoctorial Research Assistant *Internal Only* - QMUL18375

Department: Centre for Molecular Oncology, Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £33,615- £39,483 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL18375
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 12-Apr-2019
Closing date: 26-Apr-2019

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Applications are sought for a Postdoctorial Research Assistant maternity leave cover post to investigate the diagnostic value of platelet molecular changes for prostate cancer. The successful applicant should have a PhD in a relevant subject area. The research will be based in the Centre for Molecular 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 significant research laboratory experience in biomarker study and/or translational molecular study and knowledge of molecular analysis techniques.Experience with clinical sample collection and processing and miRNA quantification 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 8 months starting as soon as possible.  Starting salary will be in the range (£33,615- £39,483) per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave pro rata, a defined benefit 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 Dr Yong-Jie Lu tel: 020 7882 3597 or email

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The Closing date is 26 April 2019 and interviews are likely to be held in the week commencing on 6 May 2019

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