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Postdoctoral Research Assistant - QMUL19343

Department: Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £33,615- £39,483 per annum inclusive of London Allowance (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL19343
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 06-Aug-2019
Closing date: 10-Sep-2019

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Overview:

Applications are sought for a postdoctoral research assistant to investigate the role of proangiogenic agents in heart failure. The successful applicant will have extensive expertise in mouse and zebrafish models of heart and heart failure; mouse models of TAC, and MI; mouse models of treatment with TAC and MI; Doppler ultrasound in heart failure and MI. 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: expert experience in mouse and zebrafish models of heart and heart failure; mouse models of TAC, and MI; mouse models of treatment with TAC and MI; Doppler ultrasound in heart failure and MI. Experience with blood vessel moulators 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 and for 18 months starting from 1st October 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. Starting salary will be in the range £33,615 - £39,483 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. 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 email d.gardner@qmul.ac.uk

Details about Barts Cancer Institute can be found at https://www.bartscancer.london/

To apply, please visit the Human Resources website on http://www.hr.qmul.ac.uk/vacancies and search for reference QMUL19343.

The Closing date is 10th September 2019 and interviews are likely to be held hortly afterwards.

 

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