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Postdoctoral Research Assistant - QMUL20244

Department: Centre for Tumour Biology, Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £34,220-£40,194 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL20244
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 17-Oct-2019
Closing date: 17-Nov-2019

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Overview:

Applications are sought for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant to undertake research investigations in collaboration with and under the supervision of the Principal Investigator (PI) in order to realise the objectives and development of the research programme. 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 a PhD in a relevant biological subject and an undergraduate degree in a biological subject. Significant research laboratory experience with in vitro and in vivo models of cancer is essential. Experience in the field cancer biology 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, fixed term position for three years.  Starting salary will be in the range £34,220-£40,194 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 applicants to provide all certificates at interview 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 to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries about this post, including arrangements to visit the Institute/Centre, can be made Dr Barrie Peck, email b.peck@qmul.ac.uk

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

To apply, and for full job details, please click on the apply link below.

The closing date is 17 November 2019 and interviews are likely to be held on shortly thereafter.

 

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The School of Medicine and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science.

The School of Medicine holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award.  We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers.  We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support.  As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

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