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Postdoctoral Research Assistant - QMUL21807

Department: William Harvey Research Institute
Salary: £34,220 - £38,084 per annum, inclusive of London allowance (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL21807
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 11-Mar-2020
Closing date: 01-May-2020

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The William Harvey Research Institute (WHRI) leads major international programmes investigating the genetic and pathogenic mechanisms of cardiovascular, inflammatory and endocrine diseases. 


Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant with experience in antibody engineering, in particular phage display technology and an experience in translational research in immunology.  The post is a 1 year collaborative research project to develop a novel antibody platform technology. It will be a collaboration between several groups at the WHRI, Barts Cancer Institute, Barts Health and the Blizzard Institute. The successful candidate should have significant experience in antibody engineering, molecular biology techniques and experience working in translational research. Candidates should have a PhD in Immunology or a related biological sciences discipline, with a productive track record, and have experience covering the full range of duties required for the post.


This is a full time, fixed-term appointment for 1 year with possibility of extension another year and is available from the 1st June 2020. Starting salary will be in the range of £34,220 - £38,084 per annum (inclusive of London allowance). The benefits package includes 30 days annual leave; pension scheme and an interest-free season ticket loan.


Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.


For further information, contact Prof Ahuva Nissim on or tel: 020 7882 3990. Further details / application form can be found at

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The closing date for the applications is the 1st May 2020


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