Department: Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £31,613 - £33,324 per annum (Grade 4)
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 01-Oct-2020
Closing date: 30-Oct-2020
About the Role
Applications are sought for a Research Assistant to assist and provide scientific and technical support for research projects within the Centre as directed by the grant holder/Principal Investigator. The research will be based in the Centre for Genomics and Computational 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 BSc degree (minimum 2i) in a relevant biological discipline. Research laboratory experience in mammalian cell culture is essential. Knowledge in the field of proteomics and drug testing would be an advantage. A demonstrated ability to communicate well, work within a team and maintain good laboratory records are also essential.
About the School/Department/Institute/Project
The Barts Cancer Institute (BCI) hosts some of the most eminent cancer research teams in London. As part of the Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry (Queen Mary University of London), research at the BCI focuses on how to reduce the burden of disease and improve patient survival through early detection and diagnosis and the discovery and development of more effective and innovative therapies. The post holder will contribute to this ethos with a project focused on the development of more effective companion diagnostics for precision medicine.
We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.
The post is based at the Charterhouse Square campus in London. It is full time (35 hours per week), fixed term appointment for 18 months. The starting salary will be Grade 4, in the range of £31,613 - £33,324 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.
Informal enquiries should be addressed to Pedro Cutillas at firstname.lastname@example.org or on +44 (0) 020 7882 8266.
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The closing date for applications is Friday 30th October 2020.
Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.
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