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Senior Research Assistant - QMUL23469

Department: William Harvey Research Institute
Salary: £34,220- £40,194 (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL23469
Location: West Smithfield
Date posted: 16-Dec-2020
Closing date: 15-Jan-2021

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School of Medicine and Dentistry/William Harvey Research Institute/Department of Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging
Post title: Senior Research Assistant Post ref:  QMUL23469

About the Role
The primary purpose of the role is to author, develop and implement related BBR policies, procedures and Protocols and to recruit patients to the BBR; this will be achieved by obtaining the consent of patients managed by Cardiac Services at Barts Health NHS Trust so as to procure and process their healthcare data and physical samples which should also allow for future contact or follow up after their recruitment into new research studies.

About You
The successful candidate is expected to have a post graduate degree or equivalent professional experience in a relevant field and to be clinically competent and a highly motivated individual. 

About the School/Department/Institute/Project
The Bart’s BioResource (BBR) is part of Barts Health NHS Trust and the William Harvey Research Institute at Queen Mary University of London.  It is a world leading pharmacological centre with cardiovascular disease as one of its therapeutic innovation areas.

The BBR consists of a coordinating team that is mainly responsible for the management and running of the largest cardiovascular bio-resource in the UK and EU.

About Queen Mary
At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.

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 West Smithfield Campus in London. It is full time (35 hours per week), fixed term appointment for 1 year. The starting salary will be Grade 4, in the range of £34,220 - £40,194 per annum (pro-rata), 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 (Laura Dexter) at .

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The closing date for applications is 15 December 2020.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter. 

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.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

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