Department: Blizard Institute
Salary: £34,220 per annum (Grade 4)
Date posted: 07-Jan-2021
Closing date: 21-Jan-2021
About the Role
We are looking to appoint a highly motivated Research Assistant to join the group of Dr Yung-Yao Lin at the Blizard Institute to work on a stem cell based-bioengineering project, an exciting collaboration with Prof Julien Gautrot and Dr John Connelly.
Potential applicants with a PhD degree in a relevant field or equivalent qualification are highly desirable. Experience with human stem cell culture and differentiation, regenerative medicine and molecular cell biology are essential. The appointee will work as an effective member of the team and ensure the smooth running of the research project in different collaborative sites.
About the Institute
The Blizard Institute was established in 2003 and is the largest of seven Institutes within Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London. The Institute comprises approximately 400 staff based in five academic centres and one Public Engagement Centre, and supports a combined total of c750 postgraduate research and taught students. The Institute delivers excellence in all aspects of research, teaching and clinical service. For more information, please see:
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 Whitechapel Campus in London. It is a full time, fixed term appointment for 6 months, with an expected start date of January 2021. The starting salary will be Grade 4, £34,220 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 Dr Yung-Yao Lin at firstname.lastname@example.org or on +44 (0) 020 7882 2339.
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The closing date for applications is 21 January 2021
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.
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