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Postdoctoral Researcher - QMUL25030

Department: William Harvey Research Institute
Salary: £ 34,220 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL25030
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 10-May-2021
Closing date: 10-Jun-2021

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About the Role

The post is for a postdoctoral researcher in the Endothelial Signalling group. This is a fixed-term 3-year position.

About You

You should be independent, self-motivated, have a PhD or equivalent qualification, experienced in investigating signalling pathways and mechanisms using in vitro cell and molecular biology techniques, and in transgenic mouse models. Experience in metabolomic analysis is desired but not essential.

About the Project

You will be part of the expanding group of Dr Raimondi at the William Harvey Research Institute. The William Harvey Research Institute was ranked in the top 5 UK Medical Schools in the 2014 UK Research Excellence Framework. The lab focuses on the interplay between signalling, mitochondria homeostasis and metabolism in endothelial cells in vascular homeostasis and disease. The project will investigate the role of the mitochondrial transporter ABCB8 in endothelial signalling, metabolism and atherosclerosis.

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 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 Charterhouse Square Campus in London. It is full time (35 hrs/week), fixed term appointment for 3 years, with an expected start date of September 2021. The salary will be Grade 4 - £ 34,220  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 C Raimondi at or on +44 (0) 020 7882 5720.

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 10 June 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.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality


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