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Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Queen Mary University of London - Barts Cancer Institute

Location: London
Salary: £33,615 to £38,434 per annum incl. London allowance (grade 4).
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 12th November 2018
Closes: 1st January 2019
Job Ref: QMUL16714

Applications are sought for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant to work on a Bloodwise funded programme award investigating inherited forms of leukaemia and the functional characterisation of novel predisposing germ-line mutations. The successful applicant will be based in the Centre for Haemato-Oncology, 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 PhD in a relevant biological discipline and significant laboratory experience in molecular and cellular biology in gene characterisation. Experience in cancer research would be an advantage. A demonstrated ability to communicate well, work within a team and maintain good laboratory records are also essential.

The post is full time for 18 months (starting from Jan 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter). Starting salary will be in the range of £33,615 – £38,434 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, a pension scheme and an interest free season ticket loan.

The Barts Cancer Institute requires that applicants invited for interview will need to provide all certificates to confirm their qualifications (specified in the Job Description).

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries about this post, including arrangements to visit the Institute/Centre, can be made to Professor Jude Fitzgibbon or Dr Ana Rio-Machin tel: 02078823814 or email

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The Closing date is 1st January 2019.

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