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Lecturer in Immunology

Queen Mary University of London - Blizard Institute

Location: London
Salary: £42,433 per annum incl. London allowance (grade 5).
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 12th February 2021
Closes: 11th March 2021
Job Ref: QMUL24050

About the Role

A Lecturer is required in the Centre for Immunobiology to run our Nanchang Immunology program; being responsible for both the delivery and organisation of this course including spending 5 weeks per year in Nanchang, China. The post-holder will also be expected to develop a high-quality research program in any field of immunology, and to make a unique contribution to the intellectual life of the Institute/Centre and the wider institution. The Lecturer will be expected to make contributions to general student education, delivering high-quality teaching (immunology/medicine) at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

About You

Applicants will have a PhD in the relevant subject and a demonstrable track-record of high-quality research in the field of immunology at a national/international level. They will have significant experience of developing research proposals, bidding for and securing external research funding, and effective award management skills. Post-holder will have clear and ambitious plans for future research and an enthusiasm for making constructive contributions to the vision and leadership of the Institute/Centre and Queen Mary University of London.

About the Institute

The Blizard Institute is the largest institute of Barts & the London School of Medicine and Dentistry and aims to deliver excellence in all aspects of research, teaching and clinical service. The Institute is organised into five separate Centres, which though complementary and following the Institute strategic plan, also have Centre-specific objectives and requirements.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that diversity of ideas helps achieve the previously unthinkable. 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 permanent appointment. The starting salary will be £42,433 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 Professor Dan Pennington at

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

The closing date for applications is 11th March 2021

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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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