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Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Queen Mary University of London - Barts Cancer Institute

Location: London
Salary: £34,733 to £45,479 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 6th June 2022
Closes: 4th July 2022
Job Ref: QMUL28821
 

About the Role

Applications are sought for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant to undertake research investigations in collaboration with and under the supervision of the Principal Investigator (PI) in order to realise the objectives and development of the research programme. The research 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.

About You

Essential requirements for this post include a PhD in a relevant biological subject and an undergraduate degree in a biological subject. Significant research laboratory experience in tumour immunology is essential. Experience in the field of cancer molecular biology and appropriate publication records would be an advantage. A demonstrated ability to communicate well, work within a team and maintain good laboratory records are also essential.

About the Project

The project involves characterisation of the tumour microenvironment in hametological makignancies and steps that can be taken to reverse immune defects to improve immunotherapy approaches for the treatment of these cancers

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.

Benefits

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 Campus in London. It is full time/part time (35 hours per week), fixed term appointment for 48 months, with an expected start date of 1st August 2022. The starting salary will be in the range of £34,733 - £45,479 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 John Gribben at j.gribben@qmul.ac.uk or +44 (0) 020 7882 3804.

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

The closing date for applications is 04 July 2022.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality.

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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