|Salary:||£40,386 to £43,745 per annum (pro-rata) including London allowance (grade 5).|
|Placed On:||7th December 2022|
|Closes:||15th January 2023|
About the Role
Applicants are invited to apply for a 2-year full-time CRUK funded postdoctoral research position to join Prof Crnogorac-Jurcevic’s team investigating biomarkers for early, non-invasive detection of cancer. It spans both a discovery of novel as well as validation of existing biomarkers in body fluids, including blood and urine. The research will be based in the Centre for Cancer Biomarkers and Biotherapeutics, Barts Cancer Institute, within the Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London.
Applicants should hold a PhD in a relevant biological subject and have a significant research laboratory experience in general cell and molecular biology techniques, including ELISA. Knowledge of cancer genomics, with a keen interest in cancer detection is desirable. Applicants should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and ability to demonstrate efficient multi-tasking. Attention to detail and ability to maintain accurate and up to date records are also essential.
About the School/Department/Institute/Project
The position is based at Centre for Cancer Biomarkers and Biotherapeutics, Barts Cancer Institute, a Cancer Research UK Centre of Excellence, whose work aims to transform the lives of those with and at risk of cancer through innovative research in the laboratory, in patients and in populations. The project is an existing collaboration with Dr Oleg Bluyss, from Wolfson Institute of Population Health, both Institutes being within the Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London.
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 Charterhouse Square Campus in London. It is a full-time (35 hours per week), fixed-term appointment for 2 years, with an expected start date in January 2023. The starting salary will be Grade 5, in the range of £40,386 - £43,745 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 Prof Tatjana Crnogorac-Jurcevic at email@example.com.
The closing date for applications is 15th January 2023.
Interviews are expected to be held shortly afterwards.
Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality
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