|Salary:||£40,223 to £49,785 per annum (pro-rata), inclusive of London Allowance and based on experience (grade 5).|
|Placed On:||28th September 2023|
|Closes:||21st November 2023|
About the Role
Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate (PDRA) position based at the William Harvey Research Institute in Charterhouse Square to study how oxidants signal in the cardiovascular system using proteomics methods.
The successful candidate will be an expert in proteomics with hands on practical experience and strong bioinformatics skills. These will be used to investigate oxidative modification of proteins and changes in protein phosphorylation in model systems of disease. Additional skills in protein biochemistry and molecular biology, cell biology or models of cardiovascular disease would be welcomed. There is flexibility in the precise experimental approach, and this will be tailored to fit the interests, skills, and training ambitions of the successful applicant.
The successful candidate requires a PhD degree in a biological, medical, or chemical sciences discipline, with a good track record in publishing their work in leading journals using some of the methods and skills listed above.
About the School/Department/Institute
The position is based in the William Harvey Research Institute (WHRI) located in in the City of London. The WHRI has three core strategic themes: Cardiovascular, Inflammation and Endocrinology with a mix of basic scientists and clinicians benefiting from strong links with Barts Health NHS Trust.
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. This is a full-time, fixed term appointment for three years with a flexible start date before February 2024. The starting salary will be between Grade 4 point 29 (£40,223) and Grade 5 point 37 (£49,785) per annum (pro-rata), inclusive of London Allowance and based on experience.
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 Philip Eaton (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please see www.qmul.ac.uk/whri/people/academic-staff/items/eatonphilip.html
To apply for the role, please click the ‘Apply’ button above.
The closing date for applications is 21 November 2023.
Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter the closing date.
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