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Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Queen Mary University of London - BCI

Location: London
Salary: £37,182 to £44,722 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 23rd November 2023
Closes: 12th January 2024
Job Ref: 538
 

About the Role

A postdoctoral research position is available to investigate the epigenetic and signalling mechanisms at the transition from normal to pre-cancerous. This is a collaborative project between cancer epigenetics experts and computational biologists to understand how stress signals rewire the epigenome and cell identities.

About You

Essential requirements for this post include a PhD (or near to completion) in a relevant biological subject, significant laboratory experience in molecular biology/biochemistry. Experience in (epi)genomics techniques (WGBS/EM-seq/EPIC arrays/CUT&RUN/CUT&Tag) or NGS would be strongly desirable. Experience in R/Python will be a significant advantage.

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 Square Campus in London. It is full time (35 hours per week), fixed term appointment for 3 years, with an expected start date of January 2024. The starting salary will be Grade 4, in the range of £37,182 – £44,722 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.

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