Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Barts Cancer Institute

London, United Kingdom
£34,220-£39,125 per annum inclusive of London Allowance (Grade 4)
Thursday, 17 October 2019
End of advertisement period
Friday, 25 October 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Department: Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £34,220-£39,125 per annum inclusive of London Allowance (Grade 4)
Location: Charterhouse Square
Closing date: 25-Oct-2019


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 Moleular Oncology, Barts Cancer Institute, within the Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London.

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 cell and molecular biology is essential. Experience in the field RNA biology, genomics and bioinformatics would be an advantage. A demonstrated ability to communicate well, work within a team and maintain good laboratory records are also essential.

The post is a full time, fixed term position for 3 years. Starting salary will be in the range of £34,220- £39,125 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and an interest free season ticket loan.

The Barts Cancer Institute requires applicants to provide all certificates at interview to confirm their qualifications (specified in the Job Description).

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries about this post, including arrangements to visit the Institute/Centre, can be made to Annabelle Fisher Tel: 0207 882 3553 or email: a.fisher@qmul.ac.uk

Details about Barts Cancer Institute can be found at https://www.bartscancer.london/

To apply, and for full job details, please visit the Human Resources website on http://www.hr.qmul.ac.uk/vacancies and search for reference QMUL19920.

The closing date is 25th October 2019 and interviews are likely to be held shortly thereafter.

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