Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Barts Cancer Institute

London, United Kingdom
£33,615 - £39,483 (Grade 4)
Tuesday, 15 October 2019
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 23 October 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Department: Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £33,615 - £39,483 (Grade 4)
Location: Charterhouse Square
Closing date: 23-Oct-2019


Applications are sought for a motivated and enthusiastic Postdoctoral Research Assistant to join Professor Szlosarek’s group on a project focused on targeting the stromal compartment of ASS1-deficient mesothelioma. The successful applicant will undertake laboratory research, develop the assigned project and participate in the Centre’s academic activities. The research will be based in the Centre for Molecular 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 Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Immunology or a relevant biological subject and significant research laboratory experience in immunology, biochemistry or molecular biology including analysis of in vivo pre-clinical models or clinical trials. Expertise of arginine metabolism and an appropriate publication record 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 full time time and for 2 years (starting from March 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. Starting salary will be in the range (£33,615 -  £39,483) 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 that applicants invited for interview will need to provide all certificates 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 ot remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries about this post, including arrangements to visit the Institute/Centre, can be made to Professor Szlosarek by email:

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The Closing date is 23rd October 2019 and interviews are likely to be held shortly thereafter

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