Research Fellow, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£35,333 - £38,592 per annum
21 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
17 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Maternity Cover
Full Time

Job description

The School of Medicine, Dentistry & Biomedical Sciences (MDBS) at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Research Fellow.

The postholder will be an active member of the research project/team assisting in the development of research proposals and the planning and delivery of the research activity within a specified area so that the overall research objectives of the project/school are met.

This post is available on a fixed term maternity cover until 04/02/2023.

The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate you have:

  • Have a PhD at the date of appointment in biology, biochemistry, biomedical science, vascular biology, stem cells or related discipline.
  • At least 3 years research experience in at least two of the following:
  • vascular biology
  • endothelial cells, stem cells
  • diabetes, diabetic complications
  • cardiovascular diseases
  • cell reprogramming
  • organoids differentiation

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.

*Please note the above are not an exhaustive list.* For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria click on the 'Candidate Information' link below. 

At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.

We offer an excellent employment package that includes:

  • Great terms & conditions
  • Pension schemes
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for health & mental wellbeing
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 8 weeks a year (made up of 23 days annual leave, 10 closure days and 9 bank holidays)

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Race) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit:  www.qub.ac.uk/diversitywww.qub.ac.uk/qgi and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/.

Candidate Information

Informal enquiries may be directed to Victoria Cornelius at vcornelius01@qub.ac.uk 

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