Research Fellow, School of Medicine, Dentistry & Biomedical Sciences

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£37,841 - £38,969 per annum
02 Oct 2023
End of advertisement period
23 Oct 2023
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
Full Time

Job reference: 23/111308
Date posted: 02/10/2023
Application closing date: 23/10/2023
Salary: £37,841 - £38,969 per annum
Job category/type: Research

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 in Prof Margariti’s research team (https://margaritilab.com/ (https://pure.qub.ac.uk/en/persons/andriana-margariti) in WWIEM to assist in projects on blood vessel and cardiac organoids generation in the context of the cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. 

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

  • Obtained or are about to obtain a relevant PhD.
  • Relevant experience on vascular biology, or vascular diseases, or stem cells, or cell reprogramming, or vascular cell differentiation.

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

This post is fixed term for 12 months. 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.

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
  • Flexible working by enabling you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager through a blend of remote and office working                              
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for health & mental wellbeing
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 8.4 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 (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and International Staff Network) 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/

Informal enquiries may be directed to Prof David Grieve via d.grieve@qub.ac.uk 

Candidate Information
About the WWIEM
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