Postdoctoral Research Assistant

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London, England
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
3 months ago

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Queen Mary University of London - William Harvey Research Institute

Salary:£34,220 per annum inclusive of London Allowance.
Hours:Full Time
Contract Type:Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On:3rd December 2020
Closes:3rd January 2021


Applications are invited for a Bart’s Charity funded position for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant within the Centre for Biochemical Pharmacology. The appointee will join a highly motivated team of scientists investigating the actions of omega-3 derived resolvins on synovial fibroblasts within the arthritic joint.

Experience in flow cytometry, gene expression analysis, microscopy techniques and/or in vivo models will be highly desirable. Applicants must also have excellent technical, computing, communication and team working skills. The successful candidate should have a PhD in a related biological sciences discipline or equivalent professional experience and have experience covering the full range of duties required for the post.

This post sits within the William Harvey Research Institute:, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, part of Queen Mary University of London. The SMD is a leading medical and dental school that offers international levels of excellence in research and teaching as well as providing clinical service for a population of unrivalled ethnic diversity in east London and the wider Thames Gateway. Further information can be found attached and at

The William Harvey Research Institute leads major international programmes investigating the genetic and pathogenic mechanisms of cardiovascular, inflammatory and endocrine diseases. The Institute is also closely integrated with other Institutes within Barts and The London Medical School, which was ranked in the top 5 UK Medical Schools in the 2008 UK Research Assessment Exercise.

About Queen Mary

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 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. The post is full time and fixed-term for 1 year in the first instance with a possible extension and expected start date of 01 February 2021. Starting salary will be £34,220 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.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Lucy Norling [email protected]

To apply for the role, please click the ‘Apply’ button.

The closing date for applications is 03 January 2021. Interviews are expected to be held in the week commencing 18 January 2021.

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