Research Assistant

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Amar Annamalai
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Research Assistant

Queen Mary, University of London - Barts Cancer Institute

City Of London

£31,735 to £41,553 per annum

Full Time

Contract Type:
Contract / Temporary

Placed on:
13th February 2015

26th February 2015

Job Ref:

Applications are sought for an experienced Research Assistant to assist and provide scientific and technical support for pre-clinical imaging research projects. The research will be based at Charterhouse Square in the Cancer Imaging Laboratory, Centre for Molecular Oncology, Barts Cancer Institute, within the Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London.

The appointee should have a PhD (or equivalent experience) and will be responsible for organising and assisting with all the in-vivo biodistribution studies undertaken by the group. This will involve the use of pre-clinical SPECT/CT and PET/CT imaging systems as well as other pre-clinical imaging modalities that may be required. Essential requirements for this post include a BSc degree in either Physics or Life Sciences. Experience in either clinical or pre-clinical whole body non invasive imaging is essential. Knowledge in the field of MRI and optical imaging techniques would be an advantage. A demonstrated ability to communicate well, work within a team and maintain good laboratory records are also essential. Experience in handling and experimental procedures, including a working knowledge of Home Office regulations is desirable.

The post is a full time, fixed term position for 10 months to cover the maternity leave of the current post holder. Starting salary will be in the range £31,735 - £41,553 per annum inclusive of London Allowance, depending on experience and qualifications. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, plus 4 College closure days, flexible working hours, childcare vouchers scheme, contributory final salary 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.

Informal enquiries about this post, including arrangements to visit the Institute/Centre, can be made to Dr Jane Sosabowski, Tel: 020 7882 2051 or email

Details about Barts Cancer Institute can be found at

To apply, please visit the QMUL Jobs website on search for reference QMUL5438.

The closing date is 26th February 2015 and interviews are likely to be held in the week commencing 2nd March 2015.

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