Applications are sought for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant to join a team led by Dr Jeff Davies and Professor John Gribben investigating the Generation of suppressive donor T cells to specifically control alloresponses after allogeneic stem cell transplantation. The successful applicant will be involved in basic research in the selective manipulation of human alloresponses into novel Phase 1 clinical trials to improve the outcome of allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation that aims to develop novel approaches in allogeniec stem cell transplantation. The research will largely be based in the Centre of Haemato-Oncology in the Institute of Cancer at Charterhouse Square (but will involve close collaboration with Barts Cancer Centre).
Essential requirements for this post include a PhD in a relevant subject and previous experience in human T cell immunobiology. A demonstrated ability to communicate well, work within a team and maintain good laboratory records are also essential. Previous experience in clinical translational research would be advantageous.
This is a full-time, fixed term post for 4 years. The starting salary will be in the range of £30,229 – £31,895 per annum inclusive of London Allowance and depending on experience. The benefits package for this post includes 30 days leave plus 4 College closure days, flexible working hours, childcare vouchers scheme, contributory final salary pension scheme and an interest free season ticket loan.
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 to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.
Details about the Institute can be found at www.cancer.qmul.ac.uk
Informal enquiries about this post, including arrangements to visit the Institute/Centre, can be made to Professor John Gribben tel: 020 7882 3804 or email: email@example.com
Application enquiries should be directed to Charterhouse Square Recruitment at
To apply, please visit the Human Resources website on http://www.hr.qmul.ac.uk/vacancies and search for reference QMUL0256.
The closing date for applications is 28 December 2010.
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