Postdoctoral Research Associate

University of London

Department: William Harvey Research Institute
Salary: £40,223 – £42,405 (Grade 4)
Reference: 285
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 31 October 2023
Closing date: 14 November 2023

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About the Role

Applications are invited for a motivated and committed Postdoctoral Research Associate (PDRA) with rich experience/knowledge. The position is funded for one year by the Barts Charity within Clinical Pharmacology and Biochemical Pharmacology. The project aims to develop novel antibody tools to an orphan G-protein coupled receptor that has a role in determining cardiac excitability. The position holder will undertake research investigations in collaboration with and under the supervision of the line managers in order to realise the objectives and development of the research projects/programme, with the main duties and responsibilities as described in the Job Pack.

About You

The successful candidate will be expected to have a PhD degree in molecular/cell biology, or a related biological sciences discipline, with good experience in molecular cell biology

About the School/Department/Institute/Project

Within the Centre for Clinical Pharmacology & Precision Medicine, the group study ion channels within the cardiovascular system and their role in cardiac arrhythmia. Within Biochemical Pharmacology the team implements novel antibody technologies in a number of biological areas. 

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

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 continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.

It is full time fixed term appointment for one year with an expected start date of December 2023. The starting salary will be up to Grade 4 between £40,223 – £42,405 per annum inclusive of London Allowance.


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.

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 Professors Andrew Tinker and Ahuva Nissim at [email protected] or [email protected] or call on 020 7882 3990 and 0207 882 5783.

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The closing date for applications is 14 November 2023.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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