Staff Scientist

University of London

Department: Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £51,048 – £56,921 per annum (Grade 6)
Reference: QMUL32859
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 17 May 2023
Closing date: 31 May 2023

Further details and apply


About the Role

This role provides high-level leadership support to Group leader(s) in the management of their research group(s), by being responsible for the financial, operational and resource management of the Group, taking responsibility for managing commercial work and maximising any potential academic benefits to be gained from commercial relationships

About You

Applicants must have a PhD in radiochemistry, radiopharmacy or radiopharmaceutical science, or other subject in combination with significant experience in radiochemistry. You will be ready to develop your career, contributing towards the operational management and providing specialist advice, guidance and mentoring on behalf of the group leader(s). This role is initially offered as a staff scientist position but there is the potential for academic progression for the right candidate.

About the School/Department/Institute/Project

The Barts Cancer Institute (BCI) is a Cancer Research UK Centre of Excellence whose work aims to transform the lives of those with and at risk of cancer through innovative research in the laboratory, in patients and in populations. It is one of six institutes within The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry (FMD) BCI is internationally renowned in many areas of cancer research and it combines ground-breaking basic research with the expertise of clinicians and clinician scientists from the Centre for Experimental Cancer Medicine and the Barts NHS Trust to achieve improvements in cancer patient care. BCI is also a partner in the CRUK City of London Major Centre (together with UCL, Kings and the Francis Crick Institute) which is a Centre of Excellence in Biotherapeutics. BCI is committed in supporting and developing future cancer researchers through its extensive postgraduate training

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 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. It is full time (35 hours per week), permanent appointment, with an expected start date of 1 September 2023. The starting salary will be Grade 6, in the range of £52,549 – £58,595 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 Jane Sosabowski at [email protected] .

The closing date for applications is 31 May 2023.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

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