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We currently have 3 vacancies:

Teaching and Scholarship Support Assistant (Full time or part time)

Department: School of Engineering & Materials Science
Salary: £27,742 (Grade 3)
Reference: QMUL20656
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 15-Jan-2020
Closing date: 05-Feb-2020

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Overview:

About us

This post is within the School of Engineering and Materials Science, a large School with 70-80 academics and a similar number of postdoctoral research staff. There are around 1000 undergraduate and taught postgraduate students and 220 PhD students.  These are supported by an administrative and technical staff of circa 45. The staff and student body are international in make-up.  The department research and teaching facilities were recently refurbished; upgrading research and teaching space and a range of new laboratories have now opened with state-of-the-art equipment.

The School is part of a Joint Educational Institution (JEI), Queen Mary Engineering School (QMES), established with Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU) of Xi’an (China), currently running two undergraduate programme in Xian in Materials and Polymer Materials Science and Engineering with cohorts of 240 students annually. The language of instruction is English. QMES has near 750 students at the moment, and still growing. QMES has established a centre for pedagogical research and scholarship in Science and Engineering (STEM) and transnational education (TNE), the International Centre for Teaching and Learning (ICTL). 

About the role

The role will support the running activities of the ICTL at QMES. This will include providing support for scholarship of teaching and learning such as processing student data using statistics software in order to provide understanding of student attainment. In addition, the ICTL runs a range of projects in areas such as language issues in STEM education, transnational education and development skills in STEM. These are based on a variety of methodologies, for example conducting interviews, evaluating language difficulty for learners, and developing support material for teaching.

For further details of the role and selection criteria please refer to the job specification attached.

The post is offered as a full time fixed-term 6 month appointment and is available from January 2020 with the option for job share or part-time hours to be negotiated. Salary will be £27,742 per annum (pro rata for part-time), inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and 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.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Gabriel Cavalli g.cavalli@qmul.ac.uk

Details about the school can be found at www.sems.qmul.ac.uk

Details about QMES and the ICTL can be found at https://www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/china/ and https://www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/china/ictl/

To apply for the role, please click the link below.

The closing date for applications is 5 February 2020. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

The School of Engineering & Materials Science and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science and is a registered member of WISE. We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers. We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support for the attendance of conferences. As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN and the WISE principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

 

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Postdoctoral Research Assistant: Organ-on-a-Chip models

Department: School of Engineering & Materials Science
Salary: £31,613 - £36,098 (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL21185
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 13-Jan-2020
Closing date: 13-Feb-2020

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Overview:

Queen Mary University of London has a vacancy for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant to work on a multidisciplinary project entitled “Organ-on-a-Chip models for safety testing of regenerative medicine products”. The project is funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC) and in associated with the UK Regenerative Medicine Platform (UK RMP) and the Queen Mary-Emulate Organs-on-chips Centre.

This Postdoctoral Research Assistant Role will be part of a multidisciplinary research team led by Professors Hazel Screen and Martin Knight at QMUL, and in collaboration with Professor Alicia El Haj at University of Birmingham and the organ-on-a-chip company, Emulate Inc.

The aims of the project are to develop and validate new joint-on-a-chip models of synovial cavity, tendon and ligament within the Emulate organ-on-chip platform, and subsequently use the models in proof of concept regenerative medicine product screening, in conjunction with the UK RMP.

The successful candidate will have a PhD (or soon to be awarded), or equivalent experience which has involved significant practical cell culture. Previous experience of organ-on-a-chip approaches or use of in vitro models and experience of working in musculoskeletal tissues is desirable but not essential.

The post is a full time, fixed term appointment for 3 years and is available from February 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter. Starting salary will be in the range £31,613 - £36,098 per annum (depending on qualifications and experience), inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and 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.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Hazel Screen at h.r.c.screen@qmul.ac.uk or on +44 (0) 020 7882 6167.

The post is based in the School of Engineering and Materials Science (SEMS), which houses the QM-Emulate Organs-on-Chips Center and associated cell culture, biochemistry, microscopy and molecular biology labs. Details about the school and the multidisciplinary bioengineering research activity can be found at www.sems.qmul.ac.uk

To apply for the role, please click the link below.

The closing date for applications is 13 February 2020. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

The School of Engineering & Materials Science holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science and is a registered member of WISE. We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers. We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support for the attendance of conferences. As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN and the WISE principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

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Student Recruitment and Marketing Manager

Department: School of Engineering & Materials Science
Salary: £38,084 to £44,807 (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL21209
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 15-Jan-2020
Closing date: 15-Feb-2020

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Overview:

About us

Queen Mary is one of London and the UK’s leading research-focused universities. With over 20,000 students, it is among the largest of the colleges of the University of London. Queen Mary’s 4,000 staff teach and research across a wide range of subjects in Science and Engineering, the Humanities, Social Sciences and Laws, and Medicine and Dentistry.

This post is within the School of Engineering and Materials Science, a large School with approximately 70 academic staff and 45 postdoctoral research staff. There are around 1000 undergraduate and taught postgraduate students and 220 PhD students. Circa 40 administrative and technical staff support the staff and students. The staff and student body are international in make-up. The School holds a departmental-level Bronze Athena SWAN award and is committed to equality of opportunity.

About the role

The school of Engineering and Materials Science at Queen Mary University of London has a vacancy for a Student Recruitment and Marketing Manager.  This is a key member of the professional services team within SEMS with responsibility for managing marketing, communications, student recruitment and outreach. The focus is increasing the number of applications, and achieving a high rate of conversion, across our undergraduate and taught postgraduate programmes, from well-qualified potential students in line with our strategic aims for recruitment and widening access. The post-holder will work collaboratively with colleagues from central teams (UK Marketing and Student Recruitment, International and Corporate Communications) to enhance the profile of the School and ensure the effective delivery of their objectives.

Candidates should be educated to degree level or equivalent and have considerable experience of working in a marketing and/or communications role as well as planning, managing and monitoring budgets. Excellent presentation and communication skills are also essential to the role.

The post is a full-time, permanent appointment and is available from the end of February 2020. Starting salary will be in the range £38,084 - £44,807 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension and 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.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Jackie Dawes at j.dawes@qmul.ac.uk or on +44 (0) 020 7882 8737.

Details about the school can be found at www.sems.qmul.ac.uk

To apply for the role, please click the link below.

Closing date for applications is 15 February 2020.  Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

The School of Engineering & Materials Science holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science and is a registered member of WISE. We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers. We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support for the attendance of conferences. As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN and the WISE principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

Apply online