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We currently have 4 vacancies in the School of Engineering and Materials Science:

Ion-ARPA funded Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Salary: £34,733 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL28831
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 18 May 2022
Closing date: 1 June 2022

Further Details and Apply »

About the Role

The post would be ideally suited to a qualified PhD or early career researchers. Applicants should have a background in bioengineering/biomaterials research. Experience relevant to micro/nanobubbles, microcapsules and ultrasound mediated delivery are particularly sought. Experience with polymer and composite materials, drug formulation, specifically in micro- and nanofabrication for drug delivery, cell culture and gene delivery is also preferred. Candidate are expected to have a productive track record and have experience covering the full range of duties required for the post.

The post is funded by the Ion-ARPA initiative and will aim to develop dual targeting and triggered delivery systems for biomacromolecules from microbubbles. Newly developed delivery systems will be examined in in vitro and in vivo experiments. This project will entail all the procedures from microbubble fabrication, loading with biomacromolecules and assay of externally guided delivery and release through to the use of in vivo models for assessment of effectiveness. The successful candidate will join an established collaborative group engaged in the development of novel drug delivery approaches.

About the School

Applications are invited to join a productive multidisciplinary bioengineering collaboration between two groups within Queen Mary University of London.  Biomedical Materials is within the highly rated School of Engineering and Materials Science and The Centre for Biochemical Pharmacology is part of the internationally renowned William Harvey Research Institute within the School of Medicine & Dentistry.

Benefits

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 posts are full time, fixed-term appointments and are available from the 1 July 2022 until the end of June 2024. Starting salary will be £34,733 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.

 

Informal enquiries should be addressed Prof Sukhorukov (g.sukhorukov@qmul.ac.uk / +44 20 7882 5508) or Dr David Gould (d.j.gould@qmul.ac.uk / +44 20 7882 3992).

Details about the William Harvey Research Institute and the School of Engineering and Materials Science can be found at https://www.qmul.ac.uk/whri/ and http://www.qmul.ac.uk/sems respectively

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button.

The closing date for applications is 01 June 2022.

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.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality


Research Laboratories Manager

Salary: £38,655 - £45,479 per annum (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL28740
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 17 May 2022
Closing date: 7 June 2022

Further Details and Apply »

About the Role

Applications are sought for the role of Research Laboratories Manager – a key member of the SEMS Technical Management Team charged with supporting the School’s research activities through leadership of the Laboratory Support sub-team, acting as School Safety Coordinator and providing hands-on technical support to the School’s wet and dry research labs.

About You

The successful candidate will lead a team of experienced laboratory technicians spanning materials science, chemical engineering, bioengineering and robotics. They will implement and monitor laboratory health and safety management policy, ensure that all research labs are maintained to the highest standards through day-to-day operations and management policy development, and contribute to strategic planning of the School’s technical resources.

The ideal candidate will be a highly organised and experienced technician or researcher with a chemical sciences background. They will have a solid understanding of health and safety management in the laboratory environment, line management experience (or considerable supervisory responsibility) with a drive to lead and develop their own team.

About Queen Mary

Queen Mary University of London is a member of the Technician Commitment. A core theme within the campaign is a commitment to the professional development of technical staff. The successful candidate will be fully supported in their development through training opportunities, mentoring and resourcing to pursue professional qualification/registration.

Benefits

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 Mile End Campus in London. The post is offered as a full-time, permanent position at Queen Mary Technical Grade 5 (£38,655 - £45,479 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 Ben Gridley at b.m.gridley@qmul.ac.uk

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button.

The closing date for applications is 07 June 2022

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.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality


Analytical Laboratories Manager

Salary: £38,655 - £45,479 per annum (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL28739
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 23 May 2022
Closing date: 12 June 2022

Further Details and Apply »

About the Role

Applicants are sought for the role of Analytical Laboratories Manager - a key member of the SEMS Technical Management Team, responsible for expert technical support in electron microscopy as NanoVision Centre manager as well as providing leadership and line management to a team of analytical services technicians.

About You

The ideal candidate will be a highly organised and experienced technician or researcher with broad experience of imaging/characterisation techniques and expertise in at least two of the following areas: SEM, AFM, TEM, FIB. They will have a solid understanding of health and safety management in the laboratory environment, line management experience (or considerable supervisory responsibility) with a drive to lead and develop their own team in a multidisciplinary environment.

About the School

This post is within the School of Engineering and Materials Science (SEMS), a large, research-intensive School with circa 80 academics and around 50 postdoctoral research staff. There are around 1500 undergraduate and taught postgraduate students and 180 PhD students on the London campus. These are supported by an administrative and technical staff of circa 45. The staff and student body are international in make-up.

About Queen Mary

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

Benefits

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 Mile End Campus in London. It is full time, permanent appointment, with an expected start date of August 2022. The starting salary will be Grade 5, in the range of £38,655 - £45,479 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 Ben Gridley at b.m.gridley@qmul.ac.uk

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button.

The closing date for applications is 12 June 2022.

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.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality


Apprentice Mechanical Workshop Technician

Salary: £20,582 - £22,374 per annum (Grade 1)
Reference: QMUL28890
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 11 May 2022
Closing date: 5 June 2022

Further Details and Apply »

About the Role

The Apprentice Mechanical Workshop Technician posts will be based in the workshops within the School of Engineering and Materials Science (SEMS) and the School of Physical and Chemical Sciences (SPCS).

By the end of the apprenticeship the Apprentice Mechanical Workshop Technician will have accrued foundational knowledge and experience as a well-rounded machinist tool-maker, able to undertake manufacturing work independently and contribute to the design process for teaching, research and industry/commerce. Specifically, the post-holder will be trained in the use of manual machinery (turning, milling and a wide range of machine tools), as well as welding, heat treatment and general machine shop practice, in addition to being introduced to computer numerical control (CNC) manufacturing, control programming and the use of computer aided design/manufacture (CAD/CAM) software applications.

About the Apprenticeship

The Technician Apprenticeship Scheme is a four-year entry level training programme. It combines on-the-job training at Queen Mary University of London with academic study at Kingston College.

20% of your employed time will be spent completing learning and development activities to work towards the achievement of the Engineering Technician Level 3 apprenticeship.

You will also be assigned a workplace mentor who will support you to develop and apply your new skills in the workplace.

About You

Applicants should possess (or expect to gain) Grade 9 – 6 (A*- B) at GCSE (or equivalent) in Maths, English and Science AND grade 9 – 4 (A*- C) at GCSE (or equivalent) in Design & Technology

No prior work experience is required.

We are looking for people who are passionate about ‘hands on’ mechanical engineering and manufacturing, who is committed to learning first-hand the skills to develop into a fully qualified Technician.

As the purpose of an apprenticeship is to learn substantial new skills, if you already hold a similar qualification at the same level or higher, you will not be eligible. Any other qualifications will be considered.


Residency requirements:

Eligibility for Apprenticeship Training Funding is set by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA.) Applicants must have the Right to Work in the UK AND have lived in the UK for the past 3 years, or be able to evidence that they meet one of the residency criteria set out in Annex A of the ESFA Funding rules.

Unfortunately, we are unable to sponsor visa applications for Apprenticeship positions as they do not meet the minimum qualifying criteria for sponsorship requirements.

If you require specific advice about your eligibility, please contact us.

Please note: We will need to share your information with our procured training provider(s) for the purposes of eligibility checks within the recruitment and enrolment processes. The legal basis for this is that it is necessary for the performance of an apprenticeship employment contract. For more information, including on your rights, please see www.qmul.ac.uk/privacy


About the Faculty

The Faculty of Science and Engineering has five academic Schools offering comprehensive and diverse taught programmes. The Faculty is committed to offering world class taught programmes and is continually seeking ways to enhance the student experience and optimise our graduates’ outcomes. The Faculty’s research profile has strengthened considerably within the last ten years and we are focusing on establishing Queen Mary as one of the leading institutions for Science and Engineering in the UK.

The post is based at the Mile End, Campus in London. It is full time (35 hours per week), fixed term appointment for 48 months, with an expected start date of August 2022. The starting salary will be Grade 1, in the range of £20,582 - £22,374 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 Esmay Bear at apprenticeships@qmul.ac.uk

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button.

The closing date for applications is 5th June 2022.  Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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