Postdoctoral Research Assistant – (FOREUM)

University of London

Division: William Harvey Analysis Institute
Wage: £38,165 – £44,722 (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL34094
Location: Charterhouse Sq.
Date posted: 12 September 2023
Time limit: 26 September 2023

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William Harvey Analysis Institute

Centre for Experimental Drugs & Rheumatology

Submit-Doctoral Analysis Fellow


In regards to the function

We’re recruiting an enthusiastic post-doctoral analysis fellow to review mechanisms of nociplastic ache in rheumatic illness.

About you

The candidate could have a PhD and experience in ache physiology or a associated space, with expertise of in vivo work in rodents. Expertise with ache behaviour assays and/or arthritis fashions are fascinating. The candidate ought to have an excellent observe document of publishing within the area, interpersonal and communication expertise, and ought to be an enthusiastic workforce participant.

In regards to the analysis group and Centre

The Sensory Neurophysiology group is led by Dr Shafaq Sikandar, and this challenge is being led collectively with Professor Francesco Dell’Accio, Professor Costantino Pitzalis and Professor Myles Lewis within the Centre for Experimental Drugs and Rheumatology. Worldwide challenge leads are Professor Moqrich (IBDM Marseille) and Professor Eijkelkamp (UMC Utrecht). Analysis inside the Sensory Neurophysiology group is concentrated on understanding mechanisms underlying musculoskeletal ache. Throughout the group at massive, there’s a wealth of experience in animal fashions, neurophysiology and molecular biology of ache and somatosensation. Our group thrives on a really sturdy and welcoming workforce ethos that fosters synergies and mutual assist between the person members.

The Centre for Experimental Drugs and Rheumatology gives cutting-edge laboratories within the coronary heart of the Metropolis of London. The Centre is built-in within the Rheumatology division at Barts and the London NHS Belief providing distinctive translational alternatives.

Advantages embrace 30 days annual go away, outlined profit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket mortgage. The publish is full time and on a set time period 12 month contract within the first occasion. Wage shall be within the vary of £38,165 – £44,722 each year, relying on expertise, inclusive of London Allowance.

Candidates should be capable of display their eligibility to work within the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. The place required this will embrace entry clearance or continued go away to stay beneath the Factors Primarily based Immigration Scheme.

Queen Mary’s dedication to our numerous and inclusive group is embedded in our appointments processes. Affordable changes shall be made at every stage of the recruitment course of for any candidate with a incapacity. We’re open to contemplating functions from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

Casual enquiries ought to be addressed to Dr Shafaq Sikandar at [email protected]

To use and for a full job particulars together with a job description and individual specification please go to  and seek for reference QMUL34904

The time limit for functions is 26 September 2023

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The College of Drugs holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award. We’re dedicated to the equality of alternatives and to advancing ladies’s careers. We’ve got insurance policies to assist employees getting back from long-term absence, for versatile preparations for employees with parental tasks and for childcare assist. As a part of the College’s dedication to the Athena SWAN ideas we strongly encourage functions from ladies.

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