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Clinical Research Fellow in Translational GI Oncology

Department: Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £43,923 - £63,152 per annum
Reference: QMUL34267
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 14 September 2023
Closing date: 28 September 2023

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About the Role

This is a Clinical Research Fellow Post with the aim to undertake an MD project in the laboratory and clinic, investigating clinical trial and biomarker development in gastro-oesophageal cancer. The fellow will be expected to contribute to the overall scientific endeavor of the Centre working as part of the Institute’s research team, being mutually supportive and covering duties as necessary.

About You

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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 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 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.


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 Barts Cancer Institute, within the Centre for Tumour Biology. It is full time (35 hours per week), fixed term appointment for 27 months. The starting salary will be according to clinical pay scales, in the range of £43,923 - £63,152 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 (Prof Marco Gerlinger) at

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

The closing date for applications is 28 September.

Interviews are expected to be held soon thereafter.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

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