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School of Biological and Chemical Sciences

Current vacancies

Stores Manager - QMUL23808

Deadline: 06-Jan-2021

About the Role

To work as part of the Finance and Stores Team to provide logistical and technical support. You will manage the School’s Chemical Stores including the online stock system and stock levels, liaise and order consumables in support of teaching and research activity. You will work with chemicals and acids therefore need an understanding of procedures and health & safety.

About You

You must have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Substantial experience of working in a scientific store and handling hazardous substances/materials.
  • Thorough knowledge of laboratory health and safety regulations and procedures
  • Significant experience with finance and procurement procedures
  • Proficient in standard IT applications including MS Office
  • Knowledge of an online stock system

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2x Lecturers in Psychology (T&R) - QMUL23596

Deadline: 06-Jan-2021

We are seeking to appoint 2 ambitious research-driven scientists at Lecturer level with a strong publication record as well as significant potential for funding. The successful candidates will be involved in teaching on our undergraduate or Masters programmes (teaching loads are as what would be expected in a research-led institution and reduced in the first two years following appointment).

We are particularly interested in applicants who apply behavioural, biological, genetic or neuroscientific approaches to investigating Mental Health and who could build on current research strengths in the department. You should have a PhD in Psychology and/or relevant professional qualification and/or equivalent professional experience. The successful candidates should also have substantial experience in teaching at undergraduate or postgraduate level in large or small group settings with the demonstrable ability to deliver teaching at both levels.

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Lectureship in Biology (Fixed-term) 

Deadline: 03-Jan-2021

The Department of Biology at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) invites applications for a fixed-term Lectureship position in Biology to provide teaching cover. The successful applicant should be an enthusiastic and experienced teacher with expertise in Statistics, Ecology and General Biology. Candidates should have a PhD in Biological Sciences and / or relevant professional qualification and / or equivalent professional experience.

You will be based in the Department of Biology, part of the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences (SBCS). The School is a large and expanding academic unit which provides a supportive and friendly environment and encourages interdisciplinary research.

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Research Assistant in Psychology - QMUL23523 


A Research Assistant position is available in the Department of Biological and Experimental Psychology in the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences (SBCS) to work with Dr Versace and collaborators on an ESRC funded project in data collection and analysis of behavioural data on “Augmented feedback to enhance motor and artistic learning during social distancing”.

The post holder will provide research and technical support in the area of Psychology of Education and Sports Psychology (e.g. assist researchers in remote experimental setting and data collection, assist participants in their experimental setting via remote data collection tools, uploading and storing audio/video materials, analysis of audio/video material, data analysis of behavioural data with R or SPSS).

You should have a relevant BSc/BA and MSc degree, confidence with statistical analysis and report on psychological data (e.g. mixed-design ANOVA, logistic regression, visual prepresenation of data using software such as R and/or SPSS), good interpersonal skills to support participants and collaborate with the team members, ability to maintain good laboratory records, ability to follow research protocols and to produce clear oral and written reports.

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