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Research Technician - Flow Cytometry Core Services - QMUL24613

Department: Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £27,742 - £34,220 (Grade 3)
Reference: QMUL24613
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 06-Apr-2021
Closing date: 21-Apr-2021

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Barts Cancer Institute

Centre for Flow Cytometry Core Services

Post Title: Research Technician

Post Ref: QMUL24613


About the Role

Applications are sought to provide technical support for the Flow Cytometry Service in the Barts CR-UK Centre/WHRI. Being mutually supportive and covering duties as necessary during colleagues’ absences and at times of additional pressure. The post-holder will be expected to be responsible for contributing to the operation and maintenance of flow cytometry equipment and for the analysis and sorting of samples by flow cytometry/FACS.


About You

The postholder must have a BSc or equivalent in a biological or related science. Essential requirements for this post include experience in the operation of flow cytometers, as well as experience in other biochemical techniques and working in a biomedical research laboratory. Knowledge in the field of flow cytometry and proteomics or metabolomics techniques. A demonstrated ability to communicate well, work within a team and maintain good laboratory records are also essential.


The post is a full time, fixed term position for two years.  Starting salary will be in the Grade 3 range (£27,742-£34,220) per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days’ annual leave, pension scheme, an interest-free season ticket loan and family-friendly working.


The Barts Cancer Institute requires applicants to provide all certificates at interview to confirm their qualifications (specified in the Job Description).


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 Basaed Immigration Scheme.


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To apply, and for full job details, please visit the Human Resources website on and search for reference QMUL24613


The closing date is 21st April 2021 and interviews are likely to be held in the week commencing on 26th April 2021.


The School of Medicine and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science.

The School of Medicine holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award.  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.  As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN principles we strongly encourage applications from women.


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