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Research Technician - QMUL25351

Department: Centre for Neuroscience and Trauma, Blizard Institute
Salary: £27,742- £ 34,220 per annum (pro rata) (Grade 3)
Reference: QMUL25351
Location: Whitechapel
Date posted: 06-Jul-2021
Closing date: 03-Aug-2021

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About the Role

A Research Technician is required to work at the Centre for Neuroscience, Surgery and Trauma, part of the Blizard Institute. The post-holder will be involved in all aspects of the in vitro and clinical trials carried out by the Multiple Sclerosis group. The candidate will be responsible for reviewing and optimizing standard operating procedures for collection, processing and storage of biological samples.

About You

Applicants will have a minimum of 2 A-Levels in relevant subjects or equivalent vocational qualifications. They will have previous experience of standard laboratory techniques, and preferably experience in biochemical assays use and development.

About the Institute

The Blizard Institute is the largest institute of Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry and aims to deliver excellence in all aspects of research, teaching and clinical service. The Institute is organised into 5 separate Centres, which though complementary and following the Institute strategic plan, also have Centre-specific objectives and requirements.

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 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.


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 Whitechapel Campus, London. It is a part-time appointment,17.5 hrs/per week, fixed term appointment for 12 months, with an expected to start as soon as possible. The starting salary will be Grade 3, in the range of £27,742- £ 34,220 per annum (pro rata), 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 Jyoti Salhan at or on +44 (0) 020 7882 3637.

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

The closing date for applications is 3rd August 2021

Interviews will be held shortly thereafter.

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