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Tissue Bank Acquisition Officer - QMUL11163

Department: Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £20,915 - £25,600 (Grade 2)
Reference: QMUL11163
Date posted: 23-Mar-2017
Closing date: 23-Apr-2017

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Barts Cancer Institute

Director’s Office

Tissue Bank Acquisition Officer

Applications are sought for a Tissue Bank Acquisition Officer to support BCI portfolio of tissue banks, with comprehensive, efficient and effective tissue acquisition and distribution. The post will be based in the Director’s Office, Barts Cancer Institute, within the Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London.

Essential requirements for this post include GCSE or equivalent (including English and Mathematics, grade A-C) and previous laboratory experience including tissue handling. Experience in communicating with patients or other lay audience and using databases is desirable. A demonstrated ability to communicate well, work within a team and maintain accurate and detailed records are also essential.

The post is part time (14 hours per week) for one year. Starting salary will be in the range £20,915 - £25,600 (pro rata) per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days’ annual leave pro rata, defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

The Barts Cancer Institute requires that applicants invited for interview will need to provide all certificates 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 Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries about this post can be made to Mr Thomas Dowe Tel: 020 7882 2113 or email

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The closing date for all applications is: 23 April 2017

Interviews are expected to take place shortly afterwards.

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