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Research Application Programmer - Tissue Bank - QMUL15706

Department: Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: Salary will be in the range £32,956 - £38,709 per annum inclusive of London Allowance (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL15706
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 02-Oct-2018
Closing date: 13-Oct-2018

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Barts Cancer Institute

Director’s Office

Research Application Programmer – Tissue Bank

Applications are sought for a Research Application Programmer to support the BCI portfolio of tissue banks, with design, build, validation and maintenance of databases. 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 ‘A’ levels or equivalent and experience of designing, building and maintaining databases Oracle (preferable), Access, Perl and MySQL. Experience of using version control systems and common build tools such as Maven is desirable. A demonstrated ability to communicate well, work independently and be able to prioritise a varied workload is also essential.

The post is full time for 24 months. Starting salary will be in the range £32,956 - £38,709 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days’ annual leave, 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 Jonathan Croft, Head of Research Computing (Tel: 020 7882 3534 or email

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The closing date for all applications is: 13 October 2018.

Interviews are expected to take place shortly afterwards.

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