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Deputy Tissue Bank Operations Manager - QMUL18690

Department: Centre for Tumour Biology, Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £33,615-£39,483 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL18690
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 30-May-2019
Closing date: 27-Jun-2019

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Applications are sought for a Deputy Tissue Bank Operations Manager to manage tissue acquisition, storage, material requests and release, data verification, line management of junior staff. The successful applicant will have significant expertise in handling solid tissue and bodily fluids. The research will be based in the Centre for Tumour Biology, Barts Cancer Institute, Charterhouse Square within the Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London.

Essential requirements for this post include degree in biological science or equivalent (2.1 or above) significant expertise in handling solid tissue and bodily fluids and extensive experience in using and maintaining specimen tracking database and clinical datasets .A demonstrated ability to communicate well, work within a team and maintain good laboratory records are also essential.

The post holder will report to Tissue Bank Principal Investigator (Breast Cancer Now)

The post is full time, fixed term for 36 months. Starting salary will be in the £33,615-£39,483 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and an 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, including arrangements to visit the Institute/Centre, can be made to Denise Gardner,

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To apply, please click on the apply link below.

The Closing date is 27 June 2019 and interviews are likely to be held shortly thereafter.

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