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Tissue Bank Acquisition Team Leader - QMUL18693

Department: Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £27,251 - £33,615 per annum inclusive of London Allowance (Grade 3)
Reference: QMUL18693
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 19-Jun-2019
Closing date: 17-Jul-2019

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Applications are sought for a Tissue Bank Acquisition Team Leader to co-ordinate day-to day activities of the Operational Centre (OC) of the Breast Cancer Now Tissue Bank Acquisition Officers. The successful applicant will have experience of obtaining informed consent from patients and in handling solid tissue and bodily fluids in oncology research environment. The research will be based in the Centre for Tumoue 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 a minimum of 2 A Levels in Biology or Chemistry, working knowledge of Human Tissue Act, Principles of Good Clinical Practice, General Data Protection Regulation and research governance framework legislation. Experience with with developing Standard Operating Procedures would be an advantage. A demonstrated ability to communicate well, work within a team and maintain good laboratory records are also essential.

The post is full time and fixed term for 36 months. The post holder will be expected to start on 1st September 2019. Starting salary will be in the range £27,251-£33,615 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, email

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To apply, please visit the Human Resources website on and search for reference QMUL18693.

The Closing date is 17 July 2019 and interviews are likely to be held shortly thereafter.

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