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Laboratory Support Assistant - QMUL20449

Department: Centre for Molecular Oncology, Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £22,212 to £27,034 per annum (Grade 2)
Reference: QMUL20449
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 28-Oct-2019
Closing date: 22-Nov-2019

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Applications are sought for a Laboratory Support Assistant in the Barts Cancer Institute, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London and will be based in the Institute’s laboratories at Charterhouse Square.

The appointee will be expected to provide routine services for laboratory personnel including washing up and sterilisation of laboratory glassware, autoclaving, the collection and organisation of lab supplies, routine maintenance and care of equipment. 

Essential requirements for this post include previous laboratory experience including ability to carry out routine and repetitive tasks to maintain a clean, safe and orderly laboratories. A demonstrated ability to communicate well, work within a team and good organizational skills also essential.

The post is full time (35 hours per week), indefinite position. Starting salary will be in the range £22,212 to £27,034 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, a defined benefit 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 Vipul Bhakta Tel: 020 7882 2109 or email

Details about Barts Cancer Institute can be found at

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The closing date is 22 November 2019 and interviews will be held shortly thereafter.


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The School of Medicine and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science.

The School of Medicine holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award.  We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers.  We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support.  As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN principles we strongly encourage applications from women.



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