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Research Technician - QMUL21541

Department: Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £35,144 - £38,084 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL21541
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 09-Sep-2020
Closing date: 09-Oct-2020

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Applications are sought for an experienced Research Technician to be involved in the successful establishment and running of a gene editing service, as part of a newly formed Functional Genomics initiative. The successful applicant will have experience in gene editing technologies including CRISPR-Cas9.  The research will be based in the Centre for Cancer Cell and Molecular Biology, Barts Cancer Institute, within the Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London.

Desirable requirements for this post include a PhD in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or equivalent. Experience with functional genomic screening 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, fixed term appointment until March 2022, with the possibility of extension. Starting salary will be in the range of £35,144 - £38,084 per annum  inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days’ annual leave, pension scheme, an interest-free season ticket loan and family-friendly working.

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 ot remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.


Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Sarah Martin at or on +44 (0) 207 882 3599.

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The closing date for applications is 09 October 2020.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.


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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