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Laboratory Technician x 2 - QMUL22669

Department: Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £27,742 - £34,220 per annum (Grade 3)
Reference: QMUL22669
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 28-Oct-2020
Closing date: 28-Nov-2020

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Overview:

About the Role

Applications are sought for a Laboratory Technician to provide technical support to ensure the BCI Research and Teaching laboratories and facilities are running smoothly to enable members to efficiently carry out their research projects.

About You

The postholder must have a BSc or equivalent in a biological or related science. Essential requirements for this post include experience of working in a research laboratory, as well as carry out a range of operational tasks including equipment maintenance, maintaining communal laboratory spaces and support teaching activities. Knowledge in the field of Tissue Culture and Molecular Biology techniques would be an advantage. A demonstrated ability to communicate well, work within a team and maintain good laboratory records are also essential.

About the Institute

The Barts Cancer Institute (BCI) is a Cancer Research UK Centre of Excellence whose work aims to transform the lives of those with and at risk of cancer through innovative research in the laboratory, in patients and in populations. BCI is internationally renowned in many areas of cancer research and it combines ground-breaking basic research with the expertise of clinicians and clinician scientists.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.

Benefits

We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Charterhouse Square Campus in London. It is full time (35 hours per week), permanent appointment, with an expected start date in December 2020. The starting salary will be Grade 3, in the range of £27,742 - £34,220 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

 

Informal enquiries should be addressed to bci-hr@qmul.ac.uk.

The closing date for applications is 28 November 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.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

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