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Quality Assurance Monitor - QMUL23812

Department: Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £34,220 - £37,076 (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL23812
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 17-Dec-2020
Closing date: 28-Jan-2021

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Centre for Tumour Biology
Quality Assurance Monitor

Applications are sought for a PCRFTB quality assurance monitor to undertake research investigations in collaboration with and under the supervision of the Principal Investigator (PI) in order to realise the objectives and development of the national pancreas tissue banking research programme (PCRFTB). The position will be based in the Centre for Tumour Biology, Barts Cancer Institute, within the Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London.

Essential requirements for this post include a degree in a relevant biological subject along with a valid Good Clinical Practice course certificate. Laboratory and tissue banking experience is essential. An appropriate publication record would be an advantage. A demonstrated ability to communicate well, work within a team and maintain good records are also essential. Particular qualities required include conducting audits, quality controls and quality assurance checks, statistical analysis, generation of reports and interpretation of results in relation to consenting, sample acquisition, shipping, storage and distribution as well as generation of standard operating procedures. The candidate will be assisting Chief Investigator, Coordinator, Technician in day-to-day operations of PCRFTB

The post is a full time, fixed term position for potentially 15 months with a definitive end date of 31 May 2022. Starting salary will be in the range £34,220 - £37,076 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 applicants to provide all certificates at interview 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 can be made to Prof Hemant Kocher, email

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The closing date is 28th January 2021 and interviews are likely to be held online the week commencing on 1st Febuary 2021.

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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