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Technician - QMUL23914

Department: Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: Range of £25,048 per annum (Grade 2)
Reference: QMUL23914
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 13-Jan-2021
Closing date: 10-Feb-2021

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About the Role

Essential requirements for this post include previous laboratory experience including ability to carry out routine and repetitive tasks and using databases and spreadsheets. A demonstrated ability to communicate well, work within a team and good organisational skills also essential.

About You

The appointee will be expected to provide technical support to the project entitled “Dissecting the role of supernumerary centrosomes-induced exosome secretion in PDAC microenvironment” to enable members of the Godinho laboratory to efficiently carry out their research projects. The appointee is also expected to work as part of the project “Dissecting the role of supernumerary centrosomes-induced exosome secretion in PDAC microenvironment” as part of the Godinho laboratory, being mutually supportive and covering duties as necessary during colleagues’ absences and at times of additional pressure.

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 from the Centre for Experimental Cancer Medicine and the Barts NHS Trust to achieve improvements in cancer patient care.


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), fixed term appointment for 1.5 years, with an expected start date of February 2021. The starting salary will be Grade 2, in the range of £25,048 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 Susana Godinho at

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 10th February 2021.

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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