Human Resources

Research IT Officer x2 - QMUL24319

Department: Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £27742 - £34,220 (Grade 3)
Reference: QMUL24319
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 12-Feb-2021
Closing date: 11-Mar-2021

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Barts Cancer Institute/Department of Director’s Office

 Post title: Research IT Officer Post ref: QMUL24319


About the Role

Post-holders will be expected to provide 1st and 2nd line desktop support and advice to approximately 400 users. You should have experience of working in an IT support role, ideally in a multi-user environment on a PC platform, along with previous experience of supporting users in an Active Directory environment. Additionally, experience of working with both PC and Mac platforms and using Citrix, RSA 2FA, Sophos Endpoint security/encryption, SCCM, VMware (ESX server) would be an advantage.

About You

Applicants must be educated to A Levels (Grades A-C) or NVQ Level 3 or BTEC Level 3 in relevant subject(s). A relevant Professional qualification (e.g. ITIL) would be an advantage. Post-holder must have a good understanding of computer hardware and software. Fluency in English, and the ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical users are 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. 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.


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 April 2021. 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 Mohamed Ali at

The closing date for applications is 11th March 2021.

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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