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Cryostorage Facility Technician - QMUL24256

Department: Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £27,742- £32,454 (Grade 3)
Reference: QMUL24256
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 16-Feb-2021
Closing date: 07-Mar-2021

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Overview:

BARTS CANCER INSTITUTE & WILLIAM HARVEY RESEARCH INSTITUTE

Cryostorage Facility Technician
QMUL24256

About the Role
Applications are sought for a technician to facilitate the smooth running of the state of the art Cryostorage Facility at Charterhouse Square. The post will support both the Barts Cancer Institute and the William Harvey Research Institute within the School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London

Details about the Barts Cancer Institute can be found at www.bci.qmul.ac.uk, and details about the William Harvey Research Institute can be found at http://www.whri.qmul.ac.uk/.

About You
Essential requirements for this post include 2 A levels in a relevant subject or substantial work experience in a relevant role, previous experience working in a biomedical research laboratory and experience using and managing databases. Experience in handling cryogenic liquids and tissue is desirable. A demonstrated ability to communicate well, work within a team and maintain accurate and detailed records are also essential.

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 a full time (35 hours per week), fixed term appointment for 1 year, with an expected start date of 8th March 2021. The starting salary will be Grade 3, in the range of £27,742 - £32,454 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 Lara Painter at l.painter@qmul.ac.uk or on +44 (0) 020 7882 8517.

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

The closing date for applications is 7st March 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.

 

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

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