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Research Technician - QMUL25653

Department: Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £34,733 - £40,797 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL25653
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 07-Oct-2021
Closing date: 28-Oct-2021

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Overview:

About the Role

Applications are sought for a Research Technician to provide comprehensive histological support for the whole of the Barts Cancer Institute (BCI) as well as external units as required.The role will be based in the Directors Office within Core Services at Barts Cancer Institute, within the Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London.

About You

The postholder must have a BSc or equivalent in a biological or related science. Essential requirements for this post include experience in histopathological techniques, such as tissue processing, cryotome and microtomy and H&E staining. Knowledge of laboratoy procedures, materials, equipment and supplies, infectious agents and diseases. A demonstrated ability to communicate well, work within a team and maintain good laboratory 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 Campus in London. It is full time (35 hours per week), fixed term appointment for 1 year, with an expected start date of 1st December 2021. The starting salary will be Grade 4, in the range of £34,733 - £40,797 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 Nadia Rahman at n.rahman@qmul.ac.uk

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

The closing date for applications is Thursday 28th October 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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