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Research Technician - QMUL21705

Department: Centre for Immunobiology and Regenerative Medicine, Institute of Dentistry
Salary: £27,742- £34,220 per annum (Grade 3)
Reference: QMUL21705
Location: Whitechapel
Date posted: 21-Feb-2020
Closing date: 30-Apr-2020

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Applications are invited for a full-time Research Technician post within the Institute of Dentistry at Bart’s and The London Medical School, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).  The position is within the internationally recognized Blizard Institute, which is the largest institute of Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry that bring together areas of modern biomedicine, with particular expertise in cell biology, genomics, immunology, neuroscience, primary care, population health and trauma sciences.

The Research Technician  will be interested in dissecting the molecular and cellular mechanisms involved in oral cancer formation and in understanding the regenerative potential of the oral mucosa.  The position will be assisting  with day-to-day management of the lab, assist with experiments and development of the research programme, in addition to organisation and maintenance of mouse colonies. Promotion of 3 R’s and overall awareness of the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 is essential and the post-holder will be expected to take an active part in ensuring that best practice is maintained in all procedures.

The post holder is expected to provide ongoing training to new members of research staff.

Applicants should hold a Bachelor, Master’s degree or equivalent in biological or related science at minimum and have significant laboratory bench skills in molecular and cell biology techniques.   Ideally be a holder of Home Office Personal Licence or equivalent overseas certification.

The post is full-time for 36 months. Starting salary will be in the range (£27,742- £34,220 depending on experience) per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days’ annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan. Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Ines Sequeira (

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.

Details about the Institute can be found at

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Application enquiries can be directed to

The closing date for all applications is 30 April 2020.

Interviews are expected to take place shortly afterwards.

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The School of Medicine and Dentistry and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science.


The School of Medicine and Dentistry 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 wo

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