Research Technician, Stoller Biomarker Discovery Centre

Manchester, United Kingdom
£27,025 to £31,302 per annum (according to relevant experience)
01 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 15/10/2018
Salary : £27,025 to £31,302 per annum (according to relevant experience)
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Biology, Medicine & Health
Division : Cancer Sciences
Hours Per week : 35 Hours
Contract Duration : ASAP until 31 July 2020

The University invites applications for the above post which is available as soon as possible until 31st July 2020.

The objective of this role is to prepare samples for proteomic analyses and acquire mass spectrometry data from a variety of different starting material including clinical material, seeking out novel biomarkers of disease, response to therapy, toxicity and so on. The project will employ a variety of analytical biochemistry techniques plus advanced mass spectrometry and bioinformatic approaches in a multidisciplinary approach to clinical research. This will include the preparation and optimisation of SOPs for data independent analysis (SWATH-MS) from the 6600 Triple ToF mass spectrometer. Regular weekend work (with time off in lieu) will be required.

You will have previous experience of maintaining a biochemistry/cell biology or analytical laboratory, knowledge of the relevant legislation, experience of both mass spectrometry and of preparing Standard Operating Procedures and risk assessments. Previous experience of chromatography and a relevant higher education qualification would be advantageous.

You will have experience of performing immunoassays/ related technologies, working with clinical samples and mass spectrometry (MS). Experience of working with a LIMS system would be an advantage.

The School is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School holds a Bronze Award for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Dr Ivona Baricevic-Jones


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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