Research Technician, Barts Cancer Institute

London, United Kingdom
£28,702-£30,245 per annum inclusive of London Allowance (Grade 3)
06 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
03 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Department: Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £28,702-£30,245 per annum inclusive of London Allowance (Grade 3)
Location: Charterhouse Square
Closing date: 03-Sep-2019


Applications are sought for a Research Technician to provide technical support to the development of novel oncolytic virotherapies for treatment of cancer project to enable members to efficiently carry out their research projects. The research will be based in the Centre for Biomarkers & Biotherapeutics, Barts Cancer Institute, within the Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London.

The postholder must have a BSc or equivalent in a biological or related science. Essential requirements for this post include experience of working in a biomedical research laboratory, as well as strong experience in immunology. Knowledge in the field of a wide range of tissue culture techniques, animal experiments and immunological assays would be an advantage. A demonstrated ability to communicate well, work within a team and maintain good laboratory records are also essential.

The post is a full time, fixed term position for 30 months. Starting salary will be in the Grade 3 range £28,702-£30,245 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and an interest free season ticket loan.

The Barts Cancer Institute requires applicants to provide all certificates at interview to confirm their qualifications (specified in the Job Description).

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.

Informal enquiries about this post, including arrangements to visit the Institute/Centre, can be made to Prof Yaohe Wang, Tel: 02078823596 or email Yaohe.wang@qmul.ac.uk

Details about Barts Cancer Institute can be found at https://www.bartscancer.london/

To apply, and for full job details, please visit the Human Resources website on http://www.hr.qmul.ac.uk/vacancies and search for reference QMUL19552.

The Closing date is 3rd September 2019 and interviews are likely 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.

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