Tissue Bank Technician

London, United Kingdom
£27,251 - £33,615 per annum inclusive of London Allowance (Grade 3)
06 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
27 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Department: Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £27,251 - £33,615 per annum inclusive of London Allowance (Grade 3)
Location: Charterhouse Square
Closing date: 27-Aug-2019


Applications are sought for a Tissue Bank Technician to support BCI portfolio of tissue banks, with comprehensive, efficient and effective tissue processing, storage and distribution The successful applicant will have experience of handling and processing human tissue in an oncology research environment. The research will be based in the Director’s Office, Barts Cancer Institute, within the Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London.

Essential requirements for this post include sample archiving and management using LIMS as well as strong organisational skills. Experience of nucleic acid extraction and conducting audits would be an advantage. A demonstrated ability to communicate well, work within a team and maintain accurate and complete records are also essential.

The post is full time and for one year. Starting salary will be in the range £27,251 - £33,615 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 that applicants invited for interview will need to provide all certificates 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 ot remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries about this post, including arrangements to visit the Institute/Centre, can be made to Miss Sameena Iqbal, email sameena.iqbal@qmul.ac.uk

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

To apply, please visit the Human Resources website on http://www.hr.qmul.ac.uk/vacancies and search for reference QMUL19504.

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[To apply and for full job details including a job description and person specification please visit http://www.hr.qmul.ac.uk/jobs/ and search for reference QMUL19504.}

The Closing date is 27 August 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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