Research Technician - QMUL25653
Department: Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £34,733 - £40,797 per annum (Grade 4)
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 07-Oct-2021
Closing date: 28-Oct-2021
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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.
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.
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
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
To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply' button below.
The closing date for applications is Thursday 28 th 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.
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