Research Technician

University College London - Cancer Institute

The UCL Cancer Institute is a £40 million investment in central London based at University College London (UCL), one of the world’s top universities and a founding member of the Crick Institute. UCL Cancer Institute draws together over 300 scientists working together to develop world-class basic and translational cancer research. 

We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Research Technician to join the Cell Communication lab at the UCL Cancer Institute. The successful applicant will aid the development of advanced mass-spectrometry and mass-cytometry technology to study cell-cell signalling in organoid models of colorectal cancer. 

The duties and responsibilities of the post holder include but are not limited to: planning, performing, analysing and interpreting experiments under the direction of the grant holder, Dr. Chris Tape, with the aim of creating research tools and of furthering knowledge related to the research project; performing experiments to understand cell signaling using advanced high-dimensional mass-cytometry; making figures for internal and external presentations, drafting manuscripts for publication. 

The post is funded by CRUK for a period of 36 months in the first instance.

Key Requirements

The successful candidate is expected to have experience in flow/mass-cytometry and organoid culture will be advantageous. Familiarity with analysing high-dimensional signalling data will also be beneficial. The Research Technician will also support the Cell Communication lab by ordering and general laboratory management.

Further Details

To apply click the "Apply" button at bottom of this page. 

For enquiries regarding the application process please contact Laime Matkeviciute (HR Assistant),

For enquiries regarding the project, please contact Dr. Chris Tape, . For more information about the Cell Communication laboratory at UCL, please visit:

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59

Interview date: TBC

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and success in addressing gender equality.

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. 

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