Administrative Assistant

Imperial College London - Department of Surgery & Cancer

Division of Cancer   

The Imperial College Healthcare Tissue Bank (ICHTB) is an established HRA approved and HTA licensed tissue bank, embedded within the Histopathology Departments of Charing Cross Hospital, Hammersmith Hospital and St Mary’s Hospital.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Administrative Assistant to assist technical and clinical staff working in ICHTB.

The post will be based mainly at Charing Cross Hospital in Hammersmith, but rotation to other West London sites may be required on occasion. The post holder will be responsible for providing administrative support for ICHTB in order to progress the objectives of the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, the Imperial Cancer Research UK Centre, and the Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre.

The post will build on existing clinical research programmes and assist with delivery of projects related to the BRC funded tissue bank. 

Applicants should demonstrate how they meet the essential criteria required for the post but specifically have at least 2 A levels and the ability to apply basic office skills. Applicants will need a thorough knowledge of basic administrative processes e.g. minute taking and database entry, and a thorough knowledge of basic computing programmes such as Microsoft Word and Excel.

The post is full time for a fixed term of 12 months in the first instance.

For informal enquiries please contact Mrs Laura Barker (

Our preferred method of application is online via our website Please complete and upload an application form as directed. Previous applicants need not re-apply.

Reference number: SM058-17HP

Closing date: 28 September 2017

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