Research Technician

Imperial College London - Surgery & Cancer, Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Faculty of Medicine

Campus: Chelsea & Westminster Hospital Campus and University College London, Gower Street

The successful candidate will play a key role in the ongoing collection, preparation and cataloguing of samples and their subsequent analysis in a variety of exciting research projects with other members of the multidisciplinary recurrent miscarriage team.

The post holder will be expected to provide assistance to Professor Mark Johnson and his research team in the effective day to day management of the laboratory. In addition, the post holder will perform molecular biology techniques including mRNA extraction, cDNA synthesis, qPCR and western blotting and prepare, perform and complete analysis of flow cytometry techniques.

Applicants must demonstrate how they meet the essential criteria for this role and in particular have a Bachelor degree in a scientific discipline or equivalent vocational qualification, or relevant laboratory based experience preferably in a relevant technical role. In addition, applicants must have knowledge of data protection issues, proven experience in a laboratory based environment, demonstrable knowledge of basic laboratory processes and techniques and previous experience in a supportive role within a laboratory environment.

This post is full time for a fixed term of 1 year.

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Should you have any queries please contact: Professor Mark Johnson -

Committed to equality and valuing diversity, we are also an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and are working in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.

The College is a proud signatory to the San-Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions, we evaluate applicants on the quality of their work, not the journal impact factor where it is published. For more information, see

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