|Salary:||£40,386 to £47,414 per annum (pro-rata) including London allowance (grade 5).|
|Placed On:||3rd February 2023|
|Closes:||18th March 2023|
About the Role
We are advertising an exciting opportunity to manage the Preclinical Imaging Core Facility in the Barts Cancer Institute CRUK Major Centre of Excellence. The post-holder will be responsible for the smooth daily operation and maintenance of the imaging facility, providing technical, research and administrative support to researchers. Development of the facility, introduction of new equipment/techniques, increasing the internal and external user base and sound financial management will be key aspects of the job. The post holder will also be responsible for training academic and junior imaging staff in imaging animal procedures, developing new techniques, supporting image analysis and ensuring secure data storage.
As a candidate for this position, you will have a PhD in a relevant subject, or an undergraduate degree with equivalent experience. You will have significant practical experience and expertise in live small animal imaging techniques (for example radionuclide imaging (PET/CT and SPECT/CT), MRI, ultrasound imaging, optical), image analysis and quantitation techniques. Prior experience of working within a core facility/imaging lab would be an advantage. This is an exciting opportunity to use your expertise and develop your people and facility management skills within a dynamic and varied research environment.
About the Institute
The Barts Cancer Institute (BCI) is a Cancer Research UK Centre of Excellence whose work aims to transform the lives of those with and at risk of cancer through innovative research in the laboratory, in patients and in populations. BCI is internationally renowned in many areas of cancer research and it combines ground-breaking basic research with the expertise of clinicians and clinician scientists. BCI is committed in supporting and developing future cancer researchers through its extensive postgraduate training. It is one of six institutes within The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry (FMD). The Preclinical Imaging Core Facility sits within the BCI in the Centre for Cancer Biomarkers and Biotherapeutics, and is part of the Cancer Imaging Laboratory. The Laboratory team has significant expertise, research interests and commercial collaborations in radiotracer development, advanced cell therapy imaging and radionuclide therapy research. Our researchers have many active collaborations with world-leading cancer biologists within the BCI, the wider QMUL faculty, Barts Health NHS Trust, the City of London (CoL) CRUK Major Centre in Biotherapeutics comprising QMUL BCI, UCL, KCL and the Francis Crick Institute, CoL CRUK-RadNet, as well as numerous external academic and commercial collaborations.
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.
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.
The post is based at the Barts Cancer Institute at Charterhouse Square in London. It is a permanent position and the starting salary will be Grade 5, in the range of £40,386 - £47,414 per annum (pro-rata), inclusive of London Allowance.
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 (Dr Jane Sosabowski) firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date for applications is 18 March 2023.
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