|Salary:||£36,348 to £42,592 per annum (pro-rata), inclusive of London allowance (Grade 4).|
|Placed On:||8th February 2023|
|Closes:||6th March 2023|
About the Role
An exciting opportunity exists for a Senior Research Technician to join the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry’s Genome Centre. The Centre is a dynamic central facility providing genetics and genomics expertise to researchers with a huge diversity of interests within Queen Mary, University of London. Projects range from naked mole rat genetics, through the genomics of intensive care, to single cell analysis of tumour progression, mainly focused on medical genomics applications. We support a variety of technical approaches including single cell analysis (RNAseq and epigenomics), genetics, transcriptomics, and epigenomics. Most recently we have expanded our offering in Spatial genomics and are a certified supplier of Visium services and have recently acquired complimentary Nanostring technology (geoMX and cosMX). More details of what we do can be found here https://www.qmul.ac.uk/blizard/genome-centre/.
The successful applicant will have a meticulous eye for detail, a knack for rapid troubleshooting, and a proven track record of laboratory work, with significant experience in one of our main areas of operation. You will have strong interpersonal skills and a first or second class degree in a relevant discipline.
About the School/Department/Institute/Project
The Blizard Institute was established in 2003 and is one of six Institutes within the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, QMUL. The Institute comprises approximately 350 staff based in four academic Centres and one Public Engagement Centre, and supports a combined total of c750 postgraduate research and taught students. The Institute aims to deliver excellence in all aspects of research, teaching and clinical service.
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 End campus.
The post is based at the Whitechapel Campus. It is a full-time, permanent appointment with an expected start date of March 2023. The starting salary will be Grade 4, in the range of £36,348 - £42,592 per annum (pro-rata), 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 Dr Charles Mein at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The closing date for applications is 06th March 2023.
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