|Salary:||£28,762 to £33,314 per annum (Grade 5)|
|Placed On:||20th March 2023|
|Closes:||6th April 2023|
The Wales Cancer Biobank (WCB), based within the School of Medicine, Cardiff University, is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Research Assistant. The postholder will liaise with researchers applying to use the biosample resource and assist with the management of research applications to ensure robust project tracking is maintained. They will also be required to undertake data collection and data entry duties, extracting relevant medical information from clinical electronic systems and executing queries to match sample requests to inventory. Accurate data collation and data entry is key.
The post will also involve contact with NHS patients to ask cancer patients for informed consent to donate biosamples, arrange or take blood samples and liaise with operating theatre and pathology staff to ensure timely sample processing. This will require working with patients and a variety of healthcare professionals, laboratory staff, and cancer researchers meaning excellent interpersonal and team working skills will be vital. The postholder must be able to work on their own initiative and unsupervised to deadlines and be proficient at planning and organising their own workload
This post will be based on the Heath Park campus.
Cardiff University offers many excellent benefits, including 45 days annual leave (including bank holidays), local pension scheme, a cycle to work scheme and other travel initiatives, annual increments within the pay scale, and more. It is an exciting and vibrant place to work, with many different challenges and is a proud Living Wage supporter.
We want to support and develop you once you have started in the role using a combination of the following to get the best out of you:
For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Alison Parry-Jones, Operations Director, Wales Cancer Biobank – Parry-JonesA@cardiff.ac.uk.
This post is full-time (35 hours per week), fixed term until 31 March 2025 and available from 26 April 2023.
Salary: £28,762 - £33,314 per annum (Grade 5). Appointments to roles at Cardiff University are usually made at bottom of scale unless in exceptional circumstances.
Closing date: Thursday, 6 April 2023
Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds. We therefore welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of sex, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, trans identity, relationship status, religion or belief, caring responsibilities, or age. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.
“Cardiff University is a signatory to the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions we will evaluate applicants on the quality of their research, not publication metrics or the identity of the journal in which the research is published. More information is available at: Responsible research assessment - Research - Cardiff University
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