|Salary:||£32,999 to £40,223 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.|
|Placed On:||3rd October 2023|
|Closes:||17th October 2023|
About the Role
The role of the Research Technician is to deliver a specific biosensor development research project whilst working with other team members for sample collection, processing and data administration. The successful candidate will undertake research investigations under the supervision of the Principal Investigator and in collaboration with other researchers and industrial collaborators.
The candidate should have a BSc or equivalent in a biological, biochemical or related science. Knowledge in biomarker development and previous work experience in a biomedical research laboratory using/processing human samples is essential. Experience in biomarker translational studies and sensitive protein detection technologies are advantageous. The ability to interpret the scientific literature and incorporate this into the project as well as strong communication skills, both written and verbal are also required.
About the School/Department/Institute/Project
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. It is one of six institutes within The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry (FMD) 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 from the Centre for Experimental Cancer Medicine and the Barts NHS Trust to achieve improvements in cancer patient care. BCI is also a partner in the CRUK City of London Major Centre (together with UCL, Kings and the Francis Crick Institute) which is a Centre of Excellence in Biotherapeutics.
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 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 Charterhouse Square Campus in London. It is full time (35 hours per week), fixed term appointment for one year, with an expected start date of November 2023. The starting salary will be Grade 3 or 4 based on experience and qualifications, in the range of £32,999-£40,223 per annum, 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 (Prof. Yong-Jie Lu) at firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for applications is 17 October 2023
Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.
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