The Division of Cancer welcomes applications for the role of Research Technician. The successful candidate will support collaborative projects, undertaken in Professor Justin Stebbing’s laboratory under the supervision of Dr Nina Moderau at Imperial College, in the field of breast cancer research.
Duties and responsibilities
The post holder will assist in the development of a versatile 3D model for breast cancer initiation and progression. This project requires previous experience in basic molecular, cellular and biochemical techniques with a strong emphasis on advanced cloning techniques. Additionally, this work will involve tissue culture, 3D cancer models, in vivo experiments and human samples handling.
Applicants must demonstrate, as part of their application, how they meet the essential criteria of this post. In particular, applicants will have a First degree in biological sciences or related field, or equivalent vocational qualification and / or equivalent experience within a laboratory environment. Additionally, applicants must possess experience in molecular and cell biology techniques: especially molecular cloning and nucleic acid work, experience of working in the field of cancer research and experience in cell culture techniques.
Applicants must also have the ability to read and follow written methodologies or protocols in a concise and skilled manner with attention to detail in record keeping and the ability to learn and trouble-shoot new methods. Proven laboratory and organisations skills are also essential requirements.
This post is full time and fixed term for 12 months.