Research Technician

Location
Hammersmith and Fulham, London (Greater)
Salary
£31,770 - £36,009, Full-time, fixed term
Posted
01 Nov 2018
Closes
30 Nov 2018
Ref
MED00843
Function
Specialist
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Job description Job summary

Imperial College Biomarker Resource Centre is a physical and virtual hub of core resources that is potentially accessible for use to all cancer research groups at Imperial College. ICBRC’s primary mandate is to support, promote and coordinate research, in order to increase the productivity as well as speed of translating basic scientific discoveries into clinical applications that will benefit patients.

The ICBRC is also the engine for translational research within the Imperial Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre (ECMC) and the Imperial Biomedical Research Centre. Imperial College is one of 18 centres in the ECMC Network. This initiative is jointly funded by Cancer Research UK and the National Institute of Health Research.

Duties and responsibilities

The post sits within the Division of Cancer, Department of Surgery and Cancer and the post holder will provide biobanking and data collection support for the ICBRC team. In addition the post holder will be responsible for collecting biological specimens and ensuring that appropriate consent has been obtained from subjects.

Essential requirements

Applicants as part of their application must demonstrate how they meet the essential criteria required of this post. In particular, applicants must have an undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification in a biological discipline. Additionally, applicants should possess experience in laboratory-based research or have equivalent work experience in a relevant technical or scientific role. Knowledge of ethical requirements around human specimen storage and their use is desirable.

Further information

This post is full time and for a fixed term of 12 months in the first instance.