Research Technician

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Fixed term contract, Permanent, TemporaryContract, Trainee

Salary See description

Updated 1 day ago

Reference 1364664

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Research Technician based in Belfast.

Research Technician

Ref: 18/106831

Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology

School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences

The Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology (CCRCB) sits within the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences.  CCRCB works with partners around the world in developing cancer treatments and pioneering advances in patient care.

The Technician will work within a research program funded by the Medical Research Foundation, led by Dr Donna Small. This project investigates the role of immunomodulatory molecules in respiratory cancers, such as malignant pleural mesothelioma. The successful Technician will provide specific in vivo and technical support services to the project, working directly with academic/research staff and PhD students so that experiments and research are completed in an efficient way.  This post is available for nine months.

The successful Technician will:

  • Academic and/or vocational qualifications i.e. OND/ONC and/or NVQ level 3 in relevant health science subject (Biomedical Science, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry)
  • 2 years relevant work experience in molecular and cell biology techniques including cell culture

Further information about the Centre can be found at //www.qub.ac.uk/research-centres/CentreforCancerResearchCellBiology/

Anticipated interview date: Tuesday 6 November 2018

Salary scale: £20,836 – £23,334 per annum (potential to progress to £24,771 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution)

To apply please click on the APPLY NOW button below to be directed to the company website.

Closing date: Wednesday 17 October 2018

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit.  It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability 

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding