IT Officer

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Fixed term contract

Salary See description

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1405841

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for an IT Officer based in Belfast.

FT / Temp (until 31 December 2021)

IT Officer

Ref: 19/107372

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 and the Precision Medicine Centre (PMC) is a new clinical laboratory bringing together high-throughput genomics, digital pathology and big data analytics in a fully integrated fashion. The PMC aims to accelerate the translation of potentially relevant diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic findings into clinically actionable information by applying state-of-the-art technology in a clinical laboratory environment. Our partnerships and collaborations with industry, academia and healthcare organisations maximises the potential to capitalise on the value of integrated clinical and biomarker information to improve patient’s outcome.

The PMC operates within a structure of two core interconnected sections – Genomics and Tissue Hybridization & Digital Pathology, linked by a Bioinformatics team and supported by a dedicated management team. The PMC, working in partnership with the successful Northern Ireland Biobank (NIB), is integrated in an existing molecular programme honed by successful research grant funding investment of several million, infrastructure programmes and clinical trials.

The IT Officer will support the new Innovate UK PathLAKE programme by providing a high quality IT support service for the diagnosis and resolution of IT related queries and problems within the PMC.  The successful candidate will install and commission new IT equipment and software to University standards, perform proactive maintenance on deployed systems in the centre, ensuring compliance with University standards.

This post is available until 31 December 2021. 

The successful IT Officer will have:

  • Computing related degree and 3 years’ recent relevant experience


  • HND and 5 years’ recent relevant experience working in an IT support environment.

Further information about the Centre can be found at //

To Apply

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Anticipated interview date: Wednesday 29 May 2019

Salary scale: £33,199 – £36,261 per annum

Closing date: 8 May 2019