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Senior Research Technician Flow Cytometry Core Facility

Department: Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £38,165 - £44,722 (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL34012
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 12 September 2023
Closing date: 26 September 2023

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Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry/ Barts Cancer Institute /Flow Cytometry Core Service

Post title: Senior Research Technician

Post ref: QMUL33962

About the Role

This post is to provide experienced technical support for the Flow Cytometry Service in the Barts CR-UK Centre/William Harvey Research Institute. Being mutually supportive and covering duties as necessary during colleagues’ absences and at times of additional pressure. The post-holder will be expected to be responsible for contributing to the operation and maintenance of flow cytometry equipment and for the analysis and sorting of samples by flow cytometry/FACS, for training academic staff and junior cytometry staff.

About You

Candidates will have a BSc or equivalent in a relevant subject. The successful applicant will have significant practical experience in multiparameter (>10) cell sorting and cytometric analysis, on a variety of cytometers. Experience of working in a core service and mass cytometry (CyTOF and Hyperion) will be an advantage.

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. 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. BCI is committed in supporting and developing future cancer researchers through its extensive postgraduate training. It is one of six institutes within The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry (FMD).

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 It is full time for 12 months in the first instance, with the possibility of extending up to a further 4 years subject to funding. The starting salary will be Grade 4, in the range of £38,165 - £44,722 per annum (pro-rata), 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 (Professor John F Marshall) at

The closing date for applications is 26 September 2023.


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