Opening For Tissue Bank Operations Manager - London

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Opening For Tissue Bank Operations Manager - London

Job Ref:     QMUL5273

Tissue Bank Operations Manager

Applications are sought for a Tissue Bank Operations Manager to manage the running and delivery of the Institute’s Tissue Banks, including the Breast Cancer Campaign Tissue Bank and the Pancreas Tissue Bank, amongst others. The post will be based at the Barts Cancer Institute, within the Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London.

Essential requirements for this post include BSc in a scientific subject and significant experience in the organization and running of a technical service, experience in tissue handling and budget and grant management. Experience in project management would also be desirable. Previous experience in the implementation of Data Protection Act, Human Tissue Act, Good Clinical Practice would be an advantage. A demonstrated ability to communicate well, work within a team and maintain good laboratory records are also essential.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an enthusiastic forward-looking team in a vibrant environment, providing an invaluable resource to researchers. The postholder will interact with Clinical Leads of the Banks, the research staff as well as the funding bodies. The post is a full time, fixed term position for 3 ½ years. Starting salary will be in the Grade 5 range (£35,319 - £37,275 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance). Benefits include 30 days annual leave, plus 4 College closure days, flexible working hours, childcare vouchers scheme, defined benefit pension scheme and an interest free season ticket loan.

The Barts Cancer Institute requires that applicants invited for interview will need to provide all certificates to confirm their qualifications (specified in the Job Description).

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

Informal enquiries about this post, including arrangements to visit the Institute/Centre, can be made to Dr Delphine Purves (Tel: 020 7882 3503 or email eval(unescape('%64%6f%63%75%6d%65%6e%74%2e%77%72%69%74%65%28%27%3c%61%20%68%72%65%66%3d%22%6d%61%69%6c%74%6f%3a%6d%61%6e%61%67%65%72%40%71%6d%63%72%2e%71%6d%75%6c%2e%61%63%2e%75%6b%22%3e%6d%61%6e%61%67%65%72%40%71%6d%63%72%2e%71%6d%75%6c%2e%61%63%2e%75%6b%3c%2f%61%3e%27%29%3b'))) or Professor Louise Jones (Tel: 020 7882 3573 or e-mail eval(unescape('%64%6f%63%75%6d%65%6e%74%2e%77%72%69%74%65%28%27%3c%61%20%68%72%65%66%3d%22%6d%61%69%6c%74%6f%3a%6c%2e%6a%2e%6a%6f%6e%65%73%40%71%6d%75%6c%2e%61%63%2e%75%6b%22%3e%6c%2e%6a%2e%6a%6f%6e%65%73%40%71%6d%75%6c%2e%61%63%2e%75%6b%3c%2f%61%3e%27%29%3b'))).

Details about Barts Cancer Institute can be found at

To apply, please visit the Human Resources website on and search for reference QMUL 5273.

The closing date is 31st January 2015 and interviews are likely to be held in the week commencing on 8th February 2015.