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Scientific Officer – Genomic Facility

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Key Information

Salary: Commencement on the salary range is subject to comparable skills and experience. Future progression is based on annual performance review.

This role is eligible for ICR Sponsorship.  Support will be provided for costs associated with Visa application. If you are considering relocating to the UK, further information can be found here

Duration of Contract: Fixed Term for 3 years

Hours per week: 35 hours per week Full Time

Closing Date: 20/10/2023 

Job Details

The ICR Genomics Facility is looking for a highly motivated Scientific Officer to join their team of wet-lab scientists and Bioinformaticians. The Facility provides NGS library preparations and sequencing for researchers within ICR and beyond. The post holder will be responsible for providing technical support for a number of NGS projects. Experience in molecular biology techniques and keen interest in learning new techniques are essential for this role. Previous experience in NGS technologies, including genomic library construction and the operation of next generation sequencing instruments would be desirable for this role.

This post is for 3 years in the first instance, with the possibility of extension. 

Key Requirements

The successful candidate must have:

  • BSc/MSc degree in Biomedical Science
  • Appropriate laboratory experience, including PCR, qPCR, enzymatic reactions, DNA and RNA quantification.
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Highly committed with a keen desire to produce high-quality scientific data.
  • Willingness to learn new techniques/approaches.

We encourage all applicants to access the job pack attached for more detailed information regarding this role. For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact the Genomics Facility Manager Shichina Kannambath via Email on [email protected].

Department/Directorate Information

The Genomics Facility if part of the wider Academic Services Directorate supporting the researchers at the ICR. The use of cutting-edge technology coupled with the brilliant expertise to employ it effectively is essential to the success and progress of our research work.  We are proud to have a number of core facilities within the ICR that provide this resource to our researchers.

About The Institute of Cancer Research

Why work for us?

As a member of staff, you’ll have exclusive access to a range of staff benefits.

The ICR is committed to supporting overseas applicants applying for roles, please click here to find out further information.

The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes, with an outstanding record of achievement dating back more than 100 years. Further information about working at the ICR can be found here. 

We look forward to receiving applications from all candidates, wherever in the world they are currently based. We will select those who display the potential to become, or to support, the world leading cancer researchers of the future based on their application and performance at interview. However, we particularly welcome British applicants from black and ethnic minority backgrounds, as they are under-represented within the ICR and nationwide in STEM roles.

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