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Research Technician

Salary:
£32,850 – £37,089
Location:
London
Company:
Imperial College London

Description

Job summary

Applications are invited for a Research Technician to join the Metabolic Medicine lab at Imperial College London. You willprovide support Dr Shivani Misra’s clinical research study entitled ‘MY DIABETES’. You will be based at the St Mary’s Campus site. This is an exciting opportunity to join an internationally renowned research group specialising in diabetes.

Job listing information

  • Reference MED01797
  • Date posted 28 July 2020
  • Closing date 25 August 2020

Key information about the role

  • Location St Mary's Campus (map)
  • Position type Full time, fixed term
  • Salary £32,850 – £37,089 plus benefits
  • Department Department of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction
  • Category Professional / Support Services / Research / Laboratory Technician

Job description

Job summary

Applications are invited for a Research Technician to join the Metabolic Medicine lab at Imperial College London. You willprovide support Dr Shivani Misra’s clinical research study entitled ‘MY DIABETES’. You will be based at the St Mary’s Campus site. This is an exciting opportunity to join an internationally renowned research group specialising in diabetes.

Duties and responsibilities

Core duties will include supervising and participating in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of research to GCP standards. You will also assist in maintaining and analysing research study databases for the MY DIABETES and other related studies. You will be responsible for providing clinical advice and expertise where necessary, with an emphasis on supporting, teaching and empowering clinical staff.

Essential requirements

We require a focused candidate to support Dr Misra and curate and maintain a large clinical research database. You will also be required to collect, analsyse and present data, participate in research meetings and seminars, and interface with the clinical team, patients and other sites recruiting patients to the study. You should be educated to degree level, BSc (2.i) or equivalent, in a relevant biological discipline. Prior experience working in research is preferred.

Further information

The post is available on a full time, fixed term basis up to 31 March 2022.

Should you have any queries please contact: Shivani Misra (s.misra@imperial.ac.uk)

For technical issues when applying online please email recruitment@imperial.ac.uk

As this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, at the appropriate level, will be required for the successful candidate.

The College cannot normally apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post under Tier 2 of the UKVI’s Points Based System. Any candidate, who is considering applying for this position and requires sponsorship, must ensure that they are able to obtain permission to work in the UK through an appropriate immigration route.

The College is a proud signatory to the San-Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions, we evaluate applicants on the quality of their work, not the journal impact factor where it is published. For more information, see https://www.imperial.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/about-imperial-research/research-evaluation/

The College believes that the use of animals in research is vital to improve human and animal health and welfare. Animals may only be used in research programmes where their use is shown to be necessary for developing new treatments and making medical advances. Imperial is committed to ensuring that, in cases where this research is deemed essential, all animals in the College’s care are treated with full respect, and that all staff involved with this work show due consideration at every level. http://www.imperial.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/about-imperial-research/research-integrity/animal-research/

Documents

  • Research Technician - JD.pdf

About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations:

  • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity
  • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams
  • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others
  • Deliver positive outcomes
  • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination
  • Develop and grow skills and expertise
  • Work in a planned and managed way

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.

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