LocationLocation:
Sutton (Greater London)
DepartmentDepartment:
Molecular and Systems Oncology
Salary Details:Salary Details:
Salary Range: £37,050 - £39,000 per annum
Contract:Contract:
Fixed term
External Advertising End Date
24 Jul 2024

Key Information

Salary: Commencement on the salary range is subject to comparable skills and experience. Future progression is based on annual performance review.
 
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Duration of ContractFixed Term for 24 months
 
Hours per week: 35 hours per week (Full Time)
 
Closing Date: 24th July 2024

Job Details

A position for a Higher Scientific Officer is available from July 2024 in the Molecular & Systems Oncology Team (Huang Lab) in The Institute of Cancer Research based in Sutton. The objective of this post is to provide high-level technical support for mass spectrometry-based proteomics projects related to soft tissue and bone sarcomas that are currently underway in the laboratory. The role will involve isolation and QC of of protein/RNA/DNA from cell lines, xenograft and patient specimens (formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded and frozen tissue) for Omics analysis. Experience in hands-on mass spectrometry-based proteomic sample preparation workflows and data analysis is desirable. Furthermore prior experience in cell culture techniques or handling of human tissue would be beneficial. The successful candidate will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team with state-of-the-art facilities. 

Key Requirements

Applicants will hold a MSc. or PhD in Biochemistry, Cancer Biology, Molecular Biology, Analytical Chemistry or a similar discipline.  Applicants holding a MSc. are expected to have significant post-qualification experience in a relevant discipline.  Applicants must have good laboratory and analytical skills with experience in working in a collaborative environment.  Experience in cell culture and tissue processing for proteomics, histological techniques and extraction of protein/DNA/RNA from fixed/frozen tissue is highly desirable. Prior experience in the running of mass spectrometry-based proteomic workflows and processing/analysis of proteomics data would be beneficial.

Department/Directorate Information 

We encourage all applicants to access the job pack attached for more detailed information regarding this role.

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