Institute Technician

University of London

Department: Blizard Institute
Salary: £25,761 – £29,948 per annum (Grade 2)
Reference: QMUL32623
Location: Whitechapel
Date posted: 12 April 2023
Closing date: 8 May 2023

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About the Role

An Institute Technician is required to support the Laboratory Management team in ensuring the safe operation, maintenance and efficient management of the entire research laboratory environment of the Blizard, Abernethy and Wingate Buildings (c700 research staff and students).

About You

The successful candidate will support the Institute’s research activities by ensuring the smooth running of the washroom and autoclave facility.

About the School/Department/Institute/Project

The Blizard Institute was established in 2003 and is one of six Institutes within the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, QMUL. The Institute comprises approximately 360 staff based in four academic Centres and one Public Engagement Centre, and supports a combined total of c700 postgraduate research and taught students. The Institute aims to deliver excellence in all aspects of research, teaching and clinical service.

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 continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


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 Whitechapel Campus in London. It is full time (35 hours per week) permanent position, with an expected start date of June 2023. The starting salary will be Grade 2, in the range of £25,761 – £29,948 per annum, 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 Mrs Claire Cox at [email protected]

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The closing date for applications is 8th  May 2023.

Interviews are expected to be held on 22nd  May 2023 or shortly thereafter.

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