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Research Application Programmer – Tissue Bank

University of London

Department: Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £35,775 – £42,021 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL30111
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 4 October 2022
Closing date: 18 October 2022

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About the Role

Applications are sought for a Research Application Programmer to support the BCI portfolio of tissue banks, with design, build, validation and maintenance of databases. The post will be based in the Director’s Office, Barts Cancer Institute, within the Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London.

About You

Essential requirements for this post include A levels or equivalent and experience of designing, building and maintaining databases Oracle (preferable), Access, Perl and MySQL. Experience of using version control systems and common build tools such as Maven is desirable. A demonstrated ability to communicate well, work independently and be able to prioritise a varied workload is also essential.

About the School/Department/Institute/Project

The Barts Cancer Institute (BCI) is part of the Cancer Research UK (CRUK) City of London Centre whose work aims to transform the lives of those with and at risk of cancer through innovative research in the laboratory, in patients and in populations. BCI is internationally renowned in many areas of cancer research and it combines ground-breaking basic research with the expertise of clinicians and clinician scientists.

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 Charterhouse Campus in London. It is full time (35 hours per week), fixed term appointment for 2 years. The starting salary will be Grade 4, in the range of £35,775 – £42,021 per annum (pro-rata), 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 Jonathan Croft at [email protected]

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 18 October 2022.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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