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Senior Biomedical Scientist (Histology - Core Pathology Department)

Queen Mary University of London
Whitechapel, London (Greater)
£34,220 - £40,194 per annum (Grade 4)
Closing date
23 Jul 2021

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Other, Biochemistry
Job Function
Biomedical Scientist
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Job Details

A senior Biomedical Scientist is required to join a small, self-funding, diagnostic/research core facility based at Whitechapel. The main duties will include: daily running of laboratory work, specimen dissection, preparation of standard operating procedures, and technical supervision of staff and researchers.

About You

The successful candidate will have experience of working within a routine diagnostic histopathology laboratory and be state registered with the HCPC. They must have an MSC (or equivalent) in Cellular Pathology. Experience of staff training would be desirable.

About the School/Department/Institute/Project

Core Pathology is one of the Core facilities within the Blizard Institute. The Blizard Institute was established in 2003 and is the largest of seven Institutes within Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry. The Institute comprises approximately 400 staff based in five academic centres and one Public Engagement Centre, and supports a combined total of c750 postgraduate research and taught students.

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, 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 Pathology and Pharmacy building in Whitechapel, London. It is full time (35 hours per week), fixed term appointment for 12 months (in the first instance), with an expected start date of July 2021. The starting salary will be Grade 4, (£34,220 - £40,194 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 Ms Pauline Levey: or +44 (0) 020 324 60155.

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

The closing date for applications is 23 July 2021.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

The School of Medicine and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science.

The School of Medicine holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award.  We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers. We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support. As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

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