Research Technician in Viral Hepatitis / Alcohol Group

Foundation for Liver Research

Duration: 1 year initially with possibility of extension

We are seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic research technician to join our Viral Hepatitis/Alcohol Group. You will play a key role in laboratory based studies aimed to identify novel therapeutic targets for chronic liver disease.

Experience/skills required:  Minimum of MSc degree in a biological or a related scientific discipline is required. The candidate must also have at least a year’s experience of aseptic techniques, handling infectious human samples and immunological techniques such as flow cytometry.

The technician must show initiative, willingness to quickly acquire new skills/responsibilities and be a team player. Excellent attention to detail and the ability to work independently are essential to succeed in this position, as are good communication and organizational skills.

Must be flexible and willing to work evenings and weekends. 

The post will be funded for 1 year initially with a possibility of extension.

A copy of the job description and person specification can be found on the Foundation’s website:

How to apply: Candidates should submit a detailed curriculum vitae with a description of research experience, to: Natalie Day, Head of Administration (E-mail: Tel: 020 7255 9832 or 020 7255 9833).  

Informal enquiries should be made to Dr Shilpa Chokshi, Principal Scientist, Foundation for Liver Research (

Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Friday 28th October 2016.  Applications received after this deadline will not be considered.

Due to current UK immigration restrictions the Foundation can only accept applications from EU nationals and individuals with existing permission to work in the UK.

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