Research Technician

University College London - Ocular Biology and Therapeutics

Institute of Ophthalmology

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 6. The salary range will be £27,545 - £32,281 per annum. Appointments will normally be made at the bottom point of this range, inclusive of London Allowance.

 A position for a Research Technician is available to work in the laboratory of Dr Amanda Carr at the Institute of Ophthalmology. Our laboratory uses cellular reprogramming to produce induced pluripotent stem cells from patients with eye diseases. The cells will then be used to understand the cellular pathology behind disease and to identify potential therapeutics for the treatment of eye diseases. The applicant will be required to carry out laboratory-based research as part of a team and will be involved in the generation, maintenance and differentiation of induced pluripotent stem cells from patients with eye disease. The position is funded for a period of 6 months initially and would commence on 9th January 2017.

The ideal candidate will have experience in Cell Culture, Immunocytochemistry and Pluripotent stem cell culture. A degree in a relevant subject area and experience in laboratory-based research are desirable although candidates with other appropriate experience will also be considered.

Informal enquiries about the post may be made to Dr Amanda-Jayne Carr (email: If you have any enquiries regarding the application process please email: .

UCL vacancy reference : 1592430.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: tbc.

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

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