Research Technician

University College London - Division of Biosciences

Salary will be on UCL Grade 6 and inclusive of London Allowance.

The successful candidate will be joining a multidisciplinary team using zebrafish to study a wide range of topics in cell and developmental biology, neural development and nervous system function at UCL ( ).

The postholder will provide administrative, managerial and technical support to the Fish Genomics Platform. As such, the postholder will be principally involved in the establishment, organisation and management, as well as the daily running of a core facility which will provide support and services to the zebrafish community at UCL. The services may include, but are not limited to, genome editing, MiSeq analysis, generation of transgenic fish, animal husbandry etc.

Extensive training in the zebrafish model system and extensive knowledge and training in cutting edge molecular biology techniques (e.g. genome editing, PCR, immuno-histochemistry) are essential criteria for this post. The successful post holder will have extensive experience with animal models, in particular in zebrafish husbandry and embryology, extensive experience with general Molecular Biology Technology (e.g. PCR, cloning) and experience in assessing general embryonic development, preferably in zebrafish. Experience in proficiency in microinjection (e.g. Morpholinos, DNA/RNA/Proteins) is desirable.

UCL vacancy reference: 1591778.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below. Please ensure you read these carefully before applying for the post as candidates must meet all essential criteria to be considered. For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Anukampa Barth, ( ). For any queries regarding the application process, please contact Biosciences Staffing on and quote the reference 1591778.

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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