Technician (Predictive Biomarkers)

University of Leicester - Department of Cancer Studies

College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology

Department of Cancer Studies

Full-time fixed term contract for 12 months, not beyond 31 December 2018

Together our staff and students are discovering innovative ways to change the world for the better and there has never been a more exciting time for you to join us. We are ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide and have an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. We are led by discovery and innovation, with the synergy between research and learning at the core of our activity.

In this role you will provide general support to the pharmacological/biomarker studies linked to the Leicester Mesothelioma Research Programme. You will be involved in the development and implementation of new methodologies and research models as well as conducting defined experiments and providing technical support to members of the group.

The ideal candidate will be educated to ONC or NVQ3 level with prior laboratory experience and an understanding of the regulations for managing and using human samples. Technical skills in gene silencing, flow cytometry, cloning, mutagenesis or PCR would be beneficial but is not essential.

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Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Professor Fennell on or 0116 258 7597.

The closing date for this post is midnight on 28 August 2017.

We anticipate that assessments will take place in the second week of September.

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