Research Technician

University College London - Division of Medicine

A motivated research technician is required to join a multidisciplinary research group and provide technical support to studies aimed at understanding the mechanism underlying inflammation mediated organ failure in subjects with liver disease. The technician will be responsible for independently running assays on blood and tissue samples from man and disease models, in addition to cell lines/primary cultures. The successful candidate will require an approved FELASA training certificate and relevant experience. The technician will also take responsibility for ensuring the lab and freezers are maintained in a satisfactory state and that necessary consumables, glassware, etc are re-stocked. These tasks will remain a research group activity though the technician will coordinate and ensure it happens.

Funding is available for one year in the first instance

Along with FELASA approved training certificate and a BSc or equivalent in a life sciences subject the successful candidate will have expertise of techniques performed within the laboratory, including cell culture (primary and cell line), isolation of cells from tissue samples, qPCR, Western blotting, Immunohistochemistry, ELISA, protein estimations, multiplex assays, HPLC and previous experience of in vivo study techniques.

UCL vacancy reference: 1656913

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

For informal enquiries about the post please contact Dr Nathan Davies natan.davies@ucl.ac.uk .

Questions regarding the application process should be addressed to: a.machinn@ucl.ac.uk

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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