Clinical Trial Laboratory Technician

University of Southampton - Department Cancer Sciences

We are looking to appoint a full time Laboratory Technician to support a new early phase clinical trial and other clinical trials or research studies with a focus on immunological monitoring. You will have relevant laboratory experience in a responsible role,display a high level of motivation and the ability to work flexibly as part of a team as well as independently.

The post holder will be based in the WISH laboratory, University Hospital Southampton.

You will be required to process a range of patient samples for storage, as well as for fresh or batched analysis within a highly quality controlled system, utilising immunomonitoring techniques. You will be liaising with internal departments and external sites for the management, collection and storage of trial samples. You will be required to comply with meticulous record keeping and database management for all processes undertaken, as well as fully comply with requirements of GCP for laboratories. Training will be provided where necessary. There will be the opportunity to work with other team members carrying out immunomonitoring on clinical trial samples performing flow cytometry, ELISA and ELISpot assays.

You will require a good understanding of the current health and safety regulations and you must undergo occupational health clearance for the job role. You must be willing to undergo vaccination against Hep B for occupational health.

The appointment is full time, fixed-term for 18 months in the first instance and is tenable from 01 October 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.

For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit please contact Dr Katy McCann (

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form by clicking the 'apply' button below. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Ita Holmes (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 9002. Please quote reference 916517CM on all correspondence.

The Faculty of Medicine holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award demonstrating commitment to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace. The Faculty recognises that applicants may seek flexible working patterns which will be considered as part of the recruitment process. For further information including key benefits designed to help maintain and support employees' well-being and work-life balance, please see our working with us website pages.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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