Laboratory Manager

University College London - UCL Division of Surgery and Interventional Science

UCL Division of Surgery and Interventional Science

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £34,645 - £41,864 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

An experienced candidate with a MSc or PhD with extensive laboratory based experience is sought for the post of Laboratory Manager within the Division of Surgery and Interventional Science.

The post-holder will be expected to manage all daily aspects of the teaching and research laboratories and/or performing high-quality experimental work in an multi-disciplinary research centre. She/he will aid in the training of staff and students in cell culture and/or specialised equipment as described in the job description. He/she will manage tissue culture laboratories and manage the provision of equipment facilities for internal and external users, and contribute towards cutting edge research under the guidance of academic staff members.

Previous applicants need not apply.

This post is open-ended.

The post holder must have a Degree in a relevant subject area, although candidates with considerable experience will be considered. Experience in laboratory management in a scientific or biomedical environment, record of successful line management and development of staff with proven team leadership and motivational skills, experience in supervising and training staff/students and extensive experience in tissue and cell culture, biomaterials characterisation (e.g. SEM, Mechanical Testing etc.) are all essential.

The post holder must have effective laboratory management skills, and organisational skills, have the ability to train and support staff and students in diverse portfolio of cell culture and equipment techniques and have effective communication skills both orally and in writing with people from all levels and backgrounds.

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

If you wish to find out further details please contact Dr Brian Cousins on or Mrs Natalie Berry on If you are unable to apply online please contact Daniel Henniker on  quoting job reference 1688598.

Interview Date: 30 January 2018.

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

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