Histopathology Research Technician

University College London - UCL Cancer Institute, Research Department of Pathology

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 5. The salary range will be £24,020 - £27,316 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

The UCL Cancer Institute is the hub for cancer research at University College London, one of the World's leading universities. The Institute draws together over 300 talented scientists who are working together to translate research discoveries into developing kinder, more effective therapies for cancer patients. Applicants are invited for a Histopathology Research Technician position at the UCL Cancer Institute. The post holder will be primarily responsible for developing, validating and running single and multiplex immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence assays for use on research and clinical trial samples in accordance with current clinical trial regulations. To perform RNAscope and contribute to carrying out molecular biology techniques when required. The post will support the activities of the Marafioti team and the UCL Cancer Immunotherapy Accelerator (CITA) Award.

The post holder will be based within the UCL Pathology Facility at the UCL Cancer Institute.

The post is funded until the 31st August 2020 in the first instance.

A BSc in biomedical science or equivalent and an MSc would be desirable. Experience in multiplex immunohistochemistry and fluorescence techniques and the ability to process samples for pathology are essential. Experience and knowledge of GCP and HTA guidelines would be an advantage.

UCL vacancy reference: 1705024

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

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy, please contact Prof. Teresa Marafioti, t.marafioti@ucl.ac.uk . For queries regarding the application process, please contact Laime Matkeviciute, l.matkeviciute@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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