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Automated Chemistry Laboratory Manager

University of Oxford - Nuffield Department of Population Health (NDPH)

Location: Oxford
Salary: £40,792 to £48,677 Grade 8, p.a.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 19th June 2019
Closes: 18th July 2019
Job Ref: 141272

NDPH, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford

Grade 8: £40,792 – £48,677 p.a.

The Nuffield Department of Population Health (NDPH) contains world-renowned population health research groups and provides an excellent environment for multi-disciplinary research and teaching. The NDPH Wolfson Laboratories have over 40 staff and provide core laboratory services for the large-scale clinical trials and studies led by NDPH and its collaborators.

As Automated Chemistry Laboratory Manager, you will have responsibility for managing the day-to-day operations of the Automated Chemistry Laboratory of the NDPH Wolfson Laboratories using approaches compliant with the standards of ISO 17025. You will manage a laboratory team of 20+ staff, lead operational meetings, and support the day-to-day functions of the laboratory, including managing issues related to samples processing, staffing, technical problems, LIMS, resource management and quality. Key technical duties include method validation, documentation, performance monitoring and supporting non-conformity investigations and reports.

To be considered for this role, you will have a BSc Honours degree recognised by the IBMS or a BSc Honours degree in a biological discipline and relevant experience with extensive experience in the use and troubleshooting of high throughput clinical biochemistry and immunoassay analysers in a diagnostic or clinical research laboratory accredited to ISO 17025 or ISO 15189. You will also have exceptional communication, team working, organisational and problem solving skills.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to the Senior Laboratory Manager, Stewart Moffat (

The position is full-time (part-time considered) and fixed-term for 2 years in the first instance.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 18 July 2019.

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