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Neuropathology Histology Technician

The University of Edinburgh - Centre For Clinical Brain Sciences

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £22,659 to £26,243
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 14th August 2019
Closes: 3rd September 2019
Job Ref: 048997

Fixed term for 12 months

We are seeking an enthusiastic Neuropathology Histology Technician to join the Medical Research Council Edinburgh Brain Bank in the Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences at the University of Edinburgh. The post-holder will support research histology work and will use a wide range of skills, including immunohistochemistry, tissue processing, paraffin section cutting and staining techniques. The post-holder will attend medico-legal and hospital post-mortem examinations to assist pathologists and obtain and process human post-mortem tissue samples for diagnostic and research purposes.

Applicants should have an HNC/HND qualification plus relevant histology laboratory experience and be proficient in Microsoft softwares (Word, Excel and Powerpoint.)

Good communication, planning and organisational skills are also required.

This post is full-time Grade UE05 and to start in October 2019. For more information, please contact:

Ms Chris-Anne McKenzie

Brain Bank Manager

0131 242 6521


Ref: 048997. Closing date: 03 September 2019.

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