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Ophthalmic Pathology BMS 3 with Training Responsibilities

University College London - UCL Institute of Ophthalmology

Location: London
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits, inclusive of London Allowance, Grade 8
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 23rd August 2019
Closes: 19th September 2019
Job Ref: 1814266

The Institute’s Department of Eye Pathology Laboratory is a small, stand-alone unit housed within the Institute of Ophthalmology, immediately adjacent to Moorfields Eye Hospital. The Ophthalmic Pathology Service is part of a national network, the National Specialist Ophthalmic Pathology Service (NSOPS). 

The laboratory holds UKAS for accreditation against ISO15189. The post holder will report to the Head of Department (Professor Phil Luthert) and be accountable to the Head of Life Sciences at Moorfields. They will also act as deputy to the Head of Department in relation to the running of the service, in their absence. 

Main duties will include leading and managing the day-to-day running of the laboratory and all aspects of the diagnostic service, overseeing all diagnostic work, playing an active role in quality assurance and maintaining the standard of immunocytochemistry. 

Candidates must hold state registration certificate with the Health Care Professions Council; Higher Specialist , Fellow of the Institute or equivalent; be committed to his/her own continuing professional development and to promoting this in other staff; demonstrate skills and achievements relating to the relevant discipline, particularly Immunocytochemistry. The postholder will have the ability to lead and manage a laboratory, possess strong interpersonal skills, be able to demonstrate a positive attitude to the work of the laboratory, members of the laboratory team and service users. It is also important for the appointee to have the ability to achieve high levels of personal technical competence in relation to current practice.   

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

Informal enquiries about the post may be made to Professor Phil Luthert (email:  If you have any enquiries regarding the application process please email:

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. 

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. 

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality.

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