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Research Technician

University College London - Research Department of Cell and Developmental Biology

Location: London
Salary: £29,089 to £34,090
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 11th September 2019
Closes: 24th September 2019
Job Ref: 1824624

UCL Division of Biosciences

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 6. The salary range will be £29,089 - £34,090 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

The successful candidate will join the multi-disciplinary research team of Prof Stephen Wilson in the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology at UCL. Using zebrafish, the research in his group covers a range of topics, for example gene function and morphogenesis in early eye development, development and function of CNS asymmetry and involves many aspects of molecular biology and genetics.

The post is available from November 2019 to October 2020 in the first instance with possibility of extension.

Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in one of the Biological Sciences: Molecular Biology, Genetics, Developmental Biology or Developmental Neuroscience or similar, with demonstrable research experience, ideally in zebrafish is essential as is excellent knowledge of cell biology and microscopy (light, fluorescence and confocal). Knowledge of basic molecular biology and genetic techniques (e.g. nucleic acids and protein manipulation; enzymatic reactions; cloning; PCR; in situ hybridisation, immunohistochemistry) is also essential.

UCL vacancy reference: 1824624

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

If you would like to discuss the post please contact Dr. Anukampa Barth

For any queries regarding the application process, please contact Biosciences Staffing on and quote the reference 1824624.

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Closing Date: 24 September 2019

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.

This role does not meet the eligibility requirements for a tier 2 certificate of sponsorship under UK Visas and Immigration legislation. Therefore UCL will not be able to sponsor individuals who require right to work in the UK to carry out this role.

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