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Laboratory Manager

MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences - Reprogramming and Chromatin Group

Location: London
Salary: £32,302 to £35,143 plus London allowances (£3,727 & £1,402) per annum. MRC Band 4
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 8th September 2021
Closes: 4th October 2021
Job Ref: LMS 1668

Fixed term for 2 years with possibility of extension London, UK

A position of Laboratory Manager is available at the MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences (MRC LMS) to work in the Reprogramming and Chromatin Group headed by Prof Petra Hajkova. The group studies molecular mechanisms underlying epigenetic reprogramming in vivo and in vitro (for further information please visit

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with excellent organisational and communication skills who will support the running of the group and who will also be actively involved in the research projects in our laboratory.  You will be a holder of a Home Office Personal Licence (PIL) and will have extensive experience in manipulation of murine preimplantation embryos and ES cell culture techniques. Experience in the field of chromatin regulation and murine development would be an advantage. Please contact Prof Petra Hajkova ( with any informal enquiries about this post.

The MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences (LMS) is a core funded MRC Institute affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College. Based on the Hammersmith Hospital Campus in West London (W12), the LMS has first class facilities and provides investigators from clinical and basic science backgrounds with the opportunity to pursue innovative, multidisciplinary research within the established clinical base of Imperial College London. For more information, visit

For full details of this post and to complete an online application, visit and upload your CV, names and contacts of two scientific references along with a covering letter stating why you are applying for this role (providing evidence against the requirements of the job as per the job description and person specification). Please quote reference number LMS 1668

Closing date: 4 October 2021

Final appointment will be subject to pre-employment screening.

Choosing to come to work at the MRC (part of UKRI) means that you will have access to a whole host of benefits from a defined benefit pension scheme and excellent holiday entitlement to access to employee shopping/travel discounts and salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme, as well as the chance to put the MRC and UKRI on your CV in the future.

The MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences is a research institute within UK Research and Innovation. UK Research and Innovation is a new entity that brings together nine partners to create an independent organisation with a strong voice for research and innovation, more information can be found at

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