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RadNet City of London Histopathology Research Assistant

UCL - Research Department of Pathology

Location: London
Salary: £32,217 to £33,958 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 12th October 2021
Closes: 12th November 2021
Job Ref: 1879430
 

Contract/Fixed Term: This post is funded by CRUK RadNet City of London until 31st Oct 2024 in the first instance.

The post-holder will join a research team led by Prof. Sergio Quezada and Dr Manuel Rodriguez-Justo (http://www.ucl.ac.uk/cancer/). The main objective will be the development of cutting edge fluorescent multiplex immunostaining techniques designed to address a range of biological questions for CRUK RadNet City of London RRU using human and/or mouse FFPE tissues.

Through interaction with CRUK RadNet City of London’s collaborators, work will focus on the identification and characterization of novel diagnostic and/or prognostic biomarkers in cancers and also apply it to animal models.

The successful candidate will be expected to carry out both scientific and administrative work associated with projects undertaken by the group. This will include experiments, critical evaluation, interpretation, computer-based data analysis and lab management duties.

The successful candidate will have a BSc degree and also have substantial experience working in a research environment.

The candidate will require extensive prior experiences in tissue sectioning of paraffin-embedded tissues, digital pathology and multi-market spatial image analysis. Prior experience in fluorescent multiplexed immunostaining techniques, fluorescence microscopy would be desirable.

Human Tissue Act training is essential, as is having knowledge on how to maintain laboratory stocks and carry out general lab duties. The candidate must be meticulous in all aspects of work and have the ability to work co-operatively in a multidisciplinary setting.

Experience with operation of the Vectra (PerkinElmer) multiplex IF workflow would be desirable, as well as having experience generating clinical trials documentation. The candidate must be computer literate and highly organised in and out of the laboratory.

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

For enquiries regarding the application process please contact Cancer Institute HR Office ci.hr-office@ucl.ac.uk.

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23.59.

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