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Molecular Diagnostics (COVID-19) Team Leader

Earlham Institute

Location: Norwich
Salary: £41,193 to £50,448 per annum depending on qualifications and experience
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 14th October 2021
Closes: 26th October 2021
Job Ref: 1004124

The Earlham Institute (EI) is looking for a highly motivated and dedicated individual to lead a team of scientists delivering molecular diagnostics for COVID-19 testing.

The role:

The laboratory was established at EI in partnership with Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital to support asymptomatic testing of NHS staff across Norfolk and Waveney. 

The Molecular Diagnostics (COVID-19) Team Leader will oversee all aspects of the day-to-day management of the molecular diagnostics laboratory, including operational workflows, training, quality assurance, and health and safety.
The ideal candidate:

Candidates should hold a degree in a relevant subject (e.g. microbiology, infectious disease or molecular biology) or possess equivalent experience. Previous experience in leadership roles in a laboratory environment and fluency in molecular biology techniques are essential. 

Additional information:

Salary on appointment will be within the range £41,193 to £50,448 per annum depending on qualifications and experience.  This is a full-time post funded until the 31st of March, 2022 in the first instance. Willingness to work early/late shifts and/or weekends is essential. 

For further information and details of how to apply, please visit our web site or contact the Human Resources team on 01603 450462 or  quoting reference 1004124.

As a Disability Confident employer, we guarantee to offer an interview to all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for this vacancy.

The closing date for applications will be 26th October 2021.

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