|Salary:||£51,824 to £61,414|
|Placed On:||22nd September 2023|
|Closes:||8th October 2023|
Location: Porton Down, Salisbury
Hours: 37.5 hours/week
Do you have a strong background in serological/molecular/antigenic techniques and a passion for developing and evaluating diagnostics for priority pathogens? Do you want to join a team of experts working at the forefront of diagnostics innovation and evaluation? If so, you might be the ideal candidate for the Senior Project Team Leader role in the Diagnostic Accelerator team at UKHSA.
As a Senior Project Team Leader, you will lead the development and evaluation of commercial assays against priority pathogens, ensuring delivery of new/improved/refined diagnostic assays for use in UKHSA or NHS diagnostic labs. You will also provide training and surge capacity in the event of an outbreak. You will work closely with other teams within the Diagnostics & Pathogen Characterisation department, which is based at Porton and has approximately 130 staff, performing a range of research activities, including high containment level work. The department’s work covers a broad range of projects involving pathogen characterisation; virology and pathogenesis; diagnostics, innovation and evaluation, and biosafety and environmental microbiology.
The department is part of the UKHSA ambition to be world-leading in capabilities and contribution to vaccines/therapeutics and diagnostics.
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