|Salary:||£33,259 to £38,466 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance|
|Placed On:||26th September 2023|
|Closes:||9th October 2023|
The mission of the UCL GOS Institute of Child Health is to improve the health and well-being of children, and the adults they will become, through world-class research, education and public engagement. The UCL GOS ICH, together with its clinical partner Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, forms the largest concentration of children’s health research outside North America. GOS ICH’s activities include active engagement with children and families, to ensure that our work is relevant and appropriate to their needs. GOS ICH generates the funding for our research by setting out our proposals in high quality applications to public, charitable and industrial funding bodies and disseminates the results of our research by publication in the medical and scientific literature, to clinicians, policy makers and the wider public. The Institute offers world-class education and training across a wide range of teaching and life learning programmes which address the needs of students and professional groups who are interested in and undertaking work relevant to child health. GOS ICH holds an Athena SWAN Charter Gold Award.
About the role
This exciting opportunity brings together novel work being done in collaboration between two UCL PIs (Wedderburn, Rosser) who are senior members of the Centre for Adolescent Rheumatology at UCL, UCLH and GOSH. The post holder will be responsible for patient sample and data processing, storage, curation, and usage for several studies with a focus on paediatric/ adolescent arthritis, myositis and uveitis. They will gain excellent experience in managing large biobanks, processing human samples, and training in a range of immunological and metabolic assays, understanding of tissue biology, database use and management, clinical and biological data handling and data analysis. The salary range for this post is £36,832 - £37,482 pa, and the post is funded for 2 years in the first instance.
The post holder should hold an honours degree in a biomedical or related subject. The post holder will have experience in laboratory methods, such as processing and storage of human samples, multi-colour flow cytometric analysis and/or cell culture or immunological functional assays. They will have experience or knowledge of patient sample management and recording of clinical data and meta data for example in the RedCAP platform. The individual will be highly motivated to succeed in research, have excellent organizational, time management and communication skills, be prepared to work to deadlines and in an independent manner, and have the ability to work well in a multi-disciplinary team both at UCL and with diverse collaborators.
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Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
As London’s Global University, we know diversity fosters creativity and innovation, and we want our community to represent the diversity of the world’s talent. We are committed to equality of opportunity, to being fair and inclusive, and to being a place where we all belong. We therefore particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be underrepresented in UCL’s workforce. These include people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds; disabled people; LGBTQI+ people; and for our Grade 9 and 10 roles, women. You can read more about our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion here : https://www.ucl.ac.uk/equality-diversity-inclusion/ If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Madhur Sharma on quoting job reference.
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