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Position: Research Technician
Institution: University College London
Department: Institute of Ophthalmology
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: Applications are invited for a Research Technician to join a project studying the regulation of lysosome turnover and activity, using the retinal pigment epithelium as a model system. State of the art confocal, high content and electron microscopy, together with proteomic approaches, will be employed to identify novel regulators of lysosome biogenesis, activity and fate and to increase our understanding of how the lysosome life cycle is compromised in age and neurodegenerative disease
Requirements: Applicants must have a BSc in biological science or a related subject and a strong background in cell biology. Previous experience in a laboratory environment including Health and Safety issues and the ability to work as part of a team are essential
   
Text: Research Technician, - Ref:1793721 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Institute of Ophthalmology Location of position London Grade 6 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?28,574 to ?32,607 per annum Duties and Responsibilities Applications are invited for a Research Technician to join a project led by Professor Clare Futter at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology studying the regulation of lysosome turnover and activity, using the retinal pigment epithelium as a model system. State of the art confocal, high content and electron microscopy, together with proteomic approaches, will be employed to identify novel regulators of lysosome biogenesis, activity and fate and to increase our understanding of how the lysosome life cycle is compromised in age and neurodegenerative disease. The position is funded by the Wellcome Trust with funding available for 4 years in the first instance. Key Requirements Applicants must have a BSc in biological science or a related subject and a strong background in cell biology. Previous experience in a laboratory environment including Health and Safety issues and the ability to work as part of a team are essential. Skills in tissue culture, standard molecular biological and biochemical techniques, confocal microscopy and digital image analysis are desirable. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the 'Apply Now' button below. Informal enquiries about the post may be made to Professor Clare Futter (email: c.futter@ucl.ac.uk). If you have any enquiries regarding the application process please email: hr.ioo@ucl.ac.uk. We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 31 Mar 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality. This role does not meet the eligibility requirements for a tier 2 certificate of sponsorship under UK Visas and Immigration legislation. Therefore UCL will not be able to sponsor individuals who require right to work in the UK to carry out this role. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job description and person specification Apply Now
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