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Position: Clinical Scientist/Senior Research Technician
Institution: University College London
Department: UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology - Department of Neurodegenerative Disease
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: Brain tumour diagnostics and research are a strategic priority area at the UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. A Clinical Scientist/Senior Research Technician is sought to provide scientific leadership and support for the operation and strategical development of the molecular pathology service in the Division of Neuropathology, including development, validation and optimisation of existing and novel molecular pathology test methods relevant to brain tumours. Our current portfolio includes sequencing, real-time PCR, and Illumina methylome arrays. The post holder will have a range of technical and administrative duties, and line management responsibilities for junior medical pathology by medical scientists. An appropriate honorary contract will be sought from UCLH NHS Foundation Trust
Requirements: Applicants must have a PhD in molecular biology, molecular pathology or equivalent in a relevant subject. Experience in molecular pathology or molecular biology, and an excellent understanding of, and experience in, molecular genetic techniques and the development and analysis of molecular biology and genome/epigenomic studies, are essential. Excellent interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills, and the ability to line manage junior biomedical scientists, are also required
   
Text: Clinical Scientist/Senior Research Technician, - Ref:1831485 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology Specific unit / Sub department Department of Neurodegenerative Disease Location of position London Grade 8 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £44,674 - £52,701 per annum Duties and Responsibilities Brain tumour diagnostics and research are a strategic priority area at the UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. A Clinical Scientist/Senior Research Technician is sought to provide scientific leadership and support for the operation and strategical development of the molecular pathology service in the Division of Neuropathology, including development, validation and optimisation of existing and novel molecular pathology test methods relevant to brain tumours. Our current portfolio includes sequencing, real-time PCR, and Illumina methylome arrays. The post holder will have a range of technical and administrative duties, and line management responsibilities for junior medical pathology by medical scientists. An appropriate honorary contract will be sought from UCLH NHS Foundation Trust. The post is available from November 2019 and is funded by UCLH NHS Foundation Trust. Key Requirements Applicants must have a PhD in molecular biology, molecular pathology or equivalent in a relevant subject. Experience in molecular pathology or molecular biology, and an excellent understanding of, and experience in, molecular genetic techniques and the development and analysis of molecular biology and genome/epigenomic studies, are essential. Excellent interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills, and the ability to line manage junior biomedical scientists, are also required. 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. If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Miss E Bertram, HR Manager, UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, 23 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG (email: ion.hradmin@ucl.ac.uk). Informal enquiries welcome to Prof S Brandner (email: s.brandner@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 5 Nov 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality. 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 Apply Now
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