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Position: Research Technician
Institution: University College London
Department: Division of Medicine - Centre for Advanced Biomedical Imaging (CABI)
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Research Technician to work on our Medical Research Council sponsored project to investigate tracking hydrogel therapeutics using quantitative whole-body imaging. The successful candidate will join Dr Daniel Stuckey’s team and will be based at the Centre for Advanced Biomedical Imaging (CABI) in central London
Requirements: Bachelors degree in a scientific or medical discipline (e.g biomedical sciences), knowledge of biomaterials, enthusiasm for learning new skills, high level inter-personal skills with an ability to work co-operatively in a multidisciplinary setting
   
Text: Research Technician, - Ref:1875901 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Division of Medicine Specific unit / Sub department Centre for Advanced Biomedical Imaging (CABI) Location of position London Grade 6 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £29,152 - £34,153 per annum Duties and Responsibilities We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Research Technician to work on our Medical Research Council sponsored project to investigate tracking hydrogel therapeutics using quantitative whole-body imaging. The successful candidate will join Dr Daniel Stuckeys team and will be based at the Centre for Advanced Biomedical Imaging (CABI) in central London. The Research Technician will play a key role in this collaborative project by synthesising and characterising biomaterials and testing them in small animal models of regenerative medicine. Experience with biomaterials, in vivo imaging, small animal surgery and a Home Office Personal Licence would be advantageous, but full training will be provided. An exciting element of this project is the use of advanced and clinically relevant imaging methods to evaluate how effective the cell therapies have been. These studies will be performed in the Centre for Advanced Biomedical Imaging - a vibrant, multidisciplinary research centre and one of the premier biomedical imaging units in Europe. The Centre has a vast array of small animal imaging modalities, including MRI, PET and ultrasound. You will learn how to use these methods to image heart function and track the location of the grafted stem cells and biomaterials in vivo, allowing novel regenerative medicine approaches to be assessed. This post is funded until 30 November 2022 in the first instance. Key Requirements Bachelors degree in a scientific or medical discipline (e.g biomedical sciences), knowledge of biomaterials, enthusiasm for learning new skills, high level inter-personal skills with an ability to work co-operatively in a multidisciplinary setting. 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. For an informal discussion please contact Dr Daniel Stuckey (d.stuckey@ucl.ac.uk). For any queries regarding this advert or recruitment process please contact Kinga Podolak (k.podolak@ucl.ac.uk). The UCL Ways of Working for professional services supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations around how we work please see www.ucl.ac.uk/ways-of-working to find out more. 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 24 May 2021 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 and Person specification Apply Now
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