Research Technician

Job Details
Closing Date: 2019-02-20
Institution: University College London
Term: until 31 August 2019
Keyword Names: Academic/Research, Technician/Technical
Salary: £28,574 - £33,487
Address
Line 1: University College London
City: London
Country: United Kingdom

Job Description

Research Technician

Division of Infection and Immunity, University College London, London, UK

Duties and ResponsibilitiesA Research Technician’s position is available, funded by a Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator Award to Professor Mala Maini, in UCL’s Division of Infection and Immunity (Bloomsbury campus, Rayne Institute). Work within the Division of Infection & Immunity aims to translate advances in the understanding of pathogens and the immune system into improved diagnosis and therapy. Its close link to the UCL Hospitals provides an excellent interface between science and medicine. Professor Maini strengthens these links by being actively involved in the recruitment of patients for studies from her out-patient clinics.
The successful candidate will join a dynamic group of basic and clinical scientists all working on integrated aspects of the immunopathogenesis of HBV infection, with a number of leading national and international collaborators.

For details of the lab see: www.ucl.ac.uk/maini-group.

The position is funded until the 31st August 2019 with the possibility of extension.

Key Requirements

  • The successful candidate will have a BSc or equivalent in Biochemistry/Immunology/Biomedical Sciences or related subject or a Technical Assistant degree
  • Competency in sterile cell culture and basic molecular biology skills are essential.
  • Protective level of antibodies to Hepatitis B virus following previous vaccination and willingness to work out-of hours at short notice to process human liver samples are also essential.
  • Experience of research in both human and mouse cellular immunology and compentency in multiparameter flow cytometry and immunohistochemistry/immunoflourescence is desirable.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed HERE

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Isabel Lubeiro – tel: 020 3108 2118, email: i.lubeiro@ucl.ac.uk.