Specialist Biomedical Scientist

Job Details
Closing Date: 2019-03-26
Institution: St James University Hospital
Keyword Names: Clinical/Diagnostic, Cancer/Oncology
Salary: £28,050 – £36,644
Line 1: St James University Hospital
City: Leeds
Country: United Kingdom

Job Description

Specialist Biomedical Scientist

Haematological Malignancy Diagnostic Services (HDMS), Leeds Cancer Centre, Leeds, UK

This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

An opportunity has arisen for the position of a Specialist Biomedical Scientist in HMDS. The post holder must be state registered with the HPC and have the IBMS Specialist portfolio (or have MSc equivalent).

The successful candidate should have previous experience working within one of the following disciplines:-

  • Cellular pathology.
  • Haematology
  • Immunology
  • Molecular Biology.

HMDS provides a specialist service for the diagnosis of leukaemia and lymphoma for a number of patients in North, West and East Yorkshire together with patients from outside the region and those enrolled on national clinical trials. The laboratory is UKAS ISO 15189:2012 accredited and is one of the largest of its type in the United Kingdom with a high throughput of specimens including lymph nodes, bone marrow trephine biopsies, tissue biopsies together with peripheral blood and bone marrow aspirates. These specimens are investigated by a wide range of techniques, including flow cytometry, immunocytochemistry, fluorescent in situ hybridisation and molecular biology.

After initial training there will be opportunity to rotate through other sections of the department. HMDS has an active in-house training programme.

A voluntary out-of hours service is in operation which the successful candidate would be able to participate in after suitable training.

For further departmental information / visit please contact David Blythe on 0113 2068120

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