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Our research team includes clinicians and scientists of the highest calibre, and our track record of publications and cutting-edge clinical trials demonstrates the impact of our work developing gene and cell therapies for sight loss.
We are pleased to offer the following opportunities:
Gene therapy Research Technician
UCL Department / Division Institute of Ophthalmology
Specific unit / Sub department Genetics
Hours Full Time
Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £26,186 to £30,688 per annum. Appointments will normally be made at the first point of this range.
Duties and Responsibilities
We are looking for someone who has an interest in working as a research technician. Working in close collaboration with other team members, the post-holder will be involved in the production of gene therapy vectors and the development of new preclinical gene therapy protocols for the treatment of retinal conditions. The post holder may also be involved in the assessment of immune responses to vector and transgene.
The position is funded until 31 July 2016 in the first instance.
Applicants should have an interest in translational research, previous research experience in molecular and cell biology techniques and the ability to work on their own initiative. Experience working with gene therapy vectors, and in immunology and immunological research techniques is desirable.
Further Details of the position are available on through UCL Human Resources.
Please ensure you attach your CV and list of publications. You should also provide a personal statement to support your application and the names and contact details for two referees.
We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.
Closing Date 6 May 2013
Latest time for the submission of applications 5.00 pm
Interview date tba
This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.
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