Current vacancies at SWC
Please see details of current opportunities to join SWC below.
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- Head of Neurobiological Research Facility
SWC are seeking a Head of the Neurobiological Research Facility (NRF) to lead and direct the in vivo research conducted within the SWC.
Science focussed, you will provide first class science support and services maximising high science outputs coupled with the best standards of animal welfare. You will support and advise the Director and the SWC’s senior leadership team in their strategic work regarding research using animal procedures and you will provide forecasts and reports on the laboratory animal resources and facilities’ performance and capability. You will ensure researchers have access to all facilities, procedures and contemporary in vivo techniques at SWC, as well as monitor and oversee compliance. You will take responsibility for the leadership and development of the NRF and its teams and be accountable in securing value for money.
The ideal candidate will have a strong scientific background with the highest ability to establish and development excellent relationships within, and externally to, the SWC. They will also have the highest ability to combine flexibility to meet users’ requirements with authority and integrity to ensure optimal animal welfare. They will have a considered appreciation and insight into the challenges of leading, managing and operating animal research facilities and will have (or have an ability to rapidly acquire) expert knowledge and experience of laboratory animal science and technology and to be or become an authoritative source of advice on the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 within the SWC.
This post is funded until 31 July 2021 in the first instance; the Centre is externally funded with funding awarded in five-year tranches subject to periodic funder review. Subject to successful grant renewal, staff posts will be extended in line with successive funding periods.
The role is full-time, with a salary of £56,266 - £61,181 per annum.
For more information please refer to the Information for Candidates (PDF).
To apply visit UCL's vacancy listings and search for the advert using reference number 1759191. Click on "Apply Now" at the bottom of the advert to enter the online recruitment portal.
Deadline - midnight, Sunday 21 October 2018.
Queries about SWC vacancies and the application process can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.