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- Research Technician (Viral Vectors)
SWC is looking for an experienced virologist keen to work in a world-class neuroscience research centre to produce viral vectors for use by our team of enthusiastic and committed researchers. You’ll have the opportunity to work in our state-of-the-art research laboratories, using cutting-edge scientific equipment, in our purpose-built and award-winning building in the heart of London.
Responsible for running virus production and maintaining associated equipment, you’ll take the lead in virology at SWC, managing and allocating the associated workload, maintaining lab supplies and ensuring that records and central databases are accurate and up-to-date. You’ll be able to regularly collaborate and interact with SWC research groups to aid the design and generation of new vectors, and provide advice and virological expertise for SWC research projects.
Passionate about rigorous and high quality research, you’ll have previously worked in a research laboratory and hold an undergraduate degree (2:1 or above) in Biomedical Science or a related field. You’ll have practical experience in the production of rAAV, cell/tissue culture and virus titering techniques, and be organised and robust in your record keeping. A collaborative approach to your work, coupled with strong communication and interpersonal skills, is essential.
Starting salary from £35,328 per annum inclusive of London Allowance.
The post is full time and funded until 31 July 2021 in the first instance.
Download the Information for Candidates (pdf) to access the full job description and person specification.
To apply visit UCL's vacancy listings and search for the advert using reference number 1769545. Click on "Apply Now" at the bottom of the advert to enter the online recruitment portal.
The deadline for applications is midnight on Sunday 25 November 2018.
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