Research Technician in Translational Skin Science Facility

Leeds, United Kingdom
£23,067 to £26,715 p.a. pro rata
Dec 13, 2019
End of advertisement period
Jan 07, 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Can you provide technical support to research projects as part of our Translational Skin Science Facility? Do you have extensive laboratory experience which includes skills tissue culture and handling/processing human derived samples? 

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual to assist with all aspects of our skin biopsies and Bio-sample collection and processing activities as part of the Translational Skin Science Facility (TSSF). You will provide technical support for the research team, supporting our clinical trials tissue repository activities, through sample processing, tracking and dispatch. 

With relevant laboratory experience in tissue culture, you will have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. You will closely liaise with the comprising scientists, clinicians and nurses. 

You will have a first degree in a relevant biological science and have previous relevant research experience in flow cytometry and handling, processing and cataloguing of human derived bio-samples, in particular blood and skin. 

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Dr Francesco Del Galdo,    

Further Information

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Medicine holds the Gold award. We are committed to being an inclusive medical school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

Location:      Leeds - Chapel Allerton Hospital
Faculty/Service:      Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:      Leeds Institute of Rheumatic & Musculoskeletal Medicine (LIRMM)
Section:      Section of Clinical & Translational Rheumatology
Category:      Technical Support
Grade:      Grade 5
Salary:      £23,067 to £26,715 p.a. pro rata
Working Time:      50% full time equivalent
Post Type:      Part Time
Contract Type:      Fixed Term (Fixed term for 2 years)
Closing Date:      Tuesday 07 January 2020
Downloads: Candidate Brief