Technician

Recruiter
University of Glasgow
Location
Glasgow, Glasgow City (GB)
Salary
Grade 5, £22,017 - £26,243 per annum
Posted
03 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

University of Glasgow
College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences
Research Institute of Infection, Immunity & Inflammation 
    
Technician
Vacancy Ref: 023483
Salary: Grade 5, £22,017 - £26,243 per annum.

This post is full time (35 hours), with funding available until 31 December 2020.

You will provide technical expertise in supporting the Scottish Psoriatic Arthritis Observational study and other laboratory studies under the remit of the Rheumatology Trials Unit. This role will primarily focus on managing clinical trial samples including blood and urine samples from multiple sites throughout Scotland, and logging samples using the Institute’s laboratory information management system (LIMS). You will also be responsible for ensuring that study sites maintain adequate stock levels to enable participant recruitment activities. Furthermore, you will liaise with study sites to feedback on any sample quality issues arising. The post holder will undertake a range of technical support activities across various projects in line with the rheumatology clinical trial portfolio. 

There will be an opportunity to work across new studies which come on board and learn new and specialised techniques within the field of Immunology, including FACS; Luminex multiplex MSD assay systems; transcriptomic, metabolomic and proteomic sample preparation techniques.
 
Visit our website for further information on University of Glasgow’s Research Institute of Infection, Immunity & Inflammation at https://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/iii/ 

To apply online, please refer to https://www.gla.ac.uk/it/iframe/jobs/

Closing date:  10 December 2018

Please note: Applicants will be updated on the outcome their application early in the New Year.

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