Research Technician in Systemic Sclerosis

Leeds, United Kingdom
£23,067 to £26,715 p.a.
09 Dec 2019
End of advertisement period
03 Jan 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Are you an experienced research technician with an excellent range of laboratory skills? Do you have excellent organisational skills and attention to detail? Do you want to be part of a successful, highly-talented and leading research team? 

The purpose of this post is to provide cellular and molecular pathology support to projects focussed on the early events in the pathogenesis of Systemic Sclerosis. You will have relevant laboratory experience including FACS analysis, qRTPCR, ELISA, western blotting and immunofluorescence/immunohistochemistry techniques. The ability to manage your time effectively and work under pressure is essential, along with effective interpersonal, communication, and team working skills. 

This full time post is available immediately on a fixed term basis and will be based at St James's University Hospital. 

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

Dr Francesco Del Galdo, Associate Professor, Translational Rheumatology Lead, Scleroderma Research Programme 

Tel: +44 (0)113 3424879, email:  

Dr Rebecca Ross, Research Manager, Scleroderma Research Programme. 

Tel: +44 (0)113 3438415, email: 

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 gained the Silver award in 2016.  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 - St James University Hospital
Faculty/Service:     Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:     Leeds Institute of Rheumatic & Musculoskeletal Medicine (LIRMM)
Category:     Technical Support
Grade:     Grade 5
Salary:     £23,067 to £26,715 p.a.
Post Type:     Full Time
Contract Type:     Fixed Term (Fixed term until 30 November 2020)
Release Date:     Friday 06 December 2019
Closing Date:     Friday 03 January 2020
Downloads:     Candidate Brief