Research Technician Reproductive Pathology

Leeds, United Kingdom
£27,511 to £32,817 p.a
25 Feb 2020
End of advertisement period
08 Mar 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Can you provide technical support to an exciting research project in reproductive biology and pathology? Do you have extensive experience in protein analysis? Are you looking to broaden your horizons and contribute to projects with a commercial edge?

This is an exciting opportunity in the Women’s Health Research Group for you to support our programme of research identifying markers of good sperm quality and improving natural conception rates for one of our commercial partners (Ostara Biomedical). Additionally, you will contribute to the team’s work into the pathophysiology of reproductive disorders, which focuses on the development of novel strategies for their prevention, early detection and management.

You will have substantial laboratory experience with a BSc degree in a relevant biomedical field (or an equivalent qualification) and a keen interest in biomedical research. Experience of working with animal models and human and / or animal tissue of reproductive origin is essential as well as extensive experience in protein analysis including multiplex immunoassay, immunohistochemistry and ELISA assay development. You will be encouraged to develop your initiative and independence and will be given opportunities for career development.

This post is based within the School of Medicine in the Leeds Institute of Medical Research at St James’s University campus, and located in the Wellcome Trust Brenner Building.

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

Dr Nic Orsi, Clinical Lecturer in Histopathology

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 8625 (University) or +44 (0)113 206 8727 (NHS)



Dr Michele Cummings, Research Fellow


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 - St James University Hospital
Faculty/Service:     Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:     Leeds Institute of Medical Research (LIMR)
Section:     Pathology & Data Analytics
Category:     Technical Support
Grade:     Grade 6
Salary:     £27,511 to £32,817 p.a.
Working Time:     Full time
Post Type:     Full Time
Contract Type:     Fixed Term (available until 31 December 2021 - external funding)
Release Date:     Friday 21 February 2020
Closing Date:     Sunday 08 March 2020
Interview Date:     Friday 20 March 2020
Reference:     MHLMR1012
Downloads:     Candidate Brief