Cell Culture Technician Pluripotent Stem Cell Biology and Genome Editing

Southampton, United Kingdom
£22,149 to £25,642
16 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
29 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Clinical Neurosciences

Location:  Southampton General Hospital
Salary:   £22,149 to £25,642
Part Time (21.4 hours per week) Fixed term 13 Months
Closing Date:  Monday 29 August 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1939422FC

A human stem cell culture technician position is available in the Vision Group within the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Southampton. The successful candidate will join a strong interdisciplinary team investigating the genetic basis of visual system development and disease with a strong translational focus. This will include the development of novel methods combining human stem cell biology, genetic analysis and genome-engineering technology applications. The post requires excellent cell culture technique, communication and organizational skills, including detailed recordkeeping, computer literacy, and the ability to contribute to method development and validation. After initial training, this individual is expected to perform protocols independently with minimal guidance, with accuracy, discretion and good judgment, and will assist the PIs (Dr Jörn Lakowski; Prof Andrew Lotery) with the collection and analysis of data by conducting specific experiments. 

General position requirements include human pluripotent stem cells handling, performing CRISPR (clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats)/Cas9 (CRISPR-associated protein 9) -based methods, assisting in maintaining equipment, managing laboratory supplies, lab upkeep, and other general responsibilities in laboratory operation as assigned or directed, in order to meet the goals and objectives of the laboratory group.

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date sated above. If you need any assistance, please call Jane Sturgeon (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750 or email Please quote reference 1939422FC on all correspondence.

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