Research Technician - Medical School

Bristol , City of Bristol (GB)
06 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
19 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Research Technician 

Job number  SUPP103666 
Division/School   Bristol Medical School 
Contract type   Open ended contract staff 
Working pattern   Job share 
Salary  £25,728 - £28,936 pro rata per annum 
Closing date for applications   19-Dec-2017 
Research Technician in the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) within the Nutrition Theme, at the University of Bristol. The post will be based in the IGF(Insulin-like Growth Factor) Metabolic and Endocrinology Group (IMEG) at Southmead Hospital.
We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced research technician to assist the Head of Group, (Professor of Clinical Sciences) in research activities by providing technical and administrative support and by undertaking and managing radioactive and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISAs) in order to support projects within the nutrition theme of the NIHR Bristol BRC.
The researcher should have some experience in relevant scientific techniques - in particular technical expertise in radioactive immunoassays and ELISAs, and pathological specimen preparation. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and an ability and confidence to work independently in a conscientious, logical and efficient manner under one’s own initiative are essential.
The post is a part-time post; 17.5 hours per week - job share.

Should you wish to discuss the appointment informally, or visit the IMEG please contact Dr Claire Perks on 0117 4147897 or email
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