Malaria Scientific Officer

London (GB)
£33,567 to £38,533 per annum
04 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Maternity Cover
Full Time

Malaria Scientific Officer (Maternity cover)
Department of Pathogen Molecular Biology
Salary: £33,567 to £38,533 per annum, inclusive. 
Closing Date: Sunday 22 April 2018
Reference: ITD-PMBD-2018-04

We are seeking to appoint a Malaria Scientific Officer at the Keppel Street headquarters of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

The successful applicant will run a multi-user parasite culture facility and will be responsible for maintaining parasite stocks, providing culture support and the general smooth operation of the laboratories. 

The post-holder will have a university degree or HNC in biological sciences, in-depth employment experience with cell culture and excellent technique, experience with experimental laboratory work, excellent organisational skills with laboratory work and documentation of results, ability to interact well with staff and students at all levels in a multicultural environment. Further particulars are included in the job description.

The post is funded for a period of up to a year to cover maternity leave and is available from 4th June 2018. Salary is on the Professional Support Grade 5 scale from £33,567 to £38,533 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year for all staff (pro-rata for part-time staff).  In addition, staff are entitled to public holidays and Director’s days on which the School is closed. 

Applications should be made online via our website at  The reference for this post is ITD-PMBD-2018-04.  Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm on the closing date.  Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria.  Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion.  The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered.  An answer to any of the criteria such as “Please see attached CV” will not be considered acceptable.

Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

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