Research Technician (Peggs Group)
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Short info about job
Company: University College London
Department: UCL Cancer Institute
Salary: £28,014 to £32,830 per annum, inclusive of London Allowanec
Hours: Full Time
Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Type / Role: Academic or Research
Phone: +44-1258 7066925
Fax: +44-1548 7992797
Detail information about job Research Technician (Peggs Group). Terms and conditions vacancy
The UCL Cancer Institute is the hub for cancer research at University College London, one of the World's leading universities. The Institute draws together over 300 talented scientists who are working together to translate research discoveries into developing kinder, more effective therapies for cancer patients.
A major focus of the Peggs group at the UCL Cancer Institute is manipulation of T-cells for therapeutic application. The purpose of this position is to lead on a new T-cell genome editing study, building upon existing pre-clinical proof-of-concept data. The position will conduct research around genome editing and lentiviral transduction of donor T-cells for in vitro and in vivo studies and a contribution to the demonstration of GMP scalability. GMP training will be provided as required during the tenure of this post to enable delivery of the clinical trial emerging from this project.
Duties and responsibilities of the post holder include but are not limited to: molecular cloning of required constructs; genome editing; multi-parametric flow cytometry (research and GLP settings); GMP cell product generation for scale-up and clinical trial use.
The position is funded until 30/11/2018 in the first instance.
The successful candidate must hold MSc degree, demonstrate experience in molecular cloning, tissue culture, viral vector generation and purification; experience in multi-parametric flow cytometry, good aptitude for team-working and precise note keeping are also essential criteria.
Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.
For enquiries regarding the application process please contact Laime Matkeviciute (HR Assistant), [email protected]
Closing Date: 15 September 2017
Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.
Interview Date: TBC
We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.