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  • Posted on: 15th Sep 2021
  • Salary: £36,770 - £44,388 per annum plus a market supplement of £4,000 per annum (The market supplement if subject to review after 2 years)
  • REF: 1878883
  • Closes: 06th October 2021
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities

We are looking for an individual to join the Pathology team within the Pathology Unit at the Institute of Ophthalmology. The successful candidate will work in all areas of the unit, carrying out a wide range of duties including specimen dissection, microtomy, cryotomy, tinctorial stains, cytology and ICC, plus an integral role with the QMS, UKAS assessment and ISO:15189 accreditation. There is also a large research workload within the unit, the successful candidate will need to liaise with researchers to assist in delivering publication standard research histology, using their own skills and knowledge to inform and guide the researchers as necessary.

The role is open ended.

Key Requirements

As an NSOPS laboratory our workload varies greatly and an ability to work as part of a team, under pressure, to deliver high quality, timely results is paramount. You must possess relevant work experience, preferably gained in a routine pathology environment. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with confidential and sensitive information. You must be comfortable liaising with staff at all levels and with external clients and professional bodies. You will be IT literate, comfortable in a teaching role and able to work independently and autonomously where necessary.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

To apply for the vacancy please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button below.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Samanta Da Silva Fonseca, s.fonseca@ucl.ac.uk (020 7608 6888), pre-interview tours of the department are available if mutually agreeable.

The UCL Ways of Working for professional services supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations around how we work please see www.ucl.ac.uk/ways-of-working to find out more.

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

Closing Date

6 Oct 2021

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Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality.

Any offer of employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.

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