Research Technician

Division of Medicine

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UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 17th Feb 2021
  • Salary: £29,152 - £34,153 per annum
  • REF: 1874646
  • Closes: 10th April 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities

The Centre for Radiopharmaceutical Chemistry aims to bridge expertise across chemistry, biological sciences and medicine to develop diagnostic tracers that can improve patient care. The position will require production of positron emission tomography (PET) tracers in a sterile environment according to Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP). You will also be expected to write documentation and procedures.

The post is funded for 12 months in the first instance.

Key Requirements

The post requires a BSc (2.2 or higher) or higher degree in chemistry, natural sciences or pharmacology, as well as excellent laboratory skills. You must be able to follow standardised technical procedures, to work calmly and safely under pressure, and to work to a high level of cleanliness.

Further Details

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

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For an informal discussion please contact Professor Erik Arstad (

For any queries regarding this advert or recruitment process please contact Kinga Podolak (

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

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Closing Date

10 Apr 2021

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