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Research Technician

Institute of Ophthalmology

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UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 11th Jan 2022
  • Salary: £29,802 - £33,958 per annum
  • REF: 1880956
  • Closes: 25th January 2022
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time, Part Time

Duties and Responsibilities

The Institute of Ophthalmology is committed to a multi-disciplinary research portfolio that furthers an understanding of the eye and visual system linked with clinical investigations targeted to specific problems in the prevention and treatment of eye disease. The role offers an exciting opportunity to join a multidisciplinary research team studying neural circuit function and development. Key duties will include culturing hESC derived retinal organoids, immunohistochemical analysis and microscopy of retinal tissue, with a opportunity to work with animal models of retinal disease.

This appointment is until 31 March 2023 in the first instance with the possibility of extension subject to grant funding.

Key Requirements

Applicants should have a BSc or equivalent in a relevant subject and have experience with cell culture and immunohistochemistry techniques. Experience using confocal microscopy is also desirable.

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.

For any questions about the role, please contact Dr Kate Oversby-Powell kate.powell@ucl.ac.uk.

For any other questions, please contact hr.ioo@ucl.ac.uk.

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.

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

Closing Date

25 Jan 2022

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

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

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