Research Laboratory Technician

Department of Pathology, Central Cambridge

University of Cambridge, Trinity Ln, Cambridge, UK


  • Posted on: 08th Nov 2021
  • Salary: £20,600-£23,487
  • REF: PK28879
  • Closes: 18th November 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

A Research Technician is required to help develop a project to look at the behaviour of specific cell types at the cervical transformation zone, and the susceptibility of this epithelial site to cancer following human papillomavirus infection.

The candidate should have knowledge of indirect immunofluorescence approaches for the localisation of proteins in formalin fixed tissue biopsies, as well as experience in the use of these approaches for scientific research. An interest in disease pathology, virus infection, and the process of cancer development would also be beneficial. The candidate will be encouraged to develop independence through discussion with other members of the research group, and to pick up additional skills in the analysis of histology sections. The post would be particularly suitable for an enthusiastic individual who wishes to embark on a scientific research career.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

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