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Healthcare Scientist

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Industry: Health care
Description: Every day, everyone here at NHS Blood and Transplant plays a part in saving and improving lives. We stand for hope. We stand for life. We stand for helping people do something extraordinary. We supply safe blood, tissues and solid organs to UK hospitals. We also promote donation, test for safety, champion quality, and drive world-class research, and lead the way in specialist areas ranging from stem cell transplantation to molecular therapies. Our team is big and broad. From doctors, nurses and scientists to our devoted administrators and dedicated drivers, to specialists who work in ICT, finance, communications, project management and more. There are more than 5,500 of us, nationwide, in some of the world’s most modern and innovative facilities.
Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated science graduate to join the NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (H&I) Service Development Laboratory located at the Colindale Centre, London.

You will join a dynamic team and contribute to projects aimed at the development and implementation of new diagnostic tests in HLA, immunogenetics and transplantation, using the latest genomic technologies. Other responsibilities include supporting laboratory activities such as sample archiving and retrieval, preparation of reagents and maintenance of equipment.

Applicants should possess a relevant science degree, e.g. molecular biology, human genetics or equivalent. Experience of working in a Research & Development environment and a good working knowledge of DNA based assays such as PCR or sequencing would be beneficial. In return, we can offer a friendly working environment where teamwork is highly valued, together with a competitive salary and an excellent pension scheme.

The normal working hours for this role are 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday. This role will attract a 15% Outer London High-Cost Area Supplement of 3,784 pa - 4,822 pa. For an informal discussion in relation to this role, please contact Dr Winnie Chong at [email protected] This vacancy will close at 23:59 Friday 29th January 2021. Interviews will take place Week of the 22nd February 2021. Working towards equal opportunities.

Salary: £24,907 to £30,615
Employment Type: Full Time
Contact Information
Name: Dr Winnie Chong