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Position: Research Assistant
Institution: University College London
Department: GOS Institute of Child Health
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The Rheumatology team works in the Infection, Immunity and Rheumatology Section, which is part of the Infection, Immunity & Inflammation Programme at the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (ICH), a department in the UCL Faculty of Population Health Sciences. The post holder will play a key role in the laboratory work on childhood arthritis and juvenile myositis, in handling and storing research samples, making RNA and DNA, running immunological assays, performing cell cultures and flow cytometry, and contributing to biomarker discovery work
Requirements: The post holder must hold an honours degree in a biomedical or related subject. The post holder should have experience in laboratory methods such as processing and storage of immunological human samples (PBMC, serum, DNA), flow cytometric analysis, making DNA and RNA, and cell culture. The individual will be highly motivated to succeed in research, have good organizational and communication skills, be able to summarise data and results clearly, and have proven ability to work well in a team
   
Text: Research Assistant, - Ref:1764214 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division GOS Institute of Child Health Location of position London Grade 6 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?30,922 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The Rheumatology team works in the Infection, Immunity and Rheumatology Section, which is part of the Infection, Immunity & Inflammation Programme at the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (ICH), a department in the UCL Faculty of Population Health Sciences. The post holder will play a key role in the laboratory work on childhood arthritis and juvenile myositis, in handling and storing research samples, making RNA and DNA, running immunological assays, performing cell cultures and flow cytometry, and contributing to biomarker discovery work. The post is grant funded for 12 months in the first instance. Key Requirements The post holder must hold an honours degree in a biomedical or related subject. The post holder should have experience in laboratory methods such as processing and storage of immunological human samples (PBMC, serum , DNA), flow cytometric analysis , making DNA and RNA, and cell culture. The individual will be highly motivated to succeed in research, have good organizational and communication skills, be able to summarise data and results clearly, and have proven ability to work well in a team. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of the page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the ?Apply Now? button below. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy please contact Professor Lucy Wedderburn on email l.wedderburn@ucl.ac.uk or If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Madhur Sharma on Ich.hr@ucl.ac.uk quoting job reference. UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 21 Nov 2018 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC 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. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description and Person Specification Apply Now
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