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Position: Molecular Biology Technician
Institution: University College London
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The Jack O’Neil Laboratory of Amyloidosis Research and Diagnosis is located within the NAC and is currently looking for a Molecular Biology Technician to work in a small, highly specialised team using a wide range of molecular techniques in order to investigate genes associated with hereditary amyloidosis and hereditary autoinflammatory syndromes. This involves molecular biology techniques, such as PCR, gel electrophoresis, RFLP and Sanger sequencing and preparing samples for testing, this includes performing DNA extraction
Requirements: The successful candidate will hold a degree in molecular biology or similar subject and have a thorough practical knowledge and experience in DNA testing techniques including the next generation sequencing library preparation methodologies. The successful candidate will be able to interpret results from the 3130xl ABI Genetic Analyser and discuss DNA testing results at multi-disciplinary meetings with principal research fellows and senior clinical academic staff
   
Text: Molecular Biology Technician, - Ref:1775326 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Division of Medicine Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?35,328 - ?42,701 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The NHS National Amyloidosis Centre (NAC), is funded centrally by NHS England to provide a diagnostic and management advice service for the national caseload of patients with systemic autoinflammatory diseases and amyloidosis. The NAC is a national referral centre which comprises a multi-disciplinary team, including medical and nursing staff, technicians and clinical scientists. The Jack O?Neil Laboratory of Amyloidosis Research and Diagnosis is located within the NAC and is currently looking for a Molecular Biology Technician to work in a small, highly specialised team using a wide range of molecular techniques in order to investigate genes associated with hereditary amyloidosis and hereditary autoinflammatory syndromes. This involves molecular biology techniques, such as PCR, gel electrophoresis, RFLP and Sanger sequencing and preparing samples for testing, this includes performing DNA extraction. Funding is variable for three years in the first instance. Key Requirements The successful candidate will hold a degree in molecular biology or similar subject and have a thorough practical knowledge and experience in DNA testing techniques including the next generation sequencing library preparation methodologies. The successful candidate will be able to interpret results from the 3130xl ABI Genetic Analyser and discuss DNA testing results at multi-disciplinary meetings with principal research fellows and senior clinical academic staff. 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. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Adrian Machinn on a.machinn@ucl.ac.uk . For an informal discussion regarding the post please contact Dorota Rowczenio, Principal Scientist at d.rowczenio@ucl.ac.uk . 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 2 Jan 2019 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 & Person Specification Apply Now
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