Research Technician - TG1108AC
Vacancy Description
School of Medicine, Salary £32,004-£33,943 per annum, Fixed Term 24 months, Start Date 1 May 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter

This post is open to employees of the University only
The School of Medicine is recruiting a research technician to work with Professor David Harrison on a study investigation the role and significance of Nrf2 and related genes in lung cancer. This opportunity has arisen in response to a successful research grant awarded by MRC in collaboration with Professor John Hayes, University of Dundee, to identify key elements of anti-oxidant related pathways in both murine and human lung tissue primarily, but also in other organs including liver. The work involved in this role will be to validate antibodies and use them in multiplexed immunofluorescence experiments, capturing histological images digitally and undertaking image analysis as appropriate. Furthermore the successful candidate will be involved in coordination with laboratory in Dundee. The ideal candidate will therefore be someone who has experience in working in a histopathological and academic environment, familiar with issues relating to use of human tissue in research, adhering to GLP guidelines and who has skills in project and laboratory management. The candidate must have experience in clinical laboratory techniques such as histotechnology, tinctorial staining, immuno-labelling, multiplexed immunofluorescence, microscopy, digital pathology and image analysis. Also required will be experience in maintaining the resource of the lab, training and support for other members of the team and regular reporting.    

This post will be for 24 months.  

The University of St Andrews is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all, which is further demonstrated through its working on the Gender and Race Equality Charters and being awarded the Athena SWAN award for women in science, HR Excellence in Research Award and the LGBT Charter;  http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/diversityawards/.    

Please quote reference: TG1108AC

Closing Date: 22 March 2017

Further Particulars: TG1108AC FPs.doc

School of Medicine
Salary £32,004-£33,943 per annum
Fixed Term 24 months
Start Date 1 May 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter