Research Technician in Clinical Islet Isolation and Transplantation

University of Oxford
July 12, 2024
Offerd Salary:£25,138 - £25,742
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Contract Type:Fixed term until 21s
Working Time:Full time
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Research Technician in Clinical Islet Isolation and Transplantation

OCDEM, Churchill Hospital, Old Road, Oxford, OX3 7LE


Grade 04.1- 4.2S: £25,138 - £25,742 per annum (with standby payment at 3% basic salary plus hourly rate paid for on-call work)

Contract type: Fixed term until 21st April 2025

Hours: Full-time

Location: OCDEM, Churchill Hospital

About the role

We are looking for a Research Technician to be based at the Human Islet Isolation Facility at the Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism (OCDEM), Churchill Hospital. The post holder will be able to take part in all aspects of the clinical islet isolation procedure and transplantation. In addition, there will be an opportunity for you to carry out research under the supervision of a senior scientist into islet isolation and transplantation or islet biology.

About you

You will be able to work well in a team, carry out tasks with accuracy and take a flexible approach to your workload. You should have good literacy and numeracy skills, and be able to communicate well with people at all levels. You will be willing to participate in the out-of-hours rota for islet isolation services, and in return you will receive additional remuneration for work carried out during these times.

Previous practical experience of working in a Laboratory would be desirable, however it is not essential as full training will be provided for this role. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as good literacy and numeracy skills. Willingness to participate in the out-of-hours rota is essential for this post.

Available immediately, this full-time post is fixed-term until 21 April 2025. Contract extensions are renewed annually, subject to the availability of further funding.

Application process

If you would like to discuss this role informally, please contact Rebecca Spiers - Islet Laboratory and Facility Manager on 01865 857507 or [email protected]

Candidates are advised to read the job description which details the selection criteria, before applying. If you are interested in this role, please upload a CV and covering letter as part of your online application. Please quote reference NDSA887 on all correspondence.

Only applications received before 12 noon on 2Friday 12th July 2024 can be considered. Interview date to be confirmed but could be held on the 24th, 29th or 30th July 2024.

Committed to equality and valuing diversity

Contact Person : Claire Wheeler Vacancy ID : 173547 Contact Phone : 01865 612299 Closing Date & Time : 12-Jul-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 4 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : £25,138 - £25,742 per annum (with standby payment at 3% basic salary plus hourly rate paid for on-call work)

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