Molecular Technician (Maternity Cover) – Grade 6

University of Liverpool

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to work as a molecular pathology technician as part of the Liverpool Ocular Oncology Research Group (LOORG) at the University of Liverpool (UoL) in close association with the Liverpool Ocular Oncology Centre (LOOC), at the Liverpool University Hospitals Foundation Trust.

You will work under the direction of the leads of LOORG, Prof. Sarah Coupland and Dr Helen Kalirai to provide the genetic testing service for ocular cancer patients. LOOC ranks amongst the largest ocular oncology centres in the world, and LOORG is a successful and internationally renowned research group investigating cancers that arise in and around the eye.

This will require skills in molecular pathology and genetics, in particular with experience in working with human material, DNA extraction and PCR. Previous experience of working with healthcare professionals is also required.

You should have a BTEC Higher or equivalent qualification in Biomedical/Biological Sciences and have comprehensive computing skills in particular with experience in Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Knowledge of legislation surrounding ethics, patient confidentiality and working with human tissue is essential.

You must be able to work proactively and independently with the ability to communicate at all levels.

The post is to cover a period of maternity leave expected to be from 22 May 2023 until 18 March 2024

The University has the right to close the vacancy early if it is deemed that there have been enough applications received 

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