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Cell Culture Technician Pluripotent Stem Cell Biology and Genome Editing at UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON


Clinical Neuroscience

Location: Southampton General Hospital

Salary: £22,149 to £25,642
Part-time (21.4 hours per week) Fixed term 13 months

Closing Date: Monday, August 29, 2022

Date of interview: be confirmed

Reference: 1939422FC

A Human Stem Cell Culture Technician position is available within the Vision Group at the University of Southampton Medical School. The successful candidate will join a strong interdisciplinary team investigating the genetic basis of visual system development and disease with a strong translational focus. This will include the development of new methods combining human stem cell biology, genetic analysis and genome engineering technology applications. The position requires excellent cell culture techniques, communication and organizational skills including detailed record keeping, computer literacy and the ability to contribute to method development and validation. After initial training, this person is expected to perform protocols independently with minimal guidance, with precision, discretion and good judgment, and will assist PIs (Dr Jörn Lakowski; Prof Andrew Lotery) in data collection and analysis by carrying out specific experiments.

General job requirements include handling human pluripotent stem cells, performing CRISPR (short palindromic repeats grouped regularly spaced)/ Cas9 (CRISPR-associated protein 9) – methods based on assisting with equipment maintenance, management of laboratory supplies, laboratory upkeep, and other general responsibilities in the operation of the laboratory as assigned or directed, in order to achieve the goals and objectives of the laboratory group.

Application procedure

You must submit your completed online application form to https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The deadline for applications will be midnight on the closing date listed above. If you need help, please call Jane Sturgeon (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0)23 8059 2750 or email recruitment@soton.ac.uk. Please quote reference 1939422FC on all correspondence.