Post Doctoral Scientist - Coventry
Post Doctoral Scientist
Molecular Microbial Diagnostics
We are looking for a Post-doctoral Scientist, with Molecular Microbial experience, to work within Micropathology Ltd, a busy specialist laboratory providing a clinically supported service for the rapid diagnosis and management of infectious and genetic disease.
The appointee will work with our HPC-registered Clinical Scientists, where he/she will become familiar with our laboratory routine and then be expected to operate with minimal supervision. Daily duties will include sample reception, processing and testing, supervision of laboratory staff and authorizing of pathology reports. The appointee will also be expected to participate in administrative duties and the Saturday morning sample receipt rota (currently 1 in 9) as required. It is expected that the successful candidate will also be a part of the research projects and constant R&D which takes place to keep our service up to date.
The candidate will possess a degree in life sciences, post-graduate/post- doctoral experience/degrees and have significant clinical diagnostic experience with HPC Registration. Literacy, IT and mathematical skills are expected. Familiarity with Quality Management Systems is essential as the laboratory is accredited to CPA (UK) Ltd. standards and converting to ISO standards at present. A solid scientific knowledge combined with a logical approach is required.
The successful applicant may expect to be appointed to a permanent post after a satisfactory probationary period of 11 months. Pay will be competitive and commensurate with age/experience. Employee bonus, share and pension schemes are in operation.
Applications (by CV, including names of three referees, and a hand written covering letter) should be made to Dr Andrea Collins, Quality Manager by clicking on the 'Apply' button or at the address detailed below. Requests for more specific information should be made to Dr Andrea Collins.
The closing date for applications is September 30th 2016
Tel 24hrs: +44 (0) 24 - 76 – 323222
Fax / Ans: +44 (0) 24 - 76 - 323333
University of Warwick Science Park, Venture Centre, Sir William Lyons Road, Coventry CV4 7EZ