NIBSC Scientist - Virology. £31,678 plus benefits

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We require the successful candidate to have a degree in a relevant subject and demonstrable proficiency in relevant molecular biology laboratory techniques including purification of nucleic acids, PCR, qPCR, nucleotide sequencing, etc. You will have an understanding of HSE regulations and WHO guidelines related to work with poliovirus in containment level 2 and 3. You will be flexible, able to work alone and in teams and able to communicate with a range of stakeholders, internally, in the UK and internationally. If you think you may be ideal for the role please click here to find out more.
This is a two year fixed term contract located in South Mimms, Hertfordshire.
Closing date 06/03/2019


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Candidates will be subject to UK immigration requirements as well as Civil Service nationality rules.


Our process requires that you apply through our careers site, where you will be asked to complete your application and answer some competency based questions. Applicants are assessed on whether they meet any mandatory requirements as well as the necessary skills and experience for the role score and then scored on their competency answers so please ensure you have read these thoroughly and allow sufficient time. You can view the competencies for this role in the job description.


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