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Senior Biomedical Scientist

Band 7 AfC Equivalent

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Band 7 AfC Equivalent
37.5 Hours Full Time
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Employer type
Private Sector
King's Denmark Hill
Up to £48,300 Depending on Experience
19/11/2018 23:59

The place to work in pathology

We are looking for top talent to join the UK’s leading and fastest growing pathology company – a scientific organisation with a clinical purpose.

Working in partnership with our service partners, Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals, King’s College Hospital, Bedford NHS Hospital Trusts, and Princess Royal University Hospital we aim to set the standard for the future of pathology.


An exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Biomedical Scientist in Histopathology has now arisen in the Advanced Diagnostics Laboratory based within Tissue Sciences at King’s College Hospital. Applications are invited from an experienced HCPC registered Senior Biomedical Scientist who possesses an extensive level of histology practical experience in immunocytochemistry and molecular histopathology. This is a permanent post in the Advanced Diagnostics Section of the Tissue Sciences laboratory.

Experience using the Ventana Benchmark Ultra and/or Leica Bond III platforms is essential for the candidate as well as experience in molecular pathology technique in histopathology including FISH, DNA extraction, Pyrosequencing, Capillary Electrophoresis and real-time PCR. The candidate will have the opportunity to further extend their molecular pathology knowledge and skills by the application of Next Generation Sequencing.

The candidate will be required to register for the Clinical Scientist Equivalence portfolio with the aim to become a registered Clinical Scientist. The candidate will receive full training in the interpretation and reporting of results.

Tissue Sciences at King’s College Hospital is part of the South London NHS Genomic Medicine Centre which delivers the 100,000 Genomes project in collaboration with the Molecular Pathology Department. The successful candidate will be involved in this transformational project.

This is a fantastic and exciting opportunity for a self-motivated individual to work as part of a dedicated and friendly team.

For further details, please contact:

Lok Lam, Operations Manager, Advanced Diagnostics Laboratory. Email: or tel. 020 3299 5022/3091

Interviews will be held on November 30, 2018.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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