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CLINICAL EMBRYOLOGIST (Maternity cover – one year)

On a daily basis, you must provide strategic scientific support for the Embryology Laboratory. You must also provide clinical and intellectual support to embryology staff within the legislation of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology (HFE) Act and the HFE Authority Code of Practice whilst maintaining professional registration with the Association of Clinical Embryologists (ACE).

Applicants should have or be working towards HCPC State registration and have completed ACE certification (or have equivalent experience). Laboratory experience should include all routine Embryological duties, ICSI and cryopreservation techniques including vitrification.  The post holder will also be expected to keep abreast of recent scientific and other developments in assisted reproduction techniques, including any new legislation that may affect laboratory operation, and ensure compliance with new legislation.

Active research programmes exist in reproductive medicine and as such, you should have a demonstrable interest in research. All research will comply with Aberdeen University Guidelines on Research Governance.

As this post is to cover a period of maternity leave it will be available for 12months.

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 6 (£32,004 - £38,184 per annum) salary scale with negotiations dependant on qualifications and experience.

Informal enquires may be made to the Laboratory Manager David Welsh (Tel: 01224 551974; email: d.welsh@abdn.ac.uk), or Alison McTavish (tel: 01224 554482; email a.r.mctavish@abdn.ac.uk).

This post does not meet the minimum requirements as issued by UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) to qualify for an employer-sponsored visa.   We are therefore unable to consider applications from candidates for this post who require sponsorship to work in the UK.

To apply online for this position visit www.abdn.ac.uk/jobs

Job Reference Number: ARU007A

The closing date for the receipt of formal application is 1 June 2017.

Promoting Diversity and Equal Opportunities throughout the University

Experience Required:  Candidate must be educated to a good scientific degree level, able to work within a multidisciplinary team, unsupervised if necessary and be able to commit to working one weekend in four. Experience of ICSI and Vitrification and a good working knowledge of witnessing systems is desirable.
Salary:  £32,004 - £38,184 per annum
Closing Date:  01 June 2017
Reference Number: ARU007A

Contact: David Welsh
University of Aberdeen
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
AB24 3FX
Phone: 01224 551974
Website: https://www.abdnjobs.co.uk/current-vacancies.html

Date Added: 18 May 2017

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