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Senior Embryologist

University of Aberdeen

Aberdeen, United Kingdom


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The centre here in Aberdeen provides embryology and andrology service for the assessment and treatment of infertility. The centre has been providing patients in Grampian, Highland, Orkney and Shetland with fertility services for over 35 years. The Aberdeen Fertility Centre (AFC) offers a full range of services including in vitro fertilisation (IVF), intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), surgical sperm retrieval, gamete donation and a cryopreservation programme for gametes and embryos.

At AFC we are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated person with excellent interpersonal skills, a team player, someone who can work independently and has good attention to detail to join our laboratory team. The candidate should possess a relevant biological science degree and be registered as a Clinical Embryologist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). We are looking for a driven individual who is be able to provide a high-quality IVF service for patients whilst working within the legislation in the Human Fertilisation and Embryology (HFE) Act and the HFEA Code of Practice. It is expected that the person will have some clinical experience post registration and is someone who wishes to expand on their clinical experience and take on specific areas of responsibility within Aberdeen Fertility Centre (AFC) based at Aberdeen Maternity Hospital. 

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the  Grade 7 (£41,526 - £51,034 per annum)with placement according to qualifications and experience.

Informal enquiries should be made to  Dr Elizabeth Ferguson, 01224 551974 (Laboratory Manager) or Mrs Alison Mctavish, 01224 554482  (Aberdeen Fertility Centre Manager).

This post does not meet the minimum requirements for visa sponsorship under the Skilled Worker Route. We are therefore unable to consider applicants for this post that require sponsorship to work in the UK.

Experience Required:  We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated person with excellent interpersonal skills, a team player, someone who can work independently and has good attention to detail to join our laboratory team in Aberdeen. The candidate should possess a relevant biological science degree and be registered as a Clinical Embryologist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and therefore be able to provide a high-quality IVF service for patients. It is expected that the person will have some clinical experience post registration and is someone who wishes to expand on their clinical experience and take on specific areas of responsibility within Aberdeen Fertility Centre (AFC) based at Aberdeen Maternity Hospital.
Education Required:  • A scientific or relevant degree. • State registered as a Clinical Embryologist through the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC). • Clinical experience in an IVF laboratory working as a Clinical Embryologist post HCPC registration. Fully trained in all protocols to carry out embryology and andrology processes associated with IVF treatment.
Salary:  £41,526 - £51,034 per annum
Closing Date:  11 June 2021





Contact: Jill Fordyce
University of Aberdeen
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
AB25 2ZD
Informal Enquiries:
Website: www.abdn.ac.uk
Applications: Online Submission Link

Date Added: 24 May 2021    



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