View All Vacancies

Clinical Trials Laboratory Technician

Cancer Sciences

Location:  Southampton General Hospital
Salary:   £24,771 to £27,025 Per annum
Full Time Fixed Term for 12 months
Closing Date:  Friday 26 July 2019
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1161019CM

Cancer Research UK     ECMC

We are looking to appoint a full time Laboratory Technician to support new early phase clinical trials and other clinical trials or research studies with a focus on immunological monitoring and cellular pathology techniques. You will have relevant laboratory experience in a responsible role, display a high level of motivation and the ability to work flexibly as part of a team as well as independently. The role is funded by the Centre for Drug Development (CDD) at Cancer Research UK.

The post holder will be part of the Southampton ECMC based in the WISH laboratory, University Hospital Southampton.

You will be required to process a range of patient samples for storage, as well as for fresh or batched analysis within a highly quality controlled system, utilising immunomonitoring and immunohistochemical techniques. You will be required to comply with meticulous record keeping and database management for all processes undertaken, as well as fully comply with requirements of GCP for laboratories. Training will be provided where necessary. There will be the opportunity to work with other team members carrying out immunomonitoring on clinical trial samples performing flow cytometry, ELISA and ELISpot assays and immunohistochemistry assays.

You will require a good understanding of the current health and safety regulations, and must undergo occupational health clearance for the job role. 

The appointment is full time, fixed-term for 12 months in the first instance. 

For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit please contact Dr Debora Joseph-Pietras (

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Ita Holmes (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 9002. Please quote reference 1161019CM on all correspondence.

Athena SWAN Silver Award holder: Medicine

The Faculty of Medicine holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award demonstrating commitment to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace. The Faculty recognises that applicants may seek flexible working patterns which will be considered as part of the recruitment process. For further information including key benefits designed to help maintain and support employees' well-being and work-life balance, please see our working with us website pages.

Email details to a friend
Further details:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

Login to your account


Forgotten your password?

Register for an account

Mindful Employer Disability Confident Leader HR Excellence In Research Stonewall Diversity Champion Athena Swan Silver Award - University of Southampton Committed to being an Inclusive Employer