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Research Technician

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University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
Fixed term
24,983 - 30,688 a year
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Role Description

We are seeking a highly motivated and talented Research Technician to join Professor Ian Hitchcock’s laboratory in the Department of Biology at the University of York.

The project, funded by Cancer Research UK, will focus on the development of Philadelphia chromosome-negative myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs), a group of haematological malignancies characterized by increases in platelets and/or erythrocytes.

As a research technician, you will provide support to Professor Hitchcock and other postdoctoral and postgraduate researchers in his laboratory. You will have a degree in biological sciences or equivalent qualification and relevant post qualification laboratory experience.  You will be experienced in a range of cellular and molecular techniques including cell culture, PCR, flow cytometry and molecular cloning. Skills and experience in mouse transgenic models (Home Office PIL A/B) and colony maintenance are highly desirable. A willingness to develop skills in other laboratory techniques that are required as the project develops is essential.

For informal enquiries please email Professor Ian Hitchcock ( or for an alternative contact please email

This post is full time, on a fixed-term basis for up to 2 years 8 months (with a possible extension to 5 years 8 months). This is a grade 5 post, with salary in the range £24,983 - £30,688 per year depending on experience.

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