Current Vacancies at the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre

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Facilities and Safety Manager

The SWC is looking for a Facilities and Safety Manager to be responsible for the management of facilities across the SWC building, including overseeing contracts for soft services and utilities and undertaking contractual review and contractor liaison to ensure service standards are met.  They will support the broader operations team in the successful operation of the building, and work collaboratively with colleagues and service users.  They will also hold the role of Departmental Safety Officer, and will ensure that SWC is compliant with legislation, implements best practice, and coordinates with central UCL Safety Services in relation to health and safety and fire safety for the building.

This role will require some on-call and out of hours working on a rota basis.

This post is funded until 31 July 2021 in the first instance.

You will have managed a variety of building facilities and soft services, and be well-versed in contractual management and drafting Service Level Agreements. You will be confident directing contractors and be adept at setting and monitoring key performance indicators for contracted services. A good problem solver, you’ll use your own initiative to resolve building-related issues and plan and organise small projects. You will hold a health and safety qualification, such as NEBOSH or IOSH, and have comprehensive knowledge of health and safety legislation coupled with experience of managing safety-related compliance in a laboratory-based environment.  

This post is full time with a salary of £43,884 - £51,769 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. 

For  further information download the Information for Candidates (pdf).

The deadline for applications is 23:59 on Wednesday 20 March 2019.

To apply visit UCL's vacancy listings and search for the advert using reference number 1795232.  Click on "Apply Now" at the bottom of the advert to enter the online recruitment portal.

Queries about SWC vacancies and the application process can be sent to swc.hr@ucl.ac.uk.  
 

Histology Research Scientist (International Brain Laboratory)

The International Brain Laboratory (IBL) is a new collaborative scientific research project, spanning 20 neuroscience research labs across four countries in Europe and North America. These labs are working together to study how the brain works together to make a decision. This ambitious project will involve recording the activity of hundreds of thousands of neurons in the working brain, and building mathematical models of the resulting data.

The Histology Research Scientist vacancy for the IBL is a new and exciting opportunity to support an innovative and collaborative research project at the forefront of neuroscience, spanning multiple institutions internationally. Based in the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre, the IBL Histology Research Scientist will be responsible for managing the inventory of IBL brain samples, preparing brain samples (ex vivo) for histology, using microscopy techniques to image brain samples, and registering acquired images onto standard brain atlases. 

The post is funded for two years in the first instance.

We’re looking for candidates with experience of working in a research laboratory, coupled with demonstrable practical experience in tissue staining, histology or microscopy.  You’ll need to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to coordinate with colleagues across multiple institutions and countries, and have a strong interest in and commitment to supporting high quality research.  A good undergraduate degree (2:1 or above) in Neuroscience or a cognate area is essential, and an understanding of neurodegenerative diseases is highly desirable.

This post is full time with a salary of £35,328 - £42,701 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. 

For  further information download the Information for Candidates (pdf).

The deadline for applications is 23:59 on Wednesday 17 April 2019.

To apply visit UCL's vacancy listings and search for the advert using reference number 1794612.  Click on "Apply Now" at the bottom of the advert to enter the online recruitment portal.

Queries about SWC vacancies and the application process can be sent to swc.hr@ucl.ac.uk.