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Clinical Scientist/Senior Clinical Scientist

Band 7/8a

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Molecular Diagnostics (Cancer)
Band 7/8a
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Nottingham University Hospitals City Campus
Band 7:£31,697-£41,787. Band 8a:£40,428-48,514.
28/02/2018 23:59

We are pleased to be offering the opportunity for a committed and innovative clinical scientist to make a significant contribution to the delivery and future development of the Molecular Diagnostics service in Cellular Pathology at  Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. 


Our highly motivated team perform a range of molecular investigations to guide the diagnosis and management of patients with cancer. The service supports a wide range of clinical oncology specialties in the East Midlands including haematological malignancies, breast, respiratory, gastro-intestinal, dermatology and neuro-oncology.

We have a special interest in leukaemia and lymphoma diagnostics and our laboratories are co-located with the HMDN (Haematological Malignancy Diagnostics Nottingham) service in recently refurbished facilities at NUH City Campus. The department is accredited by CPA and is awaiting UKAS ISO:15189 accreditation. 

HCPC registered clinical scientists with a background in molecular pathology or genetics will be considered for the role.The successful applicant will be responsible for interpreting and reporting a range of specialist investigations conducted in the laboratory as part of a small team of clinical scientists. In addition they will make strong contributions to quality management, teaching and training within the department.

Service development will be a key element of the role. A passion and aptitude for clinical assay development and validation is therefore vital.  

Experienced clinical scientists will be considered for the senior scientist role at AFC band 8a, however we also encourage applications from enthusiastic recently qualified or less experienced candidates for a band 7 position. Full training will be provided.


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You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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Informal visits are strongly encouraged. For further information please contact Ian Carter (Principal Clinical Scientist) via email: ian.carter@nuh.nhs.uk, or call 01159691169 ext. 57711.

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