Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary £30,922.00 - £32,607.00 gross per year
  • London


A Research Assistant position is available at the Centre for Clinical Microbiology in the Division of Infection and Immunity. The post-holder will be joining 2 projects which are multicentre clinical trials working towards registration of a new treatment regimen for TB funded by the Global Alliance for TB Drug Development.

The post-holder will be responsible for the delivery of the practical aspects of the study. This requires performance of UCL laboratory activities to a standard commensurate with a regulatory study and the post holder will be responsible for the maintenance of records, data entry and quality assurance.

This is an excellent opportunity for early career scientists to gain experience in the microbiological tools required for TB drug development providing exposure to a diverse range of microbiological laboratory skills as well as insight to the regulatory environment of a drug development clinical trial.

The post is available for one year in the first instance.

Candidates should have a BSc Degree or equivalent in microbiology or related subject. Experience of working in a microbiology laboratory is essential. It is desirable that the candidates will have experience of working with mycobacteria in a diagnostic setting as well as evidence of independent working in a research environment. Experience of working in a category three facility is desirable.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button above.

Informal enquiries regarding the vacancy can be made by email to Professor Timothy McHugh at

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