Research Scientist 1 (Histologist) – The Moredun Group – Penicuik

The Moredun Group

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£26,500 – £32,500 a year

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Research Scientist 1 (Histologist)

Location: Edinburgh area

Reference: 02-05-22

Starting Salary: £26,500 – £32,500 per annum, depending on experience

Closing date: 6th June 2022

The role

The Moredun Group is seeking a Research Scientist to join the Pathology team at the Moredun Research Institute. You will provide an expert histology service to ensure that the organisation can meet its disease surveillance commitments. Working closely with the research and diagnostic teams at the Institute, you will exploit and develop your knowledge and skills to find innovative solutions to research questions.

Experience required

You will have:

· Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Medical Laboratory Science (Histopathology)

· Experience of working in a histology lab, preferably veterinary

· A keen interest in digital pathology

· Experience of working to Quality Assurance and Health & Safety legislation

· Excellent communication and time management skills

· Good IT skills preferably with experience in LIMS software

How to apply

Please go to our website where you will find the application form.

To apply, please complete the application form and email the completed form to The HR Department.

Staff benefits

In addition to access to training and development opportunities, you will access to:

· Competitive pension scheme – a minimum contribution of 5% and Moredun contributing a maximum of 15%.

· Group Life Assurance Scheme and an Income Protection Scheme

· Flexi-time system

· 6 weeks annual leave plus 7 days public holidays and a privilege day

· Free access to an Employee Assistance Programme

· Benefits platform offering discounts at various retailers

The Moredun Group operates a number of policies including access to a family healthcare scheme and flexible working arrangements. We are also proud to have a Gold Award for the Healthy Working Lives and works hard to promote a healthy lifestyle.

We are committed to creating a positive and inclusive environment, respecting equality and diversity and encouraging good relations. We welcome applications from people irrespective of their age, sex, religion or belief, race, disability or sexual orientation.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £26,500.00-£32,500.00 per year


  • Company pension
  • Flexitime
  • Sick pay


  • 8 hour shift

COVID-19 considerations:
All government guidelines will be adhered to.

Reference ID: 02-05-22

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