Vacancies: Biomedical Scientists and Deputy Systems Lead!

Leeds has been at the forefront of digital pathology research and innovation for over 15 years. A major new programme will build on this, bringing together a consortium of academic, clinical and industry partners with a common vision – to create a world leading centre for digital pathology and artificial intelligence.

The National Pathology Imaging Co-operative is a multi-million pound programme funded by the UK Industry Strategy Challenge Fund to accelerate the development of an AI industry in the UK around Digital Pathology

We are looking to appoint to a number of exciting posts, seeking enthusiastic staff to join our growing team here in Leeds!

We encourage you to apply using the links below. If you have any questions about any of the roles listed, please email the contact listed on the advert. If you have any more general questions about the programme, please email npic@leeds.ac.uk.


Band 7 Lead Biomedical Scientist [Digital Pathology] (XR07)

Location: St James University Hospital

Salary: £38,890 to £44,503 pa

Closing Date: 30/08/2021

The individual appointed to this post will be expected to undertake varied responsibilities, including, but not limited to, providing management support to the laboratory manager for a service delivered from multiple sites across West Yorkshire and on a national level. The post holder will also be expected to participate in general departmental management and people governance procedures such as staff recruitment, induction and appraisals.

The post-holder will be a self-motivated, tenacious individual, with extensive demonstrable experience of consistent delivery of a range of research projects and budgets. You will have the ability to work without supervision to tight deadlines. You will be a team player with a ‘can do attitude’, helping to deliver the programme.

For more information, please see the job description and person specification attached to the job advert linked above.


Band 6 Specialist Biomedical Scientist [Digital Pathology] (XR06)

Location: St James University Hospital

Salary: £31,365 to £37,890 pa

Closing Date: 23/08/2021

As a Specialist Biomedical Scientist, you will be expected to perform a wide range of complex technical procedures. These will include the safe and effective use of highly complex laboratory equipment.  Amongst other responsibilities, you will be expected to enter, manage, retrieve and interpret complex information using the multiple computer systems. You will also be expected to communicate accurately sensitive and / or highly complex information to others in a manner that is in accordance with departmental procedures.

The post holder must be willing to work flexibly with a wide range of stakeholders in a challenging operational environment. You must have exceptionally strong attention to detail and a willingness to work around the needs of the team and organisation.

For more information, please see the job description and person specification attached to the job advert linked above.


Band 6 Specialist Digital Pathology Scientist (XR06) 

Location: St James University Hospital

Salary: £31,365 to £37,890 pa

Closing Date: 29/08/2021

As a Specialist Digital Pathology Scientist, you will be expected to perform a wide range of complex technical procedures. These will include the safe and effective use of highly complex laboratory equipment, such as digital pathology slide scanners.

Your level of knowledge and understanding of these procedures will be consistent with that to allow you to recognise system failures and errors. You will understand the need to report adverse events in the event of such errors and failures. For more information, please see the job description and person specification attached to the job advert linked above.

For more information, please see the job description and person specification attached to the job advert linked above.


Band 7 Deputy Systems Lead (XN07)

Location: St James University Hospital

Salary: £38,890 to £44,503

Closing Date: 24/08/2021

The postholder will be responsible for the management, planning and deployment of clinical IM&T resource across the LTH Pathology Directorate. The postholder will also have the opportunity to be responsible for the design, development and configuration of major clinical information systems across Pathology in the coordination and management of the introduction and development of new clinical systems to enable the business and clinical aims of the Directorate.

The post holder will have extensive demonstrable experience of managing IT systems, creating and maintaining system documentation and demonstrate a commitment to administering IT systems that support optimal clinical & administrative pathways.

For more information, please see the job description and person specification attached to the job advert linked above.