NPIC Vacancies

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 several 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 For more information on all these roles, please see the job description attached.

Project Support Officer

Location: St James University Hospital

Salary: £22,549 to £24,882 pa

Closing Date: 22/10/2021

This post holder will provide essential support to the programme in project administration and will support the team in delivering new technology and processes in the clinical environment.

The post holder will provide project support skills to the Programme and Senior Project Manager, as required, and assist with or lead on many varied aspects of the programme.  Work will include: ensuring all project risks and issues are logged and monitored, ensuring project lessons are logged and reported and delivery of all aspects of the project Communication Plans.

Deputy Systems Lead

Location: St James University Hospital

Salary: £38,890 to £44,503 pa

Closing Date: 21/10/2021

The post holder will be responsible for the management, planning and deployment of clinical IM&T resource across the LTH Pathology Directorate. The post holder 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.

Lead Biomedical Scientist

Location: St James University Hospital

Salary: £38,890 to £44,503 pa

Closing Date: 27/10/2021

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.