Anatomy Technical Assistant

Job summary

The Human Anatomy Unit (HAU) is part of the Division of Surgery based at the Charing Cross campus. The HAU comprises Anatomy teaching facilities for dissection and clinical skills, as well as a Pathology Museum. The team provide technical support to the delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate education in the department, working with the Chair of Anatomy and the Department’s Education Board, to improve education in Anatomy and Pathology...

Job listing information

  • Reference MED01511
  • Date posted 15 October 2019
  • Closing date 6 November 2019

Job description

Job summary

The Human Anatomy Unit (HAU) is part of the Division of Surgery based at the Charing Cross campus.

The HAU comprises Anatomy teaching facilities for dissection and clinical skills, as well as a Pathology Museum.

The team provide technical support to the delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate education in the department, working with the Chair of Anatomy and the Department’s Education Board, to improve education in Anatomy and Pathology and enhance the student experience.

As Anatomy Technical Assistant you will form part of the team supporting the HAU, including the Pathology Museum, and will assist with a range of technical duties, specimen maintenance and cleaning duties, essential for the day to day running of the HAU.

http://www.imperial.ac.uk/human-anatomy-unit/

Duties and responsibilities

This role includes the following responsibilities under the guidance and supervision of the HAU Manager:

  • Support all technical duties; including set up / set down of Undergraduate and Postgraduate teaching sessions, research projects and external courses
  • Assist with the storage, cataloguing, maintenance and inventory/indexing of all teaching specimens, skeletons, bones, models, radiographs and other resources
  • Ensure all HAU teaching areas are clean, tidy and maintained in line with teaching commitments.
  • Support day to day administration duties including record keeping, ordering and stock control
  • Assist with all maintenance duties relating to cadaveric material, when in use and in storage
  • Assist with maintenance, repair or replacement of Museum pots, and maintenance of the collection inventory

Essential requirements

Essential requirements for success include:

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to relate to and communicate efficiently with people at all levels
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience of databases and Windows based software
  • Self-motivating; ability to work in a team as well as independently
  • A reasonable level of fitness will be required as the post involves significant cleaning and manual handling duties.

Further information

This position is for a fixed term of 6 months

Candidates must apply via the online application form.

For technical issues when applying online please email recruitment@imperial.ac.uk

Should you require any further details on the role please contact: Rachael Waddington – r.waddington@imperial.ac.uk

The College cannot normally apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post under Tier 2 of the UKVI’s Points Based System. Any candidate, who is considering applying for this position and requires sponsorship, must ensure that they are able to obtain permission to work in the UK through an appropriate immigration route.

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Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

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  • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity
  • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams
  • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others
  • Deliver positive outcomes
  • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination
  • Develop and grow skills and expertise
  • Work in a planned and managed way 

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

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