Pathology Museum Officer

London Charing Cross Station, London (Greater)
£28,190-£31,000 plus benefits
29 Jan 2019
26 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job description Job summary

The Human Anatomy Unit comprises embalming and prosection facilities, the Dissecting Room, Skills Laboratories and the Pathology Museum. 

The Human Anatomy Unit (HAU) and Museum work with the Director for Education Strategy and Quality and the Department’s Education Board, to improve education in Anatomy and Pathology to enhance the student experience.

Duties and responsibilities

The Pathology Museum Officer will be part of the team supporting medical teaching and training activities delivered by the Human Anatomy Unit, specifically the Pathology Museum. The post holder, in consultation with the HAU manager and Professor of Anatomy, will be responsible for the production and maintenance of specimen database systems, inventory and conservation duties of the Unit. 
The post holder will assist with the organisation and delivery the Core Surgical Anatomy Programme as well as support research projects, undergraduate and postgraduate teaching courses run by/in the HAU.

The post holder will assist with the statutory record keeping required by the Human Tissue Act and health and safety legislation. . They will also be responsible for delivering the technical and administrative duties of the Pathology Museum in supporting medical education at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. You will be responsible for inventory and conservation duties for approximately 1900 active teaching specimens as well as over 4500 archived specimens.

Essential requirements

You will be educated to HNC or Advanced City and Guilds, Biological Sciences degree or relevant have professional experience and the ability to carry out conservation duties and have experience working with Museum potted specimens, specifically working with Human tissue.

Further information

This is a full-time temporary post to cover maternity leave for a period of 12 months.