Cutting edge innovation

We offer a range of services from traditional histopathology techniques to advanced digital pathology, whole slide scanning and development of image analysis algorithms

Cutting edge innovation

Pathology Diagnostics Ltd – a key component of your drug and biomarker development team

We specialise in the provision of clinical diagnostics and quantitative image analysis on human tissues for studies ranging from early discovery to clinical trials

Pathology Diagnostics Ltd – a key component of your drug and biomarker development team

Quality control is key

We hold key industry accreditations so that you can be assured that our results are accurate, reliable and consistent

Quality control is key

Distinctive strengths

We pride ourselves in understanding your project needs by providing high-quality, consistent and reliable results on time, enabling you to make informed data-driven decisions

Distinctive strengths

Expert people

Our team of expert pathologists and trained scientists provides a unique breadth of scientific and diagnostics experience

Expert people

Transforming pathology into an objective science

We offer a range of services from traditional histopathology techniques to advanced digital pathology, whole slide scanning and development of image analysis algorithms

Transforming pathology into an objective science

At the heart of science – your trusted diagnostics partner

We work with scientists from pharmaceutical, biotech, CRO, companion diagnostics and healthcare industries

At the heart of science – your trusted diagnostics partner

Careers

We believe that the best ideas come from our best asset – our people. We have lots of projects, enthusiasm and opportunities.

We value integrity, honesty, enthusiasm and professionalism in all our team members, in all roles from technical to business support and development.

If you are interested in joining our team and are looking for a varied, challenging and rewarding role within a dynamic company then please send us your CV and tell us why you would like to work with us and how we may support your career aspirations.

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PATHOLOGY RESEARCH ASSOCIATE II, HISTOLOGY CLINICAL TRIALS Job ref 2014/RA06

Due to further expansion of our organisation and product portfolio, we are seeking an experienced biomedical research scientist/histologist to work in our friendly team of research scientists/histologists on a variety of projects analysing protein biomarkers in human tissues from early discovery through to clinical trials. This is one of two exciting new positions in our general histology and digital pathology/image analysis teams. The role/s will include: general histopathology laboratory techniques, immunohistochemistry staining and assay validation, digital whole slide scanning and image analysis, general data analysis and delivery of high quality detailed reports to clients for their commercial and compliance needs.

You will have a primary degree in biomedical science or related biological sciences (2:1 or above), or equivalent work based expertise. In addition 6-10 years’ general histopathology laboratory and/or microscopy practical experience is required. You will preferably have a background of working in an industry-based GLP/GCP regulated histopathology environment. Strong histology general laboratory and IHC skills and/or skills in digital whole slide scanning & image analysis are an advantage. You will be a fluent communicator in written and verbal English and have highly developed interpersonal skills to interact efficiently both within the organization and with external clients. You will be a highly motivated target-orientated hard working individual, be able to work unsupervised, have a keen eye for detail and have a track record of maintaining project delivery to tight deadlines.

For full job description and to apply, please send a CV and covering letter (together with your current/expected salary) to hr@pathologydiagnostics.com

CLOSING DATE:  24th October 2014 NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

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PATHOLOGY RESEARCH ASSOCIATE II, DIGITAL PATHOLOGY/IMAGE ANALYSIS Job ref 2014/RA07

Due to the continued growth of our organisation, this exciting opportunity has become available within our friendly and enthusiastic histology team.  You will join a passionate and dynamic team with proven experience in applying image analysis to a diversity of critical assay techniques in digital pathology imaging.

Key responsibilities for this position will involve:

The ideal candidate will be degree qualified or equivalent in biomedical science (2: 1 or above) or a related biological/biomedical engineering subject. The successful candidate will currently be based in a research focused environment, in either academia or the pharmaceutical industry, and will have 6-10 years of histopathology experience and a minimum of 2-5 years’ image analysis experience. Proven knowledge of commercial image analysis software packages for tissue analysis is essential. You will have proven experience of supervising junior scientists within a research environment, and of independently delivering image analysis projects to deadlines.

For full job description and to apply, please send a CV and covering letter (together with your current/expected salary) to hr@pathologydiagnostics.com

CLOSING DATE:  24th October 2014  NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

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ANATOMIC PATHOLOGIST, SPECIALIST IN DERMATOPATHOLOGY, START DATE JANUARY 2015 JOB REF 2014/MPATH02

PDL is looking to recruit an Anatomic Pathologist as a full-time Experienced Researcher to start in January 2015, to oversee the clinical validation and development of melanoma biomarkers identified in a 4 year European FP7 funded programme. The role will involve the histological interpretation of whole tissue sections and tissue microarrays of treated and untreated melanoma patients. Sections will be stained with H&E or by immunohistochemistry for a panel of research biomarkers that are being developed as potential companion diagnostics, and these will be evaluated according to industry accredited standards. This work will also involve project management (including supervision of laboratory requirements), preparation of analytical data, statistical analysis and report writing. Contribution to the writing of dissemination materials (reports and papers) will be required.

The ideal candidate will be a board certified anatomic pathologist (medical doctor), in possession of a doctoral degree & with specialisation in dermatopathology, and who has experience of working to regulatory standards (GLP/GCP/CAP or equivalent). They will also have 4 to 10 years of experience in an R&D environment. A strong publication record in a relevant cancer research/molecular pathology field is an advantage.

You will be a fluent communicator in written and verbal English and have highly developed interpersonal skills to interact efficiently both within the organization and with external clients. You will be a highly motivated target-orientated hard working individual, be able to work unsupervised, have a keen eye for detail and have a track record of maintaining service delivery to tight deadlines.

Salaries, appropriate to the Marie Curie IAPP fellowship regulations, are highly competitive to ensure we attract, motivate and retain the best candidates. You will also benefit from 33 days holiday per year, a dedicated training programme, free car parking, on site catering and other facilities, and flexible working hours.

How to apply

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter (together with your current salary) to hr@pathologydiagnostics.com.

CLOSING DATE:  24th October 2014.  NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

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SCIENTIFIC LABORATORY ASSISTANT 4 MONTH INTERNSHIP, start date Oct 2014 Job ref 2014/MLA01/2

We require two lab assistant interns for a 4 month period between October 2014 and Feb 2015. This is an important role performing basic laboratory and non-technical tasks to support the histology team.

The role will include:

- Sample acquisition and inputting information on the acquisition database

- Laboratory support functions, including preparation of simple solutions, sorting out of samples, sample filing, laboratory equipment maintenance and housekeeping

- Scanning of microscope slides on digital whole slide scanners

- Basic data handling: typing, numerical analysis

The candidate should have GCSE’s and a minimum of 3 A level qualifications preferably in scientific subjects, though the post would also be suitable as an entry level post for recently qualified biomedical science graduates. At least 6 months work experience preferably in a lab environment is also required. You will be hard working, and capable of following standard operating procedures, and producing work of high quality reflecting the company’s GCLP status.

Exceptional candidates may have the opportunity to continue in the organisation in a substantive post following completion of the internship.

How to apply

To apply, please send a CV including qualifications and referees, plus covering letter to hr@pathologydiagnostics.com.

CLOSING DATE:  24th October 2014

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