Laboratory Manager Visa Sponsorship Uk

July 5, 2024
£42.1 - £50.6 / year

Job Description




About us.

The UK Dementia Research Institute (UK DRI) is the largest UK project sponsoring research to fill a significant knowledge gap in our fundamental understanding of the diseases that cause dementia.

We are a globally leading multidisciplinary research institute of 700 people investigating the spectrum of neurodegenerative disorders that cause dementia, driving a paradigm shift in our understanding of neurodegeneration and accelerating the discovery, development, and delivery of interventions that will help diagnose, treat, and ultimately prevent dementia.

About the role

We have an excellent opportunity for a Laboratory Manager to join the UK Dementia Research Institute (UK DRI) core services team that supports the Centre, which has over 100 researchers and support workers at all levels and is still expanding.

You will be largely responsible for managing and maintaining the laboratory spaces at the UK DRI, as well as overseeing IT infrastructure and animal care. You will interact with research staff at all levels on a daily basis and contribute to UK DRI research.

The position is open immediately and will be supported by the UK DRI at UCL until March 31, 2028, initially.

If you require reasonable adaptations or a more accessible format to apply for this position online, or if you have any questions about the application process, please contact the Institute of Neurology HR Team (

Informal inquiries about the post should be sent to Steffy Czieso, Laboratory Operations Manager (

The full job description and person specification for this position can be seen below.

About You

You will have a doctorate degree or equivalent in biological science or another relevant area, as well as considerable experience managing science and technology facilities and shared equipment in a best practice laboratory setting.

Furthermore, you will be familiar with the regulatory requirements related to the lab environment, have considerable expertise using and maintaining common laboratory equipment, and have experience managing health and safety in a laboratory setting.

This position fits the requirements for a skilled worker certificate of sponsorship or a global talent visa under UK Visas and Immigration legislation. As a result, UCL welcomes submissions from overseas applicants who need a visa.

What We Offer

In addition to the exciting potential this role brings, we also provide fantastic benefits, some of which are listed below:

  • 41 days holiday (27 days yearly leave) Eight bank holidays and six closing days.
  • Additional 5 days of annual leave purchasing programme
  • The defined benefit career average revalued earnings pension scheme (CARE)
  • Cycle to Work Scheme with Season Ticket Loan
  • Immigration loan
  • Relocation scheme for certain postings
  • On-site nursery.
  • On-site gymnasium
  • Increased maternity, paternity, and adoption compensation
  • Employee Assistance Programme: Staff Support Service
  • Discounted health insurance

To learn more, visit

We will accept applications for part-time, flexible, and job-share positions whenever possible.

This position is subject to UCL’s Terms & Conditions of Service for Research and Professional Services Staff. For more information, see

Our commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion.

The Institute takes pride in providing an inclusive atmosphere for all individuals, regardless of personal, physical, or social qualities. We place a strong importance on teamwork, identify and promote individual abilities, and are devoted to promoting everyone’s careers. 12% of Institute personnel is actively engaged in Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) programmes; for more information on our initiatives and priorities, please visit our EDI page. The Institute also has an Athena SWAN Silver certification, which recognises our dedication and demonstrable influence in improving gender equality.

As London’s Global University, we understand that diversity promotes creativity and innovation, and we want our community to reflect the diversity of the world’s talent. We are dedicated to providing equal opportunities, being fair and inclusive, and creating a community in which everyone feels welcome.

We welcome submissions from applicants who are likely to be underrepresented in UCL’s workforce, such as those from Black, Asian, and ethnic minority backgrounds, disabled people, LGBTQI+ and gender diverse people in all jobs, and women in Grades 9 and 10.