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Senior Medical Scientist -Histology

Reference JOB-27926

Location Dublin

Job Type Permanent

Category Medical Scientists

Job Title: Senior Medical Scientist – Histology

Location: Dublin, Ireland

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description:

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Senior Medical Scientist with expertise in Histology to join a busy service in South Dublin. The successful candidate will have a strong background in Histology and will be responsible for conducting a range of laboratory tests and procedures, performing complex analysis, and interpreting results. The role will involve supervising and training junior staff, ensuring that laboratory procedures are carried out safely and efficiently, and maintaining accurate records.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conducting a range of laboratory tests and procedures
  • Performing complex analysis and interpreting results
  • Supervising and training junior staff
  • Ensuring that laboratory procedures are carried out safely and efficiently
  • Maintaining accurate records


  • Holder of Bachelor’s degree– At least 5 years’ experience as a Basic Grade Medical Scientist                                                        or                                                           
  • Holder of Master’s degree– At least 2 years’ experience as Senior Medical Scientist specifically in a working medical Histology laboratory


  • Candidates must be able to provide evidence that they are fully registered to practice as a Medical Scientist, by the state agency CORU.

Professional Experience:

  • 5 years’ experience specifically in a working medical Histology lab
  • Extensive experience of scientific work in the Histology laboratory, embedding, microtomy (manual and automatic) and routine and special stains, and specifically in Dissection & Cut-Up  


  • Competitive Salary
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • 29 days Annual Leave
  • Health Insurance
  • EAP
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme
  • Bike to Work
  • Income Protection
  • Employee Referral Programme

If you meet the requirements and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please submit your application today or call Grace on 0656869300 Ext. 215 for more information.

Grace Kilroy

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