Flow Cytometry Technician

Updated: 20 days ago
Location: Cambridge, ENGLAND
Deadline: 27 May 2021

We are seeking a Flow Cytometry Technician for the School of Biological Sciences Flow Cytometry Facility, housed within the Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge.

The Flow Cytometry Facility comprises three recently refurbished rooms within the Department of Pathology on Tennis Court Road in central Cambridge and currently includes four analysers (Aurora spectral analyser, Attune NxT, CytoFLEX S, and LSRII) and two cell sorters (MoFlo Astrios and Aria III). In addition to the Department of Pathology, users from the Departments of Biochemistry, Genetics, Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, Chemistry, Plant Sciences, and the Gurdon Institute use this central core facility.

The postholder will ideally have experience operating both cell sorters and analysers, but training will be provided. The postholder will operate the cell sorters on behalf of the end users and will help train users to use the flow analysers. Some experience with flow data analysis, data management and electronic booking systems would be an advantage.

The postholder will report to the Flow Cytometry Manager (Joana Cerveira).

Benefits include the opportunity to work with world-leading scientists the University of Cambridge and to help the Facility to thrive and grow to meet the demand for its services.

The full job description can be found in the Further Particulars.

Limited funding: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

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More information about the facility can be found on https://www.bio.cam.ac.uk/facilities/flow .

Informal enquires about the position can be made to Joana Cerveira (jf651@cam.ac.uk ).

Please quote reference PK26489 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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