Expert in Cell Sorting and Flow Cytometry

Job Details
Institution: University of Basel
Keyword Names: Academic/Research, Core/Shared Resource Laboratory
Line 1: University of Basel
City: Basel
Country: Switzerland

Job Description

Expert in Cell Sorting and Flow Cytometry

University of BAsel, Switzerland

The Department of Biomedicine (DBM) of the University of Basel and University Hospital Basel promotes integrated research in biomedical research within the four focal areas immunology, oncology, stem cell biology & regenerative medicine, and neurobiology. The DBM provides a stimulating environment with state-of-the-art facilities, enabling biomedical research of the highest quality. The FACS Core Facility provides all DBM researchers with access to high-end cell sorters and analyzers, supporting a broad range of basic and clinical research projects. To join our FACS Core Facility team we seek an

Expert in Cell Sorting and Flow Cytometry (100%)

Your position

  • Operation of multi-laser, high-speed cell sorters (currently 1 BD Influx and 3 BD FACSAria) and supervision of user-operated BD FACSMelody
  • Instruction and supervision of users operating flow analyzers (5 BD LSRFortessa, 5 BC Cytoflex, 1 Cytek Aurora, 1 Fluidigm CyTOF Helios + Hyperion, 1 ImageStream)
  • Providing expert advice in experimental design, data analysis, and interpretation of results
  • Keeping up-to-date with emerging technologies and new applications and advising the DBM leadership on purchase of new equipment
  • Active, hands-on work and coordination of a team of currently 4 Core Facility operators
  • including budgeting

Your profile

  • Several years of hands-on experience and expertise in high end sorting with a variety of cell types and experimental systems and as an operator
  • Candidates with or without a PhD will be considered
  • A flexible schedule and effective organization skills are mandatory
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to establish and maintain good relationships with DBM researchers are essential
  • The candidate should be self-motivated, able to work independently and as part of a team

We offer you

  • Broad spectrum of flow cytometry and cell sorting applications in a competitive international research environment in basic and clinical biomedical sciences
  • Challenging work in a dynamic and international research environment
  • Attractive work conditions and salary according to the standards of the University Hospital Basel
  • Education and lifelong learning

Application / Contact

Please send applications with CV, a description of relevant research experience and the names of 3 referees to Heidi Hoyermann (Head of Human Resources) by email: The position is available immediately or upon agreement. For informal inquiries please contact the chair of the steering committee Prof. Lukas Jeker (

The Department of Biomedicine unites basic and clinical laboratory-based research of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Basel. For more details, please visit our website: