Flow Cytometry Technician - Flow Cytometry Facility

Job Details
Closing Date: 2019-08-04
Institution: Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute
Keyword Names: Academic/Research, Cancer/Oncology, Core/Shared Resource Laboratory, Technician/Technical
Salary: £17,489 - £26,546
Line 1: Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute
City: Manchester
Country: United Kingdom

Job Description

Flow Cytometry Technician - Flow Cytometry Facility

Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute, Manchester, UK

About the role:
We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Scientific Officer within the Flow Cytometry Facility. The aim of this post is to assist in the provision of a cell sorting service and to provide general flow cytometry support.

About you:
You should have an interest in cancer research/biological sciences and an interest in developing technical expertise. You should have a minimum of 5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) including science (or equivalent relevant experience).  In-house training will be provided.  The post will suit those looking to start a career in a technical and specialised field. You should be self-motivated to learn on the job, have good communication skills and enjoy working as a part of a team.

Why choose Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute?
The Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute (www.cruk.manchester.ac.uk), an Institute of The University of Manchester (www.manchester.ac.uk), is a world-leading centre for excellence in cancer research.  The Institute is core funded by Cancer Research UK (www.cancerresearchuk.org), the largest independent cancer research organisation in the world. We are currently situated at the internationally-renowned life sciences campus at Alderley Park in Cheshire England, 15 miles from Manchester, a vibrant and dynamic city surrounded by beautiful countryside.

We are partnered with The Christie NHS Foundation Trust (adjacent to the CRUK MI Paterson Building) in South Manchester (www.christie.nhs.uk), one of the largest cancer treatment centres in Europe.  These factors combine to provide an exceptional environment in which to pursue basic, translational and clinical research programmes.

Our aim is to understand the fundamental basis of cancer and apply that knowledge to developing new treatment strategies for cancer patients.  Our advanced research programmes span a spectrum of cancer research, from the molecular and cellular basis of cancer through to drug discovery, translational research and clinical trials.

The Institute has access to outstanding laboratory facilities and exceptional core services, including next generation sequencing, microarrays, confocal microscopy, bioinformatics, histology and mass-spectrometry.  

For any informal enquiries about this post, please contact Jeff Barry email: Jeff.Barry@cruk.manchester.ac.uk

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