Job Details
Closing Date: 2019-08-04
Institution: University of Auckland
Term: 12 months
Keyword Names: Core/Shared Resource Laboratory, Technologist
Line 1: University of Auckland
City: Auckland
Country: New Zealand

Job Description

Technologist - Auckland Cytometry

University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

The Faculty of Science at the University of Auckland is the largest and most highly ranked science faculty in New Zealand. The Faculty of Science is ranked among the 90 science facilities worldwide by the QS World University Rankings. The 10 departments and schools that form the Faculty of Science represent the breadth and diversity of science in our modern world.  Our researchers are involved in a range of projects our aim to set them up with the best tools, facilities and support possible. 


The School of Biological Sciences at The University of Auckland is seeking a highly motivated and capable Technologist to provide technical and knowledgeable support for Auckland Cytometry, the state of the art flow cytometry core facility.  This will be a full-time, 12 months contract. 

As a Technologist, you will use your technical expertise in flow cytometry to undertake procedures supporting immunology and cell biology in the Auckland Cytometry unit. .  You will also be advising users on best practice methods and provide training on a range of equipment.  So your ability to communicate technical information and work with a range of stakeholders is crucial. 

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • A Biochemistry or Molecular Biology background, with a minimum of a postgraduate degree in a related field
  • Experience in flow cytometry and knowledge of the best practice methods
  • The ability to prioritise work demands, organise schedules, and recognize the needs of research-based customers are essential requirements for this position
  • Experience with Containment and Health and Safety is highly preferred  

Why us?

The work you will be assisting on will help researchers have real impacts in our community on a local and global scale.  For more information on Auckland Cytometry, please click here 

The University of Auckland is committed to providing an excellent working environment through:

  • Career development programmes
  • A competitive salary with five weeks’ annual leave
  • Company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, a generous parental leave allowance, childcare and a number of other discounts on internal and external services.