Flow Cytometry Assistant/Specialist (Flow Cytometry)

Job Details
Closing Date: 2021-03-10
Institution: Babraham Institute
Term: 2 years
Keyword Names: Academic/Research, Core/Shared Resource Laboratory, Specialist
Line 1: Babraham Institute
City: Cambridge
Country: United Kingdom

Job Description

Flow Cytometry Assistant/Specialist (Flow Cytometry)

Babraham Institute, Cambridge, UK

Role overview

We are seeking an enthusiastic, proactive individual to join our cutting-edge Flow Cytometry Core Facility at the Babraham Institute as a Flow Cytometry Assistant or Flow Cytometry Specialist.  

There are over 60 bioscience organisations on the Babraham Campus where you will be within a vibrant and energetic scientific community with strong links to other Cambridge academics and science companies.

The Flow Cytometry Core Facility offers a high-quality service and state-of-the-art instrumentation to members of Babraham Institute and external companies. The facility strives to be at the forefront of flow cytometry technology, collaborating with instrument and reagent manufacturers, that results in an innovative and progressive work environment.  More information about the facility and equipment can be found here

The post holder will assist the Head of the Facility in providing a smooth and reliable cell sorting and analysis service to researchers.  This position is an exciting opportunity for an individual to work within a dynamic team and to develop a career in cytometry.  

The ideal candidate will have prior experience of flow cytometry, but full training and support will be provided, and will be employed as a ‘Flow Cytometry Assistant’,  

Candidates with substantial experience in flow cytometry, preferably including experience in cell sorting, will be employed as a ‘Flow Cytometry Specialist’.  

For both roles there will be opportunities to enhance your skills and knowledge through training, conferences, and Knowledge Exchange programs. The BI Flow Cytometry Core has a strong international reputation that allows for collaborations with other cytometrists, both internal and external research scientists, and the potential to contribute to the field of cytometry.

When applying for the position, please state which level of job you are applying for and your suitable experience and skills for that level. You will be interviewed for the level of role that the panel decides is most appropriate for your skills set.

Funding for this position is available for two year in the first instance.

We will consider candidates who wish to work part-time (minimum of 20 hours per week) and the salary will be based pro-rata.

Informal enquiries can be addressed to Rachael Walker.

For more information on the work of the group, please visit here