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Flow Cytometry Specialist

Job Details
Closing Date: 2021-06-16
Institution: University of Cambridge
Keyword Names: Flow Cytometry Specialist, Academic/Research, Core/Shared Resource Laboratory
Salary: £30,942-£40,322
Line 1: University of Cambridge
Line 2: MRC Toxicology Unit
City: Cambridge
Country: United Kingdom

Job Description

Flow Cytometry Specialist

MRC Toxicology Unit, University of Cambridge, UK

Applications are invited for a Flow Cytometry Specialist in the MRC Toxicology Unit, University of Cambridge. The post is full-time, open-ended/permanent and available with immediate effect.

This role is instrumental in the provision of high-quality Flow Cytometry research for the MRC Toxicology Unit. This includes initial research consultation, advice on sample preparation, cell sorting, multiparametric cell and data analysis for scientists and PhD students. The post holder will be involved in the Unit's Research programmes in order to develop the translation of basic research into clinically, and public health relevant, outcomes.

The Flow Cytometry facility provides expertise in experimentation and processing on a broad range of samples for molecular and cellular Toxicology using a spectrum of techniques in Flow Cytometry, Cell Sorting and Flow Cytometry data analysis. The post holder will provide a high level of cell sorting, Flow Cytometry training, method development, equipment maintenance and testing in order to efficiently and effectively support the Unit's research projects.

Applicants should be educated to degree level in a relevant research area / level 6 vocational qualification or an equivalent level of practical experience. Substantial experience and specialist knowledge in Flow Cytometry and cell sorting gained through practical experience over time and theoretical training is essential.

The MRC Toxicology Unit is an internationally renowned institution focused on the delivery of field-changing mechanistic insights into toxicology and disease. The Unit is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities including mass spectrometry, microscopy, and bioinformatics, and offers excellent opportunities for scientific career development.