|Institution:||Wellcome Sanger Institute|
|Salary:||£26,960 to £32,622|
|Line 1:||Wellcome Sanger Institute|
|Line 2:||Wellcome Genome Campus|
|State / County:||Cambridge|
About the role:
You will be working as part of an established team of flow cytometry specialists providing flow cytometric cell analysis as well as cell sorting service to our researchers.
You will be responsible for the day-to-day operation and maintenance of flow cytometers. You will train and support other members of staff/researchers in the use of the equipment.
You will also be expected to provide technical support for the facility, carrying out essential quality control procedures, instrument maintenance and troubleshooting.
This is an excellent opportunity for anyone who is interested in specialising in an exciting and rapidly developing field.
About the team:
The flow cytometry facility is a dedicated scientific service offering investigators with state of art flow cytometry instrumentation together with assistance in running samples, data analysis and experimental design.
The facility supports a wide range of flow cytometric techniques including analysis and isolation of chromosomes (flow karyotyping), cellular phenotyping, single cell sorting for transcriptomic assay, CRISPR-Cas9 knockout bulk cell sorting for genome wide screening etc. Currently, the facility is equipped with 9 flow cytometers. These include high throughput cell analysers (BD LSRll, BD LSRFortessa, Beckman Coulter Cytoflex) and high speed cell sorters (Mo-Flo Legacy, Mo-Flo XDP, BD INFLUX and Sony MA900).
The Wellcome Sanger Institute is a world leading genomics research centre. We undertake large-scale research that forms the foundations of knowledge in biology and medicine. We are open and collaborative; we share our data, results, tools and technologies across the world to advance science. Our findings are used to improve health and to understand life on Earth. Find out more at www.sanger.ac.uk or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and on our Blog
Set across 130 acres, just outside of Cambridge, The Sanger Institute is located on the stunning Wellcome Genome Campus. Home to some of the world's foremost institutes and organisations in genomics and computational biology, committed to delivering life-changing science with the reach, scale, and creativity to solve some of humanity's greatest challenges.
There’s an attractive benefits package on offer at the Genome Wellcome Campus. We appreciate the importance of achieving work-life balance and support this with a number of family and carer-friendly policies. Plus a flexible working policy for those who may wish to amend their working pattern or arrangement.
As well as the usual benefits you would expect, we go much further:
Being part of the Genome Wellcome Campus you will be part of the beautiful working environment with an impressive range of benefits, services and facilities also including:
To find out more about our Genome Wellcome Campus, see here.
We hold an Athena SWAN Bronze Award and will consider all individuals without discrimination and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees, where everyone can thrive.
Please include a covering letter and CV with your application.
Closing date 29th September 2019