Flow Cytometry Specialist Technician
*this post is now closed*
Location: University of Birmingham
Faculty / Function: College of Medical and Dental Sciences
Salary: From £27,511 to £30,046
Closing Date: Sunday 03 January 2021
Contract Type: FTC up to 6 months
The University has a number of facilities that also operate as cross College enabling technology platforms ensuring that researchers have access to state of the art equipment to support cutting edge research. The FACS/Cell sorting Facility is based in several locations, mostly within the College of Medical and Dental Sciences and also the College of Life and Environmental Sciences. The success of this facility is due to the large number of users having easy access to powerful and relevant research instruments and a team of experts in microscopy who not only have the technical knowledge to get the best out of the instruments but also provide in-depth extensive training.
This role of Flow Cytometry Specialist Technician is to support and provide training for access to the flow cytometry core facility based in Medical and Dental Sciences, whilst working collaboratively to drive the University of Birmingham’s Enabling Technology initiative forward.
The successful applicant will hold a degree in a relevant scientific subject or an equivalent professional qualification together with current specialist knowledge and proven practical experience of Flow Cytometry, Cell Sorting and associated analysis. Previous experience of similar laboratory based work is essential, along with customer service and organisational skills, and willingness to work towards professional registration.
For further information please contact Dr Andrea Mitchell, A.M.Mitchell@bham.ac.uk
The University of Birmingham is an equal opportunity employer.