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Flow Cytometry Manager


The Flow Cytometry Facility comprises three recently refurbished rooms within the Department of Pathology on Tennis Court Road in central Cambridge and includes three analysers and one sorter. One of the rooms is equipped with a class 2 microbiological safety cabinet which houses a 5-laser, 18-colour MoFlo Astrios sorter and has direct access to a biological services unit with class 2 pathogen containment.

We are in the process of purchasing and additional analyser capable of detecting 20 or more fluorophores. In addition to the Department of Pathology, users from the Departments of Biochemistry; Genetics; Physiology, Development and Neuroscience; Plant Sciences and the Gurdon Institute use this central core facility. The Facility is run on a cost-recovery basis and you will be responsible for managing bookings and budgets to help ensure that the Facility is run in a sustainable manner.

The postholder will have significant experience operating both flow sorters and analysers as they will be responsible for the efficient running of the Facility and all of its instruments. The postholder will train users to operate the flow analysers and in select cases, the flow sorters, though in most cases, the postholder or their assistant will operate the flow sorters on behalf of the end users. The postholder will also be responsible for the training and line management of an assistant flow cytometrist who will help the postholder with the efficient running of the facility and who will be responsible for the instruments in postholder's absence. Experience with flow data analysis, data management and electronic booking systems would also be an advantage.

The postholder will be the first point of contact for suppliers and engineers and they will help prepare grant applications and lead negotiations with suppliers for the purchase of new instruments.

The postholder will report to the Head of Division of Immunology at the Department of Pathology, Professor Klaus Okkenhaug. They will also be a member of the Flow Cytometry Management Committee which will include representatives from each of the Departments.

Benefits include the opportunity to work with world-leading scientists the University of
Cambridge and to help the Facility to thrive and grow to meet the demand for its services.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

Any queries regarding this position should be directed to hr@path.cam.ac.uk or 01223 333940.

For more information and to apply, visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/18352/. Please quote reference PK16335 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
 
 

Open Date: August 6, 2018
Close Date: October 6, 2018
Location: Cambridge, U.K.
 
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Our vision is to advance the impact of cytometry in meeting current and emerging challenges in the life, biomedical, and physical sciences.
 

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