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Technical Specialist in Flow Cytometry

Role Summary

An exciting opportunity has become available in the Bioscience Core Lab (BCL) at KAUST. We are seeking a highly motivated and collaborative specialist to join the Cytometry Team at our facility. The technical specialist will play a key role in providing advanced techniques and  expertise in flow cytometry to the KAUST research community.

The role focuses on operating highly specialized cytometry instruments (such as BD influx and BD Fortessa). It also includes method development and optimization, as well as the advising of facility users on research projects. There will also be ample opportunities to contribute to other areas of the BCL, such as proteomics or high throughput sequencing. The Core Labs are cooperative in ethos being service and support oriented.

Major Responsibilities

• Independent operation and management of flow cytometry instruments
• Research advice on project needs
• The provision of basic trainings in flow cytometry and high content screening to facility users
• The development of new methodologies and protocols under supervision


• BSc degree or above in Biology, Biochemistry, or related fields
• At least 3 years experience in cell sorting
• Demonstrated scientific expertise and knowledge in the field of flow cytometry
• Excellent written and oral English

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is a graduate-level research university located on the shores of the Red Sea. Our students, faculty, scientists and engineers are addressing some of the worlds’ most pressing challenges related to food, water, energy and the environment. KAUST employees enjoy exceptional packages, including competitive salaries and relocation allowances, on-campus, fully furnished accommodation and comprehensive health insurance coverage. KAUST also provides international schools (IB program) and a wide variety of recreation facilities.

The Core Labs at KAUST are a shared research facility comprised of 10 laboratories run by  over 210 staff, with a mission to provide state-of-the-art facilities, training and services to KAUST students, faculty, researchers, their collaborators and industrial partners. This centrally organized facility provides its 1500+ users with access to specialized research equipment and expert staff who have advanced degrees in science and engineering.

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Open Date: May 25, 2018
Close Date: July 25, 2018
Location: Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
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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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