Flow Cytometry Technician (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge

United Kingdom

October 13, 2022


Flow Cytometry Technician (Fixed Term)

We are seeking a Flow Cytometry assistant for the School of the Biological Sciences Flow Cytometry Facility, housed in the Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge.

The Flow Cytometry Facility comprises three rooms within the Department of Pathology on Tennis Court Road in central Cambridge and currently includes five analysers (Cytek Aurora, Thermo Fisher Attune NxT, Beckman coulter CytoFLEX LX and S, and BD LSRII) and three cell sorters (MoFlo Astrios, BD Aria III, and BD Aria IIu). In addition to the Department of Pathology, users from the Departments of Biochemistry, Genetics, Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, Chemistry, Plant Sciences, and the Gurdon Institute use this central core facility.

The postholder will ideally have experience operating both cell sorters and analysers, but training will be provided. The postholder will operate the cell sorters on behalf of the end users and will help train users to use the flow analysers. Some experience with flow data analysis, data management and electronic booking systems would be an advantage.

The postholder will report to the Flow Cytometry Manager (Joana Cerveira).

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.

The position is advertised at grade 5, £27,929 - £32,348, depending on experience.

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

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Informal enquires about the position can be made to Joana Cerveira (jf651@cam.ac.uk).

Please quote reference PK33084 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information
  • Further Particulars - Flow Cytometry Technician
  • Department/Location

    Department of Pathology, Central Cambridge






    Assistant staff


    13 September 2022

    Closing date

    13 October 2022