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Imperial College London have a unique opportunity for a Flow Cytometrist to join our state-of-the-art flow cytometry facility, run as a joint venture between the LMS and Imperial College London. The Facility supports an exciting range of basic and clinical research projects, and currently operates five high speed cell sorters (BD Fusion, 2 x FACSAria II, FACSAria III, Influx), benchtop analysers, including a high parameter Cytek Aurora spectral unmixing cytometer and an Imagestream II imaging cytometer.

Duties And Responsibilities

You will join an established team of expert flow cytometrists with particular strengths in cell biology, immunology, and engineering. You will contribute to all aspects of facility operation and development, including flow cytometry analysis, sorting, quality control, trouble shooting, instrument development, user training, as well as data analysis, management and visualisation. You will liaise with other facilities using related technologies, such as microscopy, genomics, IT, and bioinformatics.

Essential Requirements

You should have a degree or postgraduate degree in the biological sciences or a related discipline. Expertise in high parameter flow cytometry and cell sorting will be an advantage, but training can be provided where required. As a minimum, you should have sufficient experience to judge whether flow cytometry is for you. There will be added emphasis on the development of new methods that extend the scope of flow cytometry at the LMS and Imperial College, which will require excellent laboratory skills, a high level of creativity and innovation, and a desire to learn new skills.

Opportunities within the role involve exposure to a wide range of exciting biomedical projects, attending scientific lectures and meetings, and involvement in research projects and publications.
Further information
This post is offered on a full-time, fixed term basis until 31 March 2022

Interviews will be held week commencing 02 November 2020.

The College cannot normally apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post under Tier 2 of the UKVI’s Points Based System. Any candidate, who is considering applying for this position and requires sponsorship, must ensure that they are able to obtain permission to work in the UK through an appropriate immigration route.

For informal inquiries or questions, please contact James Elliott ( james.elliott@lms.mrc.ac.uk )

For technical issues when applying online please email recruitment@imperial.ac.uk

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