Flow Cytometry Assistant or Specialist

Babraham Institute

The Babraham Institute is a charity which is world renowned for its research in life sciences to enhance lives and improve wellbeing.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, proactive individual to join our cutting-edge Flow Cytometry Core Facility here at the Babraham Institute as a Flow Cytometry Assistant/Flow Cytometry Specialist.  The Flow Cytometry Core Facility offers high quality service and state-of-the-art instrumentation to members of Babraham Institute and external companies, including those based on the Babraham Research Campus

The Flow Cytometry Core Facility is equipped with state-of-the-art analysers and sorters and is situated within a growing research campus that is home to the Institute and over 60 companies. For information about the core facility and the equipment can be found on http://www.babraham.ac.uk/science-services/flow-cytometry

The post holder will assist the Head of the Facility in providing a smooth and reliable cell sorting and analysis service to researchers. This position is an exciting opportunity for an individual to work within a dynamic team and to develop a career in cytometry.

The ideal candidate should have prior experience of flow cytometry and will be employed as a ‘Flow Cytometry Assistant’. 

However, any candidates with substantial experience in Flow Cytometry, preferably including experience in Cell Sorting will be employed as a ‘Flow Cytometry Specialist’. 

When applying for the position, please state which level of job you are applying for and your suitable experience and skills for that level.

Full details of the position can be found here.

Funding for this position is available for one year in the first instance.

Part-time working hours will be considered for this role and the salary will be pro-rated accordingly.

Further information about the Institute can be found on our website. Application forms and further details are available electronically (www.babraham.ac.uk), or e-mail:  HR@babraham.ac.uk

On applying please quote reference FCA-FCS-RW

Closing date for completed applications is Monday 30 April 2018.


The Babraham Institute holds a silver Athena SWAN award and is committed to promoting and developing a culture of excellence, diversity and mutual respect that supports the Institute’s ambitions and attracts highly motivated and talented people.

The Babraham Institute is a Disability Confident Employer and has a positive approach to employing disabled people.

The Babraham Institute receives strategic funding from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council and is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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