|Location:||Greater London, Sutton|
|Salary:||£37,050 to £45,732 per annum|
|Placed On:||30th March 2023|
|Closes:||23rd April 2023|
|Job Ref:||ID 582|
Salary: Commencement on the salary range is subject to comparable skills and experience. Future progression is based on annual performance review.
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Hours per week: 35 hours per week
Closing Date: 23rd April 2023
A Senior Research Assistant (Flow Cytometry) position is immediately available at the ICR Flow Cytometry Facility. The post holder will be responsible for the day-to-day operation and management of the facility. This includes instrument maintenance, calibration and troubleshooting, cell analysis and cell sorting, user training, panel design, protocol optimization and data analysis support and generally assisting researchers with expert technical advice. The role is central to working towards a high-end cytometry user community (including CyTOF) which involves elements of project and facility management.
Applicants should ideally have a BSc/MSc in biological sciences and have excellent laboratory and analytical skills. Experience of running high end multi-colour flow cytometry instruments (analysers and cell sorters) and other relevant molecular biology techniques. You will have excellent attention to detail. Given the dynamic role the successful candidate will have excellent communication, team working and IT skills, be pragmatic and flexible and be able to work under pressure, independently and prioritize work. Experience with the CyTOF/Hyperion or similar systems, working in and managing a research support environment and analysis of spatial data would be advantageous.
At the ICR we aim to defeat cancer through scientific excellence, innovation and partnership. These principals underpin our approach to scientific infrastructure and research support. The Core Research Facilities, which include Flow Cytometry, are part of the wider Academic Services Division that supports researchers at the ICR. The use of cutting-edge technology coupled with expert staff, who support scientists to employ it effectively, are essential to the success of the research facilities.
We encourage all applicants to access the job pack attached for more detailed information regarding this role. For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Hira Ale via email@example.com
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