University of Dundee

Technician

Unit: 
Cell Biology and Immunology
Job Reference: 
LS0019
Closing Date: 
Friday, October 15, 2010
Salary: 
Grade 4 (£17,111 - £19,743)

Summary of Job Purpose and Principal Duties

Applications are invited for a new technical position in the Flow Cytometry Core Facility within the Wellcome Trust Biocentre at the University of Dundee. The facility currently houses one cell sorter and four analysers and serves all research groups within the College of Life Sciences.

Under the guidance of the facility manager, the successful applicant will primarily undertake cell sorting duties, but will also aid in the general running of the core facility, including sample analysis, instrument maintenance and data management.

Flow cytometry is an ever-expanding field and this position offers an exciting opportunity for a graduate, or similar, looking for a career as a technical specialist.

Summary of Skills, Experience and Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a degree in biological sciences, or related subject, have excellent problem solving and communication skills, and proven technical ability. While prior knowledge and experience of flow cytometry would be beneficial, it is by no means essential, as full training will be provided.

Division Information

For further information about the Division of Cell Biology and Immunology, please visit our website (http://www.lifesci.dundee.ac.uk/cbi).

Additional Information

The position is available for 12 months.

Informal enquiries may be emailed to Dr Rosie Clarke (r.z.clarke@dundee.ac.uk).