Job opportunity in Perth Western Australia

Matthew Wikstrom mattew at
Mon Aug 19 21:28:39 EST 2002

The Lotteries Flow Cytometry Unit is a busy user-pays instrument
facility located within the medical school of the University of
Western Australia at Perth.The role of the Unit is to provide local
researchers with access to flow cytometry instrumentation and

The Unit is looking to employ a part-time (minimum 0.7)
manager/operator in support of its ongoing services. The candidate
should have a relevant science degree and at least one year
experience with flow cytometry in a clinical or research setting.
Experience with cell-sorting is desirable but not essential as full
training will be available.

The role will involve aspects of:
Care and operation of the Unit's three instruments (3-colour FACScan,
a 4-colour FACSCalibur, and a 5-colour FACS Vantage with TURBOSort);
Troubleshooting and quality control;
User-training and consultation;
Managing instrument use:
Administration of the Unit's services.

The candidate will be expected to communicate with researchers at all
levels, be able to work on their own in a Macintosh computer
environment, and to develop their knowledge of flow cytometry

The successful candidate will be employed on a 12-month contract in
the first instance as a Research Associate with a wage range
$37,068-51,035 depending on qualifications and experience.

Please forward a resume (including referees) and statement of
suitability, and all enquiries, to Dr Matthew Wikstrom at email:
mattew at


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