University of Missouri-Columbia --job opportunity

Misfeldt, Michael L. MisfeldtM at
Fri Jun 18 11:18:54 EST 2004

Job Opening - Flow Cytometry Manager/Operator


The University of Missouri-Columbia Cell and Immunobiology Core (CIC)
Facility has an immediate opening for a Flow Cytometry Facility
Manager/Operator.  This position involves cell sorting, analysis,
trouble shooting, training, and various administrative duties associated
with the operation of the facility.


The facility is outfitted with a FACS Vantage Flow Cytometer and a
FACScan Benchtop Analyzer.


The CIC facility (
<> ) is the sole provider for these
services on the MU campus and is part of the Campus Life Sciences Core
Facilities.  MU is one of 34 public US universities in the AAU and is
designated as "Doctoral/Research Extensive" by the Carnegie Foundation.
This land grant university has a School of Medicine and a School of
Veterinary Medicine. MU ranks as the fastest growing public university
in federal funding.


Columbia, Missouri is a beautiful college town that offers excellent
schools, very affordable housing and many recreational amenities.  It is
located just two hours from St. Louis and Kansas City.	Columbia has
been consistently ranked as one of top cities in which to live in the
United States. 


Applicants should have the following recommended skills.


Proficient with BD Biosciences flow cytometry systems including Cell
Quest software 

Working knowledge of cell sorting, specifically FACS Vantage, and
analysis with three color FACScan.

Able to troubleshoot equipment and software

Able to evaluate new assays and equipment

Assist with analysis and interpretation of data.

Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Access.

Personnel training and maintenance of quality control records.

Strong writing and oral presentation skills


Applicants with 3-5 years experience with flow cytometry, experience in
a supervisory capacity, and some understanding of cell biology will be
preferred.    A commensurate salary is negotiable.  Candidates should
send a CV and three letters of recommendation to:


Dr. Michael L. Misfeldt, Director

Cell and Immunobiology Core

Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology

M616 Medical Sciences Building

University of Missouri-Columbia

Columbia, MO   65212

Email: misfeldtm at <mailto:misfeldtm at> 

Phone: 573-882-2210

Fax: 573-882-4287

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