[Cytometry] Job opportunity in New Zealand.
kprice at malaghan.org.nz
Wed Feb 25 20:21:51 EST 2009
Kia ora everyone.
Applications are invited for a full-time (or flexible part-time) 1-
year position within the Malaghan Institute of Medical Research, which
is based in Wellington, New Zealand at the Kelburn Campus of Victoria
Approximately 90% of the scientific staff at the Institute utilise
flow cytometry as a research tool in their quest to develop immune-
based therapies for the treatment of diseases such as cancer, asthma,
multiple sclerosis, arthritis and infectious diseases.
Previous experience in Flow Cytometry is preferable, ability to work
independently, organisational skills and confidence with computers and
technical equipment are essential. The successful candidate will be
working on quality control, operation and validation of flow
cytometers and the applicant will report to the Flow Cytometry Manager.
Responsibilities will include:
· Operation of the FACSVantage SE DiVa
· Performing weekly quality control on the FACSort, FACSCalibur
and LSRII benchtop analysers
· Performing weekly validations on the BioPlex
· Training and assisting staff of the correct use of the benchtop
· Assisting staff with experimental design and protocol development
· Training and assisting staff with the use of the acquisition
software (CellQuest Pro and Diva software) and analysis software
Interested individuals should hold suitable qualification in
biological sciences, graduate and post-graduates will be considered.
A job description and employment application form can be obtained by
Tel: 0064-4-4996914 or email mimr at malaghan.org.nz
Completed application form to be returned with covering letter,
current CV that should include academic qualifications, work
experience, together with the names of 3 referees from whom a
confidential report can be obtained.
Closing date for receipt of applications: 5pm, Friday 20th March.
Application is open to NZ Citizens and residents, or holders of a
current Work Visa/Permit.
Flow Cytometry Manager
The Malaghan Institute of Medical Research
The Central Services Building
Victoria University Campus
Ph: 64-4-4996914, ext 850
E-mail: kprice at malaghan.org.nz
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