[Cytometry] Job opportunity in New Zealand.

Kylie Price 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.


Kylie Price

Flow Cytometry Manager
The Malaghan Institute of Medical Research
The Central Services Building
Victoria University Campus
Entrance 7
Kelburn Parade
Wellington 6242
New Zealand

Ph:            64-4-4996914, ext 850
Fax:           64-4-4996915
E-mail:       kprice at malaghan.org.nz
Web:          www.malaghan.org.nz

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