[Cytometry] Flow Cytometrist Position

John Casey john.casey at bios.edu
Fri Feb 12 00:55:56 EST 2010

Flow Cytometry Facility - Research Technician

The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) is a US incorporated 501(c)(3) not-for-profit marine research and education institution incorporated in New York State and based in Bermuda since 1903.  BIOS currently employs a multi-national staff of approximately 100 people and caters to 2,000 scientific and educational visitors per year.  Prominent activities include oceanographic and coral reef research conducted by resident and visiting scientists. We teach a number of university-level courses on topics ranging from marine pollution to global climate change. Additional information on BIOS, including details about our faculty interests, can be found at http://www.bios.edu.

The Phytoplankton Ecology Lab at BIOS is seeking an energetic and motivated technician to operate its high-speed flow cytometer facility. This technical position requires extensive knowledge of cytometric principles, an ability to troubleshoot and maintain analytical instrumentation, prior experience in method development, and a high degree of self-confidence and independence.  A wide diversity of sample types are analyzed ranging from enumerating and sorting single cells from oceanic samples to quantification of cellular rate processes employing fluorogenic assays to combining isotopic methods with flow sorting. The successful applicant must have at least a B.Sc. degree and 2+ years of demonstrated experience with flow cytometric cell sorters as a primary operator.  This position will initially be for one year with continuation for additional years based upon successful job performance. Review of applicants will commence immediately and continue as applications are received until the position is filled.  The preferred starting date is 1 June 2010, but this may be negotiated.  Salary will be commensurate with prior experience.  Please submit a cover letter describing your past experiences and qualifications for this position, a current CV, and the names and addresses of three references to Dr. Michael Lomas at either Michael.Lomas at bios.edu or:

        Flow Cytometry Technician
        c/o Dr. Michael Lomas
        Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences
        17 Biological Lane
        St. George’s GE01

BIOS is an equal opportunity employer and
operates a drug-free workplace and learning environment

John Casey
Marine Particle Imaging Lab
Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences
17 Biological Lane
Ferry Reach, St. George's Parish
Bermuda, GE-01
(441) 297-1880 ext. 731
john.casey at bios.edu

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