[Cytometry] Flow Cytometry position at CNIO in Madrid

Lola Martinez lmartinez at cnio.es
Tue May 10 12:50:22 EDT 2011

Dear all,

       We are looking to incorporate an enthusiastic flow cytometrist to
join our team to develop further his/her career at the Spanish National
Cancer Research Center (CNIO). The CNIO is an international recognised
center of research excellence and its state-of-the-art installations are
based in Madrid (Spain) so despite to have the opportunity to work with a
bunch of international scientist, you will enjoy the exciting cultural life
of Madrid and its weather.

Our unit is currently equipped with two sorters: a FACS Aria IIu and a
InFlux and four analytical cytometers including: a FACS Canto II, a FACS
Calibur, a FACS Array and a LSRII Fortessa.

Applicants should have a BSc or MSc in a relevant biomedical field and good
knowledge of the common flow cytometric applications. Previous sorting and
TC culture experience are more than desirable. The candidate must have
strong organizational skills, be good at troubleshooting and able to work as
part of a team and independently with minimum supervision taking attention
to detail. IT skills are required and knowledge of the common flow cytometry
analysis package will be an advantage (FlowJo, FACS Diva, ModFit, CellQuest

Primary duties for this position will include:

* Daily calibration, QC and operation of the cell sorters from the unit.

* Daily calibration, data back up and QC of the analytical instruments from
the unit.

* Provide users training on the analytical cytometers.

* Assist investigators with experimental design, data display and data
analysis using third part softwares.

* Pro-actively develop new flow cytometric techniques and protocols
appropriate to the users needs.

* Participate in the generation of flow cytometry training material and

The CNIO is an equal employer and offers the possibility to develop your
career while being part of a centre of research excellence with a
multidisciplinary research environment. Salary will be commensurate with the
experience of the successful candidate. The CNIO has also an interesting
benefits package.

To apply for this position or to find out more about the CNIO please follow
the link below to the CNIO Human Resources site:


Please note only applications through this website can be considered. Any
informal queries direct them to me.

Kindest Regards,

Lola Martinez

 Biotechnology Program
 Flow Cytometry Unit Head
 Spanish National Cancer Institute (CNIO)
 Melchor Fdez Almagro, 3
 28029 Madrid

 Phone: 917328000 Ext 3161 (Lab)
                                      Ext 3210 (Office)

 Fax: 912246980

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