[Cytometry] Flow Cytometry Position at UNC Chapel Hill

Fisher, Nancy C nancy_fisher at med.unc.edu
Thu May 19 16:59:30 EDT 2011

UNC Flow Cytometry Core Facility - Research Specialist

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Flow Cytometry Core Facility is a large multi-user flow cytometry core serving the University and Medical School researchers as well as the outlying research community. The core has three staff-run cell sorters and 6 analyzers that are either user run or staff run. In addition, the core offers training and data analysis services on a number of software platforms.

Job Description

We are seeking an enthusiastic full time Research Specialist with excellent knowledge of flow cytometry theory and instrumentation with at least 4 years of flow cytometry experience including cell sorting, either through related coursework and/or directly related experience. Experience on a MoFlo, Reflection and LSR II will be a plus.  Must have the ability to work independently, complete instrument set up and QC without supervision and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as high level multitasking abilities. Good team attitude and customer service is essential.  Daily duties include operation of a cell sorter, operation of analyzers, weekly maintenance and daily QC of at least one analyzer, interaction with users for training, experimental design, cell sorting, analysis and troubleshooting. Some monthly administrative work will be requested, as well as some schedule flexibility. This will be a delayed shift position to allow for evening sorting. Basic computing skills are required, while a high level capability in data analysis with FlowJo, Summit, Diva and ModFit is preferred.

Master's degree in cell biology or equivalent discipline is preferred. Bachelor's degree with additional relevant experience will also be considered. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Please send CV with relevant flow cytometry experience and accomplishments and list at least 3 relevant references including one co-worker or customer.

To apply for this position, please visit our website: www.jobs.unc.edu<http://www.jobs.unc.edu>.  Please reference Position # 0060218 and Department 4208_ when applying. EOE

Contact me at ISAC May 21-25, 2011: flowcytometry at med.unc.edu

Nancy C. Fisher, PhD
Director, UNC Flow Cytometry Core Facility
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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