Life Sciences Research for Lifelong Health

Flow Cytometry Assistant or Specialist

Flow Cytometry

We are seeking an enthusiastic, proactive individual to join our growing Flow Cytometry Core Facility here at the Babraham Institute as a Flow Cytometry Assistant/Flow Cytometry Specialist. 
The core facility is equipped with state of the art machines and is situated within a growing research campus that is home to the Institute and over 50 companies.   For information about the core facility and the equipment can be found on
The post holder will assist the Head of the Facility in providing a smooth and reliable cell sorting and analysis service to researchers.  This position is an exciting opportunity for an individual to develop a career in cytometry.
The ideal candidate should have prior experience of flow cytometry and will be employed as a ‘Flow Cytometry Assistant’.  Training will be provided for this individual and following 2 years in this training position, and subject to key areas being met, the post holder will be eligible to apply for promotion to ‘Flow Cytometry Specialist’. 
However, any candidates with substantial experience in Flow Cytometry, preferably including experience in Cell Sorting will be employed as a ‘Flow Cytometry Specialist’. When applying for the position, please state which level of job you are applying for and your suitable experience and skills for that level.
Further information about the Institute can be found on our website. Application forms and further details are available electronically (, or e-mail:

Full details of the position can be found here.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Rebecca Roberts:

On applying please quote reference FC-RW-PERM

Starting salary is £25,795 per annum to £34,166 per annum depending on skills and experience.

Closing date for completed applications is Wednesday, 23 August 2017.
Interviews will take place week commencing 4 September 2017.

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