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Flow Cytometry Core Facility Manager

Department: Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £38,655 - £45,479 (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL28322
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 5 May 2022
Closing date: 2 June 2022

Further details and apply


Barts Cancer Institute
Post title: Flowcytometry Core Facility Manager
Post ref: QMUL28322

About the Role
We wish to appoint an experienced flow cytometrist to manage and run the flow cytometry sorting and analysis facility, a joint resource within the Barts Cancer Institute shared with the William Harvey Research Centre, located in Charterhouse Square, Queen Mary University of London. The post holder will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the multi-laser Aria II, Aria Fusion, ImageStreamX MarkII, cyTOF2, Hyperion/Helios, Cytek Aurora, Attune and Fortessa’s./Symphony machines as well as in the organisation and management of the facility. There will be active collaborations with many research teams within the two Institutes and involvement in supporting existing research and developing novel flow cytometry applications. The post holder will manage and train a small team of staff to support and train research staff in flow cytometry and be available to advise on technical issues that may arise with the Institutes’ flow analysers.

About You
The successful candidate will be educated to at least graduate level, have substantial experience in flow cytometry and be self-motivated, hardworking and reliable. The successful candidate will be expected to underpin the operation of this core facility and be active in developing the facility further. Experience in managing staff would be a significant advantage.

About Queen Mary
At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.
Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers. We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.

We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work-life balance and family-friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Charterhouse Square campus in London. It is a full time (35 hours per week), fixed-term appointment for 4 years, with an expected start date of December 2021 or January 2022. The starting salary will be Grade 5, in the range of £38,655 - £45,479 per annum (pro-rata), inclusive of London Allowance. For exceptional candidates, a market supplement will be considered.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor John Marshall at

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The closing date for applications is Thursday 2nd June 2022.

Further details and apply

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