Flow Cytometry Specialist

at La Trobe University

Flow Cytometry Specialist

  • Part time (0.6) 3 days per week
  • 3 year fixed term role based at the Melbourne (Bundoora) campus
  • $85,724 - $94,302 pro rata plus up to 17% superannuation

About the role

The Bioimaging Platform has been established to support a wide range of research projects by providing researchers with expert advice and access to cutting-edge equipment and technologies in optical and electron microscopy, flow cytometry and image analysis.

The key function of the Flow Cytometry Specialist is to provide expert technical support, service and training (for staff and students) in flow cytometry, for research groups across the University in a variety of disciplines to enable and accelerate their research programs. The appointee will be primarily responsible for managing the flow cytometry capability to ensure that the instruments are maintained, users are trained and for providing a cell sorting and analysis service for research groups.

Skills & Experience

To be considered for this position, you will possess a degree in life or biomedical sciences. You will have demonstrated experience and extensive expertise in operating and maintaining flow cytometry and associated equipment. You will have well developed communication skills with the ability to build relationships with a range of stakeholders and work cohesively within a team environment.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.


Please click on this link for a full list of Benefits http://www.latrobe.edu.au/jobs/working/benefits

How to Apply

Closing date: 11pm Wednesday 17th July 2019

Position Enquiries: Dr Christopher Adda (C.Adda@latrobe.edu.au) Tel: (03) 9479 1157

Position Description below:

Download File PD HEO7 - Flow Cytometry Specialist.pdf

Only candidates with working rights in Australia may apply for this position.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.

Please scroll down to apply.

La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact Recruitment Partner Justin Bolton on +61 (03) 9479 1073

To apply and to view position description please visit http://www.latrobe.edu.au/jobs and search for job number 558491 under current vacancies.

About La Trobe

La Trobe University's success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia's research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turned 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we're passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

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