Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
University of Copenhagen
We are looking for a highly motivated and independent staff
scientist to be responsible for our
FACS core facility. The FACS core facility is a key technology hub at BRIC
interacting with many uses on a daily basis. The successful candidate should
have substantial experience with high-end flow cytometry preferably from
several biological systems.
The research at BRIC is relatively broad with emphasis on cancer and stem
cell biology. Flow cytometry is an integrated part of the research of many
group ranging from simple sorts/analyses to more complicated high-end protocols
involving many markers. The FACS
facility serves most BRIC groups and currently houses a total of seven
As a manager of the FACS core facility you will be responsible for
overseeing the daily operations of the facility. You will help users with
antibody panel designs and sorting strategies and also train new users.
Moreover, you will assist users with analysis/sorting when needed and develop
strategies for maintaining/improving the high quality of the facility. The FACS
facility manager is associated with the group of Bo Porse and participates in
various group activities to ensure a scientific connection.
We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic
staff scientist who like to work in an independent manner and thrive by
interacting with the many users of the facility.
Essential experience and skills
applicant should hold a master degree in relevant area
applicant should have several years of experience working with flow
cytometry and be able to perform complicated cell sorting and analysis and
should have experience with different types of FACS instruments
applicant should possess necessary technical knowledge about cell sorters
applicant should have computer knowledge to maintain and update data
storage homepage, booking system, programs and servers associated with the
- The applicant
should have very good oral and written English
applicant should have strong communication and collaborative skills as
well as social competence
applicant should be able to identify, implement and enforce rules to
ensure that the facility is well-functioning at all times
Desirable experience and skills
in management from previous work in a similar academic setting
contacts to leading providers of FACS instruments
in training of new users within the FACS area
The employment is at
BRIC, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen.
We offer creative and stimulating working conditions in a dynamic and
international research environment with weekly journal clubs, data clubs and
seminars with invited speakers. Our research facilities include modern
laboratories and a number of core facilities shared between the combined 24
research groups at the Finsen Laboratory and BRIC.
Terms of salary
The employment as ‘staff scientist’ (AC-TAP) is a full-time position.
Starting date as soon as possible. Employment will be in accordance with the
provisions of the collective agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and
AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations). The monthly salary
will be based on the number of years of work experience (seniority) with the
possibility to negotiate a salary supplement based on prior experiences and
qualifications. The employer will pay an additional 17.1 % to your pension
Your application should in English should include:
- Letter of
application addressing the requirements (max. one page).
- Curriculum Vitae
- A certified/signed copy of certificate(s) of education
- Please submit your application by clicking on “Apply
Now” below. Only online applications will be accepted
Application deadline: February 8, 2019, 23.59 CET
We reserve the right not to consider material
received after the deadline, and not to consider applications that do not live
up to the abovementioned requirements.
expected to be held as soon as possible after the closing date.
University of Copenhagen wish to reflect
the diversity of society and welcome applications from all qualified candidates
regardless of age, disability, gender, nationality, race, religion or sexual
orientation. Appointment will be based on merit alone.