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Flow Cytometry, Research Technician Job in Medicine – Karolinska, Sweden

Karolinska Institute (KI)


We are seeking an enthusiastic and proactive individual to join our cutting-edge Flow Cytometry Core Facility at the Department of Medicine Huddinge (MedH), Karolinska Institutet as a Flow Cytometry Research Specialist – Sweden, Oct 2021.

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General Info

Position: Research Technician
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: -
Contract Period: Not Mentioned
Salary: According to Standard Norms

The Flow Cytometry Facility
Department of Medicine
Karolinska Institute (KI)

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Qualification Details

  • Ph.D. degree.


  • The ideal candidate must be service-minded, able to interact multiple users at the same time, and deal with frequent user requests, always with a positive and friendly attitude.


  • Established experience in multi-color advanced flow cytometry and in particular independent cell sorting on advanced instruments such as the BD FACS ARIA Fusion.


  • Previous experience from working in a flow cytometery core facility for longer than 2 years.


  • Previous experience in biosafety is preferred.


  • The candidate must be able to do several tasks at the same time (e.g. operate multiple instruments at the same time)


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills


  • Very good knowledge of spoken and written English


  • Demonstrate ability to organize, plan and document work in the facility. Emphasis will be placed on personal suitability.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The post holder will support the Flow Cytometry Facility in providing assisted flow cytometery analysis and cell sorting, perform day-to-day general laboratory routines, assist users with acute questions/issues and provide administrative lab support such as consumables and reagents restocking and ordering. The Flow Cytometry Facility also offers the possibility for investigators to outsource their FACS experiments to the facility. Interaction with users with a service-minded and friendly manner is required daily. This position offers an exciting opportunity for an individual to work within a dynamic team involving other staff in the Flow Cytometry Facility and all its users, and to develop a career in cytometry.

How to Apply?

Online Application through "Apply Now" Button from this page or from advertisement webpage (URL below)

Reference Number: -STÖD 2-3857/2021
(If any, use it in the necessary place)

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Documents Required

An employment application must contain the following documents in English:

  1. A maximum one page cover letter summarizing motivation for position, previous experience and research interest
  2. A complete curriculum vitae of current work and work history
  3. Names and contact details of three references who are familiar with the applicants recent research and training

About the Department

The Department of Medicine, Huddinge (MedH) Flow Cytometry Core Facility is located in the newly established NEO research building on the Flemingsberg Campus, integrated into the Center for Hematology and Regenerative Medicine (HERM). The Flow Cytometry Core Facility is equipped with state-of-the-art analysers and cells sorters including one BD FACSymphony, one BD LSRFortessa, one Beckman Coulter Cytoflex S, one BD FACS Aria III and one BD FACS ARIA Fusion. Both cell sorters are used for cell sorting up to enhanced BSL 2. In addition to ensuring that the instruments are operating optimally, the facility offers assisted cell sorting, interaction with investigators at a weekly FACS Forum and training sessions for analysis and trouble-shooting. More information about the core facility and the equipment can be found on https://ki.se/en/medh/flow-cytometry   The Flow Cytometry Facility is under the line management of Assistant Professor Petter S. Woll, the Scientific Director who oversees the operation of the facility. The Flow Cytometry Facility also has an excellent Facility Manager with a long-standing experience in advanced flow cytometry.

About the Employer: Karolinska Institute (KI)

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Contact details

  • Assistant professor Petter Woll, petter.woll@ki.se

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