Pasteur Institute of Cambodia

Flow cytometry specialist

Institut Pasteur Cambodia

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

A Wellcome Trust funded flow cytometry specialist function is available at the Immunology Unit of Dr. Tineke Cantaert at Institut Pasteur Cambodia. We are seeking a motivated and experienced cell sorter operator to maintain a FACSCanto II and to implement a new FACSAria III in the Institute.


Implement the functioning of a new FACS ARIA III

Maintain, calibrate, operate, and troubleshoot flow cytometry analytical and cell sorter equipment

Develop and implement standard operating procedures and quality standards in flow cytometry

Collaborate with researchers in the design, execution and analysis of flow cytometry assays

Maintain and organise schedules for cell sorting and analysis

Maintain inventory of flow cytometry reagents and supplies

Training of junior scientists in flow cytometry


Master Degree with experience working in a flow cytometry core facility

Independent experience in operating a flow cytometry cell sorter

Experience with BD equipment preferred

Demonstrated technical knowledge of flow cytometry instrumentation and methodology

Rigor in design and execution of standardised laboratory procedures

Experience with flow cytometry data analysis and visualisation

Excellent interpersonal and intercultural skills, verbal and written communication skills

More information:

The successful candidate will be part of a team of international researchers and participate in international research programs in a highly competitive scientific environment. You will be implemented in exiting research projects focusing on the host immune response to infectious diseases. The Institute Pasteur Cambodia provides cutting edge biomedical research in bacteriology, virology, parasitology, immunology and epidemiology on pathogens endemic to South-East Asia. Institut Pasteur Cambodia is part of the Institut Pasteur International Network (IPIN), located in 26 countries on five continents, united by a shared mission to improve human health trough biomedical research. Present in numerous endemic areas, the network is a demonstrated fore player in identification and characterisation of emerging infectious diseases.

The position is full time for 1 year with the possibility of prolongation and is available April 2020.

Salary is competitive to international standards and includes expatriate package.

Please send your application via email with CV, motivation letter, a brief outline of previous research, and contact details of two references to Tineke Cantaert ( More information can be found on and


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Flow cytometry specialist