Laboratory Research Scientist

Laboratory Research Scientist

The Francis Crick Institute

Londond, Greater London, United Kingdom

Job title: Laboratory Research Scientist – Flow Cytometry

Location: The Francis Crick Institute, Midland Road, London

Contract: Fixed-term, (3 years)

Full time

Salary: Competitive with benefits, subject to skills and experience

Vacancy ID: 9346

Short summary

The Flow Cytometry facility is a Science Technology Platform (STP) that provides a comprehensive flow cytometry service to the Labs at the Francis Crick Institute. This involves operation of cell sorters, training of users on the analytical flow cytometers, maintenance and quality control of all the Lab’s cytometers and assisting researchers with planning, running, analysing and presenting experiments. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with technical expertise in optics and electronics to gain experience in cytometry.


This role is part of a team that is expected to support all areas of the Laboratory’s remit including operation of analysers, cell sorters and imaging flow cytometers. The facility is active in providing education and training for users and staff. The post reports directly to the Head of the STP.

About us

The Francis Crick Institute is a biomedical discovery institute dedicated to understanding the fundamental biology underlying health and disease. Its work is helping to understand why disease develops and to translate discoveries into new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat illnesses such as cancer, heart disease, stroke, infections, and neurodegenerative diseases.

An independent organisation, its founding partners are the Medical Research Council (MRC), Cancer Research UK, Wellcome, UCL (University College London), Imperial College London and King’s College London.

The Crick was formed in 2015, and in 2016 it moved into a new state-of-the-art building in central London which brings together 1500 scientists and support staff working collaboratively across disciplines, making it the biggest biomedical research facility under in one building in Europe.

The Francis Crick Institute will be world-class with a strong national role. Its distinctive vision for excellence includes commitments to collaboration; developing emerging talent and exporting it the rest of the UK; public engagement; and helping turn discoveries into treatments as quickly as possible to improve lives and strengthen the economy.

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  • The closing date for applications is 6th January 2019 at 23:30.
  • All offers of employment are subject to successful security screening and continuous eligibility to work in the United Kingdom.

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