Engineer Flow, Mass and Imaging Cytometry - AC0122

1A-B, rue Thomas Edison, Strassen L-1445, Luxembourg
14/01/2022 15:36:59

The candidate will work as an Engineer in the National Cytometry Platform (NCP). He will mainly be responsibe for :

-           the day-to-day management of flow, mass and imaging cytometers as well as cell sorters and related equipment (e.g: microscopes) in consultation with the Head of Unit (Antonio Cosma);

-           he/she will support users to perform optimal cytometric experiments for their specific projects (e.g.: panel design, protocol optimization, acquisition, data analysis);

-           he/she should become independent in maintaining the platform infrastructure and functioning.

Key Accountabilities
  • Maintaining the equipment inside the facility and performing the necessary quality controls
  • Training users to operate the different cytometers
  • Evaluate and troubleshoot problems
  • Assist in experimental design / protocol development, data acquisition
  • Assist with the analysis and presentation of the data using the different available softwares (Diva, FlowJo, ModFit, Infinicyt, FCAP, Kaluza, Cytobank, R, Ideas, Prism, Tableau Desktop, …)
  • Maintain the stock and prepare the necessary order forms
  • Maintain schedule in order to run the platform to the maximum efficiency
  • Endorse the ISO9001 quality management system
  • Keeping updated with the latest relevant developments in the field of cytometry

  • Master/Engineer Diploma or higher in Biotechnology, Biology, Biomedical sciences, etc.
  • Practical experience of several years in two or more of the following areas: flow cytometry, mass cytometry, imaging cytometry, cell sorting, antibodies coupling, immunology, oncology, bio-medical research
  • Previous experience in operating a single cell sorter
  • Ability to report experimental results and keep track of the platform activity
  • Self-driven motivation, service oriented, sense of initiative, ability to work independently and meet responsibilities without continuous supervision
  • Good verbal communication skills and being able to interact successfully with a broad range of individuals
  • Languages skills: fluent command of English, knowledge of another language of the European Union is an asset.

in short...

  • Contract type:           2-year fixed-term contract
  • Work hours:               Full time
  • Location:                    Strassen and HoBH (Esch-sur-Alzette)
  • Start date:                 May 2022
  • Ref:                              JA/EFCO0122/AC/BSDG NCP


    Applications including a cover letter and a  curriculum vitae should be sent before 31 January 2022 through our website via the apply button below. Please apply ONLINE formally through this web page. Applications by email will not be considered.