Engineer Flow Cytometry - AC1020

The candidate will work as an Engineer in the National Cytometry Platform (NCP). He will mainly be responsible for 1/ Developing single cell assays that will be used in the framework of the Transversal Translational Medicine initiative;    2/Validate and standardize the procedures according to high standard of quality; 3/ Develop innovative data-analysis pipelines in collaboration with the Head of the platform;  4/Collaborate with the National Cytometry team to support the user of the flow cytometry platform
1A-B, rue Thomas Edison, Strassen 1445, Luxembourg
16/10/2020 16:16:31
Key Accountabilities
  • Determine the needs of the TTM initiative and the departments in terms of single-cell monitoring
  • Develop standardized operative procedures making use of the single-cell technologies available at the NCP
  • Evaluate and troubleshoot problems relative to the application of the protocols to the research projects
  • Apply the SOPs to the research projects of the TTM initiative
  • Develop and apply innovative data-analysis pipelines
  • Help the NCP team to run the platform to the maximum efficiency
  • Endorse the ISO9001 quality management system
  • Keep updated with the latest relevant developments in the field of cytometry
  • Be  independent in performing the above-mentioned tasks
KEY SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
  • 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, and immunology.
  • Previous experience with at least two of these software packages: Diva, FlowJo, ModFit, Infinicyt, FCAP, Cytobank, Ideas, Prism, and Tableau Desktop.
  • 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.

REF.: VD/EFC1020/AC/TTM
2-year fixed-term contract - Full time - Start date: immediate