Flow Cytometry Specialist/Operator (m/f/d)

Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM), Hamburg

The Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine(www.bnitm.de) is the largest Research Institute for Tropical Medicine in Germany and is the National Reference Centre for Tropical Pathogens, a WHO Collaborating Centre and member of the Leibniz Research Association.

The core facility flow cytometry of the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine in Hamburg is looking for a highly motivated

Flow Cytometry Specialist/Operator (m/f/d)

The core facility is associated with the AG Protozoa Immunology (headed by PD Dr. Thomas Jacobs). The successful candidate will be part of the team but will support all immunology groups at the Institute. 

Your Profile:

  • A PhD with strong experience in the area of flow cytometry
  • Outstanding skills in performing flow cytometric assays
  • Excellent hands-on skills in performing cell sorting and flow cytometry analysis
  • Broad experience with flow cytometric data analysis tools
  • Excellent technological understanding of flow cytometry and know-how in immunology
  • Able to work in an independent, quality-oriented fashion and open to new challenges
  • Very good communication and collaboration skills in English are required

Your Responsibilities:

  • Instruction of new users and support with panel design
  • Organization of technical training programs
  • Supporting the design of new experiments and subsequent data analysis
  • Engagement in the development and establishment of novel technologies
  • Planning and performing cell sorting experiments
  • Organization of the maintenance of equipment

Our benefits:

  • Interesting and challenging research projects
  • Integration into open-minded, collaborative, and highly motivated research teams
  • A central and easily accessible location close to the Landungsbrücken
  • Flexible and family-friendly working hours
  • Childcare subsidy
  • Subsidy for HVV-ProfiTicket as “Deutschlandticket” (Basic)
  • Company pension scheme
  • Special conditions in selected sports and fitness clubs in Hamburg

Starting date will be as soon as possible. The position is initially limited to 2 years with the prospect of extension and is remunerated with 100% E 13 TV-AVH according to the rules of the public service under the TV-AVH (collective agreement of the “Arbeitsrechtliche Vereinigung Hamburg“).

We support our employees in achieving a healthy work-life balance and promote the professional equality of women and men. We strive to assist women in their scientific career, increase the number of women in research and reduce under-representation in all areas and positions in general. We explicitly welcome applications from people with disabilities.

As a member of the Diversity Charter, the largest diversity management network in Germany, we are also committed to making diversity an integral part of our institute culture. It is our goal to create a working environment that is free of prejudice.

Please apply by 20.05.2024 preferably via our online form with a motivation letter, CV, university and doctoral certificates and the names and contact information for three references.

Alternatively, you can submit your application referring to "Flow cytometry specialist/operator" via postal mail to: Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, Ms. Anja Göttsche, HR Department, Bernhard-Nocht-Str. 74, 20359 Hamburg, Germany.

If you have any questions regarding the application process or the selection procedure, please contact Ms. Anja Göttsche (goettsche(at)bnitm.de) from the Human Resources Department.

For further questions please contact PD Dr. Thomas Jacobs (tjacobs(at)bnitm.de).