Post Sat Nov 16, 2019 4:20 am

Mass Cytometry Specialist Position @ UCSF (San Francisco)

Dear Cytometrists:

The Single Cell Analysis Center (SCAC – PFCC) of the University of California, San Francisco has an open position for a Mass Cytometry Specialist. We are seeking a highly motivated and passionate full-time Specialist to join our team.

In our Core, we strive to provide access to cutting edge technologies, technical expertise, and research space to over 700 users on over 20 platforms. Our faculty have a major focus on high content analysis, and with the support of our Research Programs and our qualified staff, we ensure access to 2 CyTOF Helios platforms, 2 Spectral Flow Cytometers (Aurora 5-Laser, SA3200), a BD FACSymphony X50, and soon the new MIBIScope, among many others instruments in our lab.
This would be a great opportunity for an experienced Flow/Mass Cytometry operator with the willingness to learn in a fast-paced working environment while working with new technologies and state-of-the-art instrumentation. Come be a part of a dynamic and determined team in the vibrant research environment of San Francisco and the Bay Area!

If interested, please follow the link and apply here:
Specialist - Flow Cytometry Core Facility -

About the Single Cell Analysis Center at UCSF
The Single Cell Analysis Center offers state-of-the-art instrumentation in the area of Flow Cytometry, Mass Cytometry and Genomics to the entire UCSF research community, affiliated hospitals, research foundations, and local biotechnology companies. The Center provides the technical support needed to make use of these technology platforms through an educational training program and providing expert advice to UCSF students, staff, and faculty in cytometry technology and applications; developing new cytometric methods and applications; managing all operational aspects of the facility.
You can find more about us on our webpage at:

About the position
Responsibilities will include operating two Mass Cytometers (Helios), performing general maintenance, QC/QA and troubleshooting. You will have the opportunity to be involved on other Core operations as well, such as Setup and Operation of FACSAria, LSRII/Fortessa, Cell sorting on the SH800, MoFlo or Influx platforms, user training (CyTOF, sorters, LSRII, LSRFortessa X20 and X50, Aurora, SA3200), performing general maintenance, QC/QA and troubleshooting. You will also participate in research, development, and testing of new instruments, reagents, and techniques, as well as providing assistance and training to other research projects as needed.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are required and you must be able to provide excellent customer service, work and collaborate within a team environment.
Experience in Mass Cytometry, Flow cytometry and cell sorting is preferred. SCYM(ASCP)CM certification is preferred.

Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue as needed throughout the recruitment period. Salary and rank will be commensurate with the applicants experience and training.

For detailed job description and online application please visit this link (, or send me an email to
UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Have a great weekend!

Claudia Bispo, SCYM(ASCP)CM
ISAC Shared Resource Laboratory Emerging Leader 2017-2021
Flow Cytometry Associate Director @ UCSF Parnassus
Medical Sciences Building S854A, Box # 0540
513 Parnassus Ave
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 939 8195