Post Fri Jul 22, 2022 10:28 am

Research Scientist/CyTOF Technical Director (m/f/d)

We are seeking a highly motivated individual with a passion for exciting state-of-the art technology to work with a team of translational immunologists to lead the mass cytometry and imaging facility in the Bengsch lab as part of the Translational EXperimental IMmunology labs at the University of Freiburg, Germany.

Key Responsibilities:
• operation, maintenance and use of the CyTOF Helios and the Hyperion Imaging System
• build and optimize mass cytometry and imaging cytometry antibody panels
• conjugation and QC of mass cytometry reagents
• consult with users regarding potential mass cytometry projects which may include guiding experimental set-up and procedure optimization, panel design, and data analysis consultation
• basic data quality assessment
• perform and analyze mass cytometry and imaging experiments
• act as a liaison between users and applications specialist

Key Requirements:
• PhD degree in immunology, biological sciences, biochemistry or related field (other technical and academic (diploma/Master’s) degrees will be considered based on research experience)
• demonstrated skill with flow or mass cytometry (previous experience with mass cytometry is a plus) (sample preparation, instrument optimization and data analysis)
• experience with Immunofluorescence and/or Immunohistochemistry techniques or Imaging Mass cytometry (slide preparation staining optimization visualization and data analysis).
• interest in bioinformatics, experience with basic flow cytometry software and R preferred
• ability to identify and troubleshoot critical issues
• detail-oriented
• excellent communication and organizational skills

What we offer:
• exciting translational research
• work in an interdisciplinary team
• being part of the German Mass Cytometry Network
• hospital-standard social benefits, e.g. UKF job ticket
• Employment according to TV-L according to academic qualification
* Freiburg is an attractive University city next to the Black Forest in Germany, that is also highly international, "green" and also considered a top destination close to France and Switzerland surrounded by a beautiful landscape.

Please direct your informative applications with CV and letter of motivation to or contact Bertram Bengsch (PI) directly.