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Junior/Assistant/Associate Specialist - Flow Cytometry - Cancer Research Laboratory

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The UC Berkeley Cancer Research Laboratory (CRL) is seeking to hire a specialist to serve in the Flow Cytometry Facility unit, to begin as soon as possible. This position will use flow cytometry to perform research with other campus biomedical scientists in project design, analysis and, technical assistance. The successful candidate will also help in managing the flow cytometry facility.

Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent degree, in Biology, Molecular and Cell Biology, or a related field.

The successful candidate will have at least two years of experience working in a basic research-oriented flow cytometry facility; and will have expertise in all aspects of flow cytometry and must be able to work with faculty and researchers in developing flow cytometry applications.

The successful candidate will be familiar with at least some of the instruments currently in the facility, including the Becton- Dickinson LSRII, LSR Fortessa, Cytopeia INFLUX sorter, FACS Aria Fusion; In addition, the Specialist must demonstrate a great ability to develop and maintain excellent working relationships with a diverse population of users.

This position reports to Dr. Russell Vance. The initial appointment will be full-time at 100% time for up to one (1) year with the possibility of extension based on satisfactory performance and availability of funding. The approximate start date of this position will be June 2018.

$38,112 – $65,904 at 100% time, depending on qualifications. This position provides full benefits. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and based on UC Berkeley specialist series salary scale.


Interested individuals should submit application documents as PDFs, which includes an updated curriculum vitae, the names with contact information for at least 3-5 individuals who have agreed to provide a reference for this specific position and a cover letter. (Letters of reference may be requested of the finalists).

Specific questions regarding the recruitment can be directed to Susan Saechao, HR Partner,

This recruitment will remain open until filled.

All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e. dossier service or career center) to the UC Berkeley Statement of Confidentiality ( prior to submitting their letters.

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. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

The Department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their research or teaching.

The University of California, Berkeley has an excellent benefits package as well as a number of policies and programs in place to support employees as they balance work and family.

Job location

Berkeley, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)