13 Jul 2019

Fixed-term Technologist – Auckland Cytometry

The University of Auckland – Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau – Posted by University of AucklandAnywhere

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Auckland University

Job Description

Technologist in Auckland Cytometry

School of Biological Sciences


The Faculty of Science at the University of Auckland is the largest and most highly ranked science faculty in New Zealand. The Faculty of Science is ranked among the 90 science facilities worldwide by the QS World University Rankings. The 10 departments and schools that form the Faculty of Science represent the breadth and diversity of science in our modern world.  Our researchers are involved in a range of projects our aim to set them up with the best tools, facilities and support possible.

The opportunity

The School of Biological Sciences at The University of Auckland is seeking a highly motivated and capable Technologist to provide technical and knowledgeable support for Auckland Cytometry, the state of the art flow cytometry core facility.  This will be a full-time, 12 months contract.

As a Technologist, you will use your technical expertise in flow cytometry to undertake procedures supporting immunology and cell biology in the Auckland Cytometry unit. .  You will also be advising users on best practice methods and provide training on a range of equipment.  So your ability to communicate technical information and work with a range of stakeholders is crucial.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • A Biochemistry or Molecular Biology background, with a minimum of a postgraduate degree in a related field
  • Experience in flow cytometry and knowledge of the best practice methods
  • The ability to prioritise work demands, organise schedules, and recognize the needs of research-based customers are essential requirements for this position
  • Experience with Containment and Health and Safety is highly preferred

Why us?

The work you will be assisting on will help researchers have real impacts in our community on a local and global scale.  For more information on Auckland Cytometry, please click here

The University of Auckland is committed to providing an excellent working environment through:

  • Career development programmes
  • A competitive salary with five weeks’ annual leave
  • Company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, a generous parental leave allowance, childcare and a number of other discounts on internal and external services.

For more information, please visit Staff Benefits.

How to apply

Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of Sunday 4th August 2019 to be considered. Please include your cover letter and CV combined as one document.


The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment.  For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTQITakatāpui+, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz

How to Apply

In order to apply you will first need to register with the University by completing an online user profile via their website.

APPLY NOW by clicking HERE to register with the University's website.  Search by the Job ID number: 20894. Please combine your cover letter and CV as one document when submitting your application.

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If you are experiencing difficulty in any aspect of the application process or if you do not receive a confirmation email that you have applied for a role, please contact recruitment@auckland.ac.nz or Phone 09 923 1115.

Applications close: Sunday 4th August 2019

Job Categories: Science / Technology. Job Types: Fixed-term and Full-Time.

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