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Posted October 16, 2019

 

Staff Scientist- Systems Validation 

BD Biosciences, San Jose, CA

 

BD Biosciences is seeking a flow cytometrist who is excited to apply their application experience to the development and testing of new cell analysis systems. A PhD is desired but not required. No experience with validation testing needed. Apply at jobs.bd.com

 

Play a critical role by representing the customer experience on cross-functional development teams. Interface with customers to gather critical data that will guide validation testing of products. Apply systems thinking and creative problem solving to improve products or processes with broad scope across BDB. Assist with usability testing to ensure our products are easy to use and meet user needs. This role will be working on research-use-only and in-vitro diagnostic flow cytometer analyzers, sorters, and cell preppers. Primary duties include:

 

  •          Lead the definition, design, and execution of validation activities throughout product development

  •          Represent the department on highly complex or ambiguous programs by elevating customers need and product quality

  •          Define own work priorities with minimal guidance while exercising independent judgment

  •          Conduct representative sample prep and flow cytometry experiments to test products

  •          Identify gaps in R&D user knowledge and develop process or program initiatives to address those gaps

  •          Maintain up-to-date knowledge of customer workflows, scientific advancements in flow cytometry, and the competitive landscape

  •          Interface between customers and developers/testers by translating customer needs into product requirements and testing workflows

  •          Conduct usability testing with users to evaluate areas for product improvement

  •          Mentor and support more junior members in understanding user workflows and validation

  •          Provide expert user knowledge across BDB and interface with senior leaders in the organization

  •          Escalate top issues by providing clear, well-structured, high-level updates

  •          Willing to travel up to 10%

Minimum Qualifications:

  •          B.S. in Immunology, Cell Biology, or related discipline

  •          8 years’ experience in academic research, clinical reference laboratories, pharma industry, contract research organizations, or other relevant industry

  •          Extensive hands-on experience operating and troubleshooting flow cytometers

  •          Experience with sample prep and experiment design for multi-parameter flow cytometry applications

  •          Experience training bench-level personnel and leading highly complex large projects

  •          Excellent listening, written, and oral communication skills

 

Desired Qualifications: 

  •          MS or PhD degree in Immunology, Cell Biology or in a related discipline

  •          Medical technologist experience in clinical reference labs

  •          Proven ability to identify and address process improvements within job function

  •          Experience as a flow cytometry core lab operator is highly desired

  •          Experience in human factors or usability engineering principles or studies

  •          Experience with product development or medical device regulatory standards

 

 

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Posted September 25, 2019

 

Sales Territory Manager 

Immunodex, West Coast, USA

 

Job brief:

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with a deep knowledge of immunology/immune monitoring to be the USA West Coast customer facing lead of the small, globally active biotechnology company, Immudex.

Immudex is a growing company providing solutions for T cell immune monitoring within immunotherapy, transplantation, infections disease and autoimmunity. Based on our proprietary Dextramer technology, we develop and market research reagents and diagnostic assays enabling researchers, developers and clinicians to measure disease-specific T cell responses.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to travel extensively within the Western USA for the purpose of maintaining and growing the customer base.

 

Responsibilities

  • Work proactively to maintain and grow the USA West Coast customer base by

    • manage sales process for customers within the territory incl. responding to customer enquiries

    • perform visits to and telecom calls with customers to establish optimal solutions for their technical challenges and applications of Immudex’ products

    • Deliver effective, scientifically based presentations during conferences and at customer locations within the assigned territory to promote the Immudex product portfolio

    • Identify and maintain relationships with key thought leaders in the relevant subject areas(s)

    • Identify and develop new accounts and sales opportunities

  • Work closely with colleagues in the commercial team at Immudex to devise and execute effective tactical sales plans in alignment with established marketing strategy

  • Identify and maintain relationships with key thought leaders in the relevant market areas(s)

  • Maintain an understanding of current immune monitoring and competitive technologies and their relevance to immune-oncology, immunotherapy vaccines and other immune-related diseases

 

Qualifications:

  • PhD or Master degree with hands on experience in immune monitoring technologies.

  • Experience from working in industry with reagent sales.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with aptitude for building relationships with professionals of all organizational levels.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including the ability to give outstanding presentations.

  • Problem-solving attitude and motivation to provide solutions based on customer needs.

  • Authentic and enthusiastic with a genuine interest in customer satisfaction.

  • Self-motivated, time efficient, independence and ability to work in a multidisciplinary environment.

  • Based near a major airport, and able to work from home and perform 50% travel.

  • Proficient in MS Office; familiarity with Salesforce.

Occasional travel to/from the company headquarters in Copenhagen to will be necessary.

 

More information:

Please apply to this position as soon as possible to job@immudex.com, as we will process applications on an ongoing basis. For more information, please contact Stephen T. Haley, PhD at sh@immudex.com.

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Posted September 25, 2019

 

Research Instrument Sales Specialist- Flow Cytometry 

BD Biosciences, New York, New York

 

  • Job Description

Research Instrument Sales Specialist (Cell Sorters/ Cell Analysis) - New  York City/ NY

Represents BD Life Sciences’ research cytometry instrumentation product portfolio, with sales focus, to the academic, biopharma, and research flow cytometry markets.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Meeting/exceeding sales budget for territory

  • Managing incremental conversion opportunities from initial targeting through evaluation and implementation

  • Solving customer problems & creating value for our customers

  • Maintaining existing business

  • Implementing marketing initiatives and national/regional contractual agreements

  • Consistently and routinely updates all selling activities/opportunities in CRM

  • Takes ownership of sales funnel, providing up-to-date territory analyses and maintaining a robust and accurate forecast

  • Working with colleagues in reagent sales, technical applications, field service and Genomics teams to provide unified, system solution to customers

  • Utilizing available sales support resources and tools in order to meet and exceed customer satisfaction as well as sales goals.

  • Keeps abreast of the basic requirements for compliance in own area of work and complies with those requirements.

  • Participates as required in training on regulatory issues affecting own area of work. Brings regulatory compliance questions/issues to the attention of management.

  • Performs other related duties and assignments as required.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s level degree a plus, and must have 3 -5 years of successful life sciences-related sales experience

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, analytical and large account management skills a must.

  • Ability to collaborate with peers in reagent sales and service to promote system selling of BD products

  • Must have a demonstrated successful sales track record, solid negotiation skills, exhibit effective selling, listening, and verbal/presentation skills, and ability to assess and respond to customer needs.

  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and CRM required.

  • Former capital equipment experience highly preferred.

  • Must have demonstrated experience in managing both internal and external budgets and resources, conducting pre-call planning, and ability to prioritize and segment accounts.

  • Must be willing to travel up to 40% of the time.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid state-issued driver's license and meet BD's auto safety standards.

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Posted September 25, 2019

Research Reagent Sales Specialist- Flow Cytometry 

BD Biosciences, San Jose, California

 

Job Description Summary

The BDB Research Reagent Sales Specialist (RRS) is responsible to maintain and establish growth of the current Academic, Pharma, Biotech, CRO and Government customer base.

Primary responsibilities also include developing and creating new business opportunities through promoting the reagent portfolio, working strategically with their Instrument Sales Specialist, the Custom Technology Team, Applications Specialists, Service Team and Distribution Representatives. The RRS will actively seek to convert competitive business in assigned territory leading to increased revenues for the company. The RRS reports to the Regional Sales Manager (RSM) and is directly responsible for achieving their territory sales
growth.

 

 

Job Description

Responsibilities: 

 

-Meet weekly with customers, focusing on key accounts and large business opportunities 
-Develop Territorial Business Plan to achieve sales goals 
-Utilize business systems and tools to effectively forecast monthly sales for key accounts and 

overall territory. 
-Manage territory activities through Salesforce.com, including, but not limited to, tracking 
customer interactions, and pricing/quotation requests 
-Develop and maintain adequate short/long term sales pipeline to consistently generate 
profitable revenue. 
-Achieve revenue goals by growing existing customer bases as well as conversions of competitive 
accounts. 
-Work with the Regional Sales Manager to build growth business plans around Strategic 
Accounts. 
-Build team relationships with other BD Biosciences Associates, including Sales, Service, and 
Technical Support to maximize sales revenues and promote customer-focused system solutions 
-Develop and maintain one-on-one relationship with key distributor sales reps within assigned 
areas. 
-Perform other related duties and assignments as required.

 

Qualifications:

 

-A minimum of a Bachelor's degree, preferably in scientific discipline. 
-A minimum of 2 years of experience in sales or other customer-facing position, preferably in the 
Life Sciences marketplace. 
-Hands on laboratory experience is preferred. 

-Must possess and maintain a valid state-issued driver's license and meet BD's auto safety standards.
-Ability to travel a minimum of 50% of time. 


Assets: 

-BS Degree in Biology or other Medical/Life Sciences-related discipline. 
-Familiarity with Life Science Research, Clinical Immunology, Hematology. 
-Previous Flow Cytometry knowledge and experience a plus. 
-Distribution experience a plus. 
-Working knowledge of automated biomedical instrumentation and computer technology. 
-Ability to adapt to changing business environment and continually meet customer needs. 
-Effective meeting, training, and presentation skills. 
-Experience in managing both internal and external budgets and resources, conducting pre-call 

planning, and ability to prioritize and segment accounts. 
-Effective interpersonal skills. 
-Effective written and oral communications skills. 
-Effective organization and planning skills. 
-Effective selling and negotiation skills. 
-Effective decision making/problem solving skills. 
-Effective computer skills, i.e., Outlook, Excel, Word, etc 

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Posted September 9, 2019

 

Flow Cytometry Laboratory Technician

Medical Science & Computing (MSC), Bethesda, Maryland

 

Medical Science & Computing (MSC) is an exciting growth oriented company, dedicated to providing mission critical scientific and technical services to the Federal Government.  We have a distinguished history of supporting the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other government agencies. MSC offers a dynamic and upbeat work environment, excellent benefits and career growth opportunities.

 

We attract the best people in the business with our competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k plan with employer contribution, paid holidays, vacation, Medical and Flexible Spending Accounts, Pre-Tax Transit Assistance and tuition reimbursement. If you enjoy being a part of a high performing, professional service and technology focused organization, please apply today!

 

We are currently searching for a Flow Cytometry Laboratory Technician to provide support to the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  This opportunity is a full-time position with MSC and it is on-site in Bethesda, Maryland.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the daily operations in Imaging, Cell Sorting and Flow Cytometry (ICSFC) core facility.

  • Responsible for daily instrument maintenance and optimization, general laboratory organization and hands-on user support for both flow cytometry data acquisition and analysis and cell sorting.

  • Responsibilities will include but not be limited to: overseeing the daily activities of the Core including providing calibration, maintenance, troubleshooting, and any requested research assistance on all flow cytometry equipment.

  • Provide operator-assisted cell sorting with a BD cell sorter, acquisition and analysis of multi-color FACS samples in flow cytometers.

  • Maintain the inventory of flow cytometry reagents including titrating and aliquoting antibodies and characterizing new reagents; order supplies and assist with the general organization of the ICSFC.

 

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Life Sciences or a related discipline

  • Minimum 3 years of directly related experience. 

  • Research background in flow cytometry including thorough knowledge of the operation and troubleshooting of flow cytometer is required.

  • Experience using specialized analysis software (FlowJo, CellQuest, DiVa as well as Microsoft Office products is required.

  • Familiarity with BD Sorters (FACSAria) and analyzers (LSR-II or Fortessa X-20) is preferred.

 

Please send resume and cover letter highlighting your relevant experience to elisa@mscweb.com

 

Medical Science & Computing is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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Posted August 13, 2019

Associate Director, Flow Cytometry Operations

Champions Oncology, Rockville, Maryland 

 

REPORTING TO:  VP, Scientific Operations

 

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES:  Oversee preclinical and clinical flow cytometry operations for Champions Oncology flow cytometry group.  Provide technical expertise in flow cytometry. Responsible for maintaining high quality flow cytometry data generation and interpretation.  Assist in the development and maintenance of a GxP compliant flow cytometry laboratory to support clinical trial sample analysis.  Manage and develop staff.  Oversee or delegate flow cytometry work, interacting directly with commercial team to ensure protocol adherence, provide status updates and assist with data interpretation and reporting.  Generate novel methods to develop, transfer, and validate appropriate flow cytometry assays.  Schedule staff to allow for work to occur as needed to ensure sample processing within stability timeline requirements.  Ensure quality sample analysis, data QC and reporting within defined timelines in a fast-paced environment.  Work with Business Development to assist in enquiries as needed. 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Technical and general scientific expertise

    • Deep understanding of flow to guide internal teams.

    • Responsible for development of flow cytometry assays that are high in quality, accuracy, and repeatability.

    • Ability to design panels, perform data acquisition and analysis in a fast-paced environment.

    • Ability to transfer developed assays by writing methods and training staff, and by troubleshooting any assays performed in production that develop problems.

    • Assist project leads with analysis of flow cytometry data and interpretation of results including preparation of reports.

    • Responsible for the quality and efficiency of studies performed within the flow cytometry laboratory.

  • Business and operational management:

    • Responsible for managing and mentoring staff.

    • Responsible for scheduling and planning to effectively manage workload.

    • Participates in strategic planning for growth in flow cytometry

  • Regulatory

    • Responsible for regulatory compliance of GxP within flow cytometry analytical operations.

    • Serve as Lab Director for CLIA approved flow cytometry.

    • Maintains CLIA compliance and approval.

    • Responsible for HIPAA compliance

  • Sales and marketing

    • Works directly with business development and Clinical Operations teams.

    • Assist business development by providing input into and review of enquiries and statements of work for large clinical and preclinical contracts.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Flow cytometry experience including panel design, method development, analysis, and interpretation of multicolor flow cytometry in multiple species including mouse and human.

  • Experience with 16+ color flow cytometry. 

  • Experience with flow cytometry analysis software (FACSDiva, FlowJo preferably)

  • Experience in immunology, oncology, and cell biology.  Prior drug development experience helpful.

  • People and operational management experience leading a team of professional staff productively in a team-oriented environment while maintaining a strong sense of integrity and confidentiality.

  • Prior experience with lab oversight, including work scheduling, equipment maintenance, reagent inventory, sample throughput.

  • Prior experience with regulatory analytical laboratory environments, including Quality Assurance, adherence to GxP, SOP writing, method validations, audit responses, and training and compliance.

  • Prior experience with CLIA, CAP proficiency testing and/or NY State Department of Health Clinical Laboratory Evaluation Program

  • Project management of clinical flow cytometry studies.  GANNT charts, periodic update meetings with clients, and general oversight of clinical studies.

  • Creative problem-solving skills and the ability to exercise sound and accurate judgment in making timely decisions.

  • Demonstrated accountability and responsibility for own work.

  • Ability to observe safety and security procedures.

  • Proficiency with teamwork, multitasking, organization, written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to assist with other tasks/duties as needed in a small company environment.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Ph.D. with 4+ years’ experience, M.S. with 7+ years’ experience, or equivalent experience in multicolor flow cytometry

  • Previous experience managing research staff

  • Previous experience in a regulatory flow cytometry operation

  • Prior CRO experience helpful

  • Oncology, immunology, and drug development expertise preferred

  • GLP, GCP, CAP or CLIA experience required

  • Up to 10% travel

 

 

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Posted August 13, 2019

 

Business Development Manager, Flow Cytometry Services

Champions Oncology, Rockville, Maryland 

 

We are looking for a Business Development Manager to generate business for Champions’ clinical trial flow cytometry services in domestic US. The Business Development Manager will work closely with the flow cytometry business development team to present and promote services to potential clients including new accounts.  This will include generation of new business opportunities at new and existing accounts, with the objective of establishing long term, mutually beneficial business partnerships. Successful candidates will be self-starters, but not limited to the following:

• Achieves annual sales plan and sales targets for assigned accounts.

• Engages in deep scientific discussions with clients about pipeline programs and key needs for clinical trial programs.

• Maintains a strong scientific acumen and understands emerging technologies and platforms in flow cytometry.

• Provides general intelligence on key competitors, and the flow cytometry clinical trial market.

• Develops account plans and partnerships with key accounts.

• Develops client call cycle to achieve objectives and sales plan; Follows up on leads.

• Provides general intelligence on key competitors.

• Sells the business unit’s capabilities and differentiation frameworks.

• Sets and manages customer expectations.

• Collaborates with companywide resources to achieve superior customer satisfaction.

• Organizes and hosts client visits.

• Uses CRM to manage internal communication and document territory and client information as required for the business unit.

• Responsible for Opportunity Management and accurate pipeline forecasting.

• Maintains frequent personal contact with clients.

• Leads client presentations.

• Supports an established client base where appropriate.

• Required travel 25%+.

Education/Qualifications

Recommended:

• Advanced Degree in Cellular Biology, Immunology, or related field

• Advanced industry knowledge, specifically in flow cytometry

• Ability to manage difficult client and/or financial situations

• Ability to differentiate Champions from competitors

• Strong working relationship with internal Champions management and site leadership

• Demonstrated ability to acquire and grow client base

Experience Required:

5-10 years Flow Cytometry Experience (sales, research)

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Posted July 12, 2019

Research Technician 

NYU School of Medicine, New York, New York 

 

NYU School of Medicine is one of the nation’s top-ranked medical schools. For 175 years, NYU School of Medicine has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history and enrich the lives of countless people. An integral part of NYU Langone Health, the School of Medicine at its core is committed to improving the human condition through medical education, scientific research, and direct patient care. For more information, go to med.nyu.edu, and interact with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Research Technician.

The NYU Cytometry and Cell Sorting Laboratory is a fee-for-service laboratory operated by NYU Langone Health as a state-of-the-art shared resource for biomedical researchers. Staff members develop and provide their knowledge and expertise to the research community at NYU in a broad variety of cytometry research and applications. They work closely with investigators to define optimal experimental design, perform cytometric experiments as a service, develop and maintain standards for all service procedures and troubleshooting, and provide guidance and service in data management and analysis.
The successful applicant will be trained to become responsible for performing flow cytometric assays in collaboration with NYULH investigators to facilitate their basic science research experimentation, under supervision of the Director. The successful applicant should have a basic familiarity with microscopy, immunofluorescence-based assays, and cell culture.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Will be responsible for daily setup, quality control, maintenance, and operation of cell sorters and analytical cytometers.

  • Interacts with investigators for scheduling, experimental troubleshooting, data interpretation and one-on-one training related to their flow cytometric experiments.

  • Carries out flow cytometric experiments according to established protocols.

  • Reviews results with senior research personnel in the laboratory.

  • Makes buffers and solutions as needed.

  • Orders supplies based on established guidelines and protocols.

  • Executes routine assays and basic experiments based on laboratory protocol.

  • Records results of experiments in laboratory notebooks.

  • Familiarity with microscopy, immunofluorescence-based assays, and cell culture

  • Communications/Relationships with others
    1. Provides guidance, cooperates, communicates and relates well to all levels of NYULH staff.
    2. Listens carefully to others in order to respond appropriately, answer questions or obtain needed information.
    3. Communicates ideas, problems, suggestions, and messages in a timely and effective manner.
    4. Maintains confidentiality of all research information.
    5. Functions efficiently in a fast-paced, multitasking environment.
    6. Possesses excellent interpersonal and communicative skills.
    7. Recognizes core laboratory functions

  • Judgment/Decision-Making
    1. Is able to recognize problems as they occur; and through the application of appropriate
    policy/procedure, determine and/or recommends the appropriate solution.
    2. Seeks guidance as necessary for the performance of duties asks appropriate questions
    when in doubt and utilizes reference sources/materials to endure accuracy.
    3. Advises appropriate personnel of situations/problems requiring intervention or follow-up
    attention.

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Life Sciences or a related field with one year of experience. Advanced (beyond basic lab training will be accepted in lieu of experience as assessed by the hiring Principal Investigator). Effective oral and written communication skills required.


Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelors of Science Degree in Biomedical Sciences or related field, and familiarity with flow
cytometry. Experience with standard computer productivity software such as Excel, PowerPoint
and Microsoft Outlook.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU School of Medicine provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you’ll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU School of Medicine is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.

 

 

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Posted July 12, 2019

Medical Technologist- Hematology

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, New Jersey

 

Schedule: Full Time- Day shift

Hours: 7:30 am to 4:00 pm

Job details: BS in Medical Technology required. ASCP or NCA certification preferred. Experience in Hematology required. Flow cytometry experience preferred.

Send your resume to   mona.osman@rwjbh.org or apply online

 

 

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Posted June 25, 2019

Cell Sorter Operator position: Sr. Research Assistant

The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Manhassett, New York

 

The Feinstein Institute is seeking an energetic individual to join a fast paced, busy core facility as its cell sorter operator. We have two BD FACS Aria cell sorters  as well as two other BD analyzers and an Amnis Imagestream MK II image analysis cytometer.

 

The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research is the home of research at Northwell Health. In conjunction with our partners in government, academia, industry and philanthropy, we strive to advance knowledge and make innovative therapies a reality. Our researchers work to transform the treatment of conditions like lupus, arthritis, sepsis, cancer, psychiatric illness and Alzheimer’s disease. As the global headquarters of bioelectronic medicine, we're exploring ways to raise the standard of medical innovation and are using electronic medical devices to signal the body to heal itself.

 

Responsible for the routine care, maintenance, and operation of  two BD FACS Aria cell sorters,  as well as the BD LSR Fortessa,  the BD LSR II, and the Amnis Imagestream MK II Cell Imaging Analyzer. (training will be provided on the Amnis as needed)

 

keeps track of  consumables stock and ordering supplies when necessary.

 

Ensures facility users are utilizing the facility in such a way that promotes equal

access  by all facility users to all instrumentation.

 

Aids in cost recovery by maintaining a high degree of vigilance over the facility’s calendar reservation system.

 

Intermediate to high degree of competency with FlowJo, BD FACS Diva, as well as MS Excel, Word, and Power Point.

 

Comfortable with general computing tasks such as data transfers, backups, and CPU maintenance as necessary to maintain Windows OS based PC’s.

 

Must be flexible to work a late schedule (to 7:00 PM - days TBD)

 

Must be able to independently setup, and analyze multicolor immunofluorescence experiments with a wide range of tissue. 

 

At least 5 years experience in a flow cytometry core facility setting is preferred, B.S. in Biological Sciences required minimum education.

 

At least 2 years experience independently operating cell sorters; BD FACS Aria systems  preferred.

 

 

Contact Chris Colon directly  at ccolon1@northwell.edu to inquire about this position. Please attach your CV to the email. Only individuals seeking this particular opportunity may apply. No  agencies, please!

 

 

It is the policy of Northwell Health to provide equal employment opportunity and treat all employees equally regardless of age, race, creed/religion, color, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, sex/gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, generic information or genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status, partnership status, victim of domestic violence, or other characteristics protected by applicable law. Northwell Health leaders, including the CEO, are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.

 

 

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Posted June 21, 2019

 

Flow Cytometry Specialist-Hematological Malignancies Program

Weill Cornell Medicine, Manhattan, New York

This role supports flow cytometry-based basic and translational research for the Heme

Malignancy Program. The primary responsibilities include operation of florescence activated cell

sorting (FACS) and analyzer instruments, maintenance of flow cytometry equipment, quality

control procedures, sample and process tracking, working closely with research scientists and

assisting in the training of new users. This role independently performs a full range of complex

assignments and projects that involve intensive application of knowledge of flow cytometry in the

fields of immunology and cancer biology.

 

Job Responsibilities

• Calibrates, maintains and conducts quality control procedures of major fluidic and Optical

systems of the flow cytometer, including scheduling, troubleshooting maintenance of one

5-laser Aria BSL2 sorter and Cytek Aurora analyzer.

• Responsible for daily instrument calibration, modifications and adjustment of instrument

parameters; identifies control samples, according to experimental requirements.

• Ensures protocols are clearly understood and sorting is carried out exactly as requested.

Maintains close communication with principal investigators during sorting phase of

experiments and contacts researchers with any questions or issues.

• Maintains reagents and supply inventory.

• Records quality assessment metrics for flow cytometry results. Reports and documents

deviations from standard operating protocols.

• Schedules use of cell sorting and analyzer equipment to ensure maximum availability.

• Responsible for establishing and maintaining record keeping systems of instrument

parameters, computer data backups and instrument usage.

• Reviews current flow cytometry literature for improved methodologies and quality control

procedures.

• Provides additional technical support and troubleshoots instrument or computer problems

as they arise.

 

Education

 

Bachelor's Degree in related field

 

Experience

 

A minimum of 2 years experience with experimental design and experimental execution with

multi-color flow cytometric technology.

 

• Flow Cytometry Analyzer experience is required (ie 4-5 laser Fortessa or LSR

equivalent).

• Experience in the operation of multiparameter cell sorters is highly desirable, but not

required. Sorter training will be provided.

• Knowledge of BD DIVA software and hardware is required.

• Knowledge of biology and scientific approach in order to perform the full range of duties

related to experimental protocol and the use of the cytometer to design experiments for

original research.

• Technical knowledge of aerosol containment and biosafety control procedures associated

with flow sorting is preferred.

• Experience writing laboratory SOPs and technical instructions is preferred.

• Skilled in developing new applications for the cell sorter and participation in the design of

experiments.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 

• Excellent written and verbal communications skills, experience communicating with peers

and management of a scientific nature.

• Highly organized and self-motivated.

 

Competencies

 

• Possesses the ability to facilitate the flow of information through effective written and oral

communication.

• Approaches our job knowing that there are internal and external customers whose expectations

we strive to exceed.

• Possesses excellent work-related skills and the ability to apply them, while continually seeking

ways to improve.

• Maintains a team-oriented approach, and possesses the ability to cultivate positive and collegial

workplace relationships.

• Understands the need to be responsible for our own outcomes, and takes pride in delivering the

best possible work product.

• Demonstrates integrity and ethics at all times.

• Appreciates and understands the connection between individual goals, departmental goals and

the organizational mission.

• Maintains a flexible and forward thinking approach to the way work is done.

 

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Juliet Philips jup2017@med.cornell.edu.

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Posted May 6, 2019

 

Scientist

Morgan & Mendel Genomics, Bronx, New York

 

Description

Morgan and Mendel Genomics Inc has an immediate opening for a scientist to work on the development of flow variant assays for prediction of cancer risks. 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Process biological specimens for acquisition of flow cytometry data.

  • Perform preliminary data analysis and report results.

  • Report results to company's senior scientists.

  • Provide the calibration, maintenance, troubleshooting a flow cytometry equipment (Canto II).

  • Provide operator-assisted acquisition and analysis of multi-color samples.

  • Maintain inventory of cytometry reagents including titrating and aliquoting antibodies and characterizing new reagents.

Requirements

  • B.S. degree in the Biological sciences with proficient knowledge of flow cytometry.

  • At least three years of experience with Flow Cytometry. Familiarity with Canto II is preferred.

  • Experience using specialized analysis software (FlowJo and DiVa) is a plus.

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple projects to completion.

  • Demonstrated ability to be a positive team player.

  • Proficiency on Macintosh and PC computers.

  • Excellent personal communication skills for both individual and group settings. 

  • Demonstrate patience and a willingness to help others.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction

  • Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required)

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

 

Location

 

1200 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461

adjacent to campus for Einstein College of Medicine.

 

Our Culture

Morgan and Mendel Genomics is biotechnology start-up, with govenment and private, funded business opportunities. We are committed to excellence in precision medicine using post-genomic technologies. Morgan and Mendel Genomics, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

Morgan and Mendel Genomics is firmly committed to ensuring a safe, healthy, productive and efficient work environment for our employees, partners and customers. As part of that commitment, Morgan and Mendel Genomics conducts pre-employment verifications and drug screenings.

Contact

Please send email letter and resume to:

Andrew Paul, CEO, apaul@morganandmendel.com

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