Job Postings

To post a job on our site, please email metroflowsc@gmail.com

Attach the posting as a Word document and be sure to include instructions on how a candidate should apply.

There is no fee for posting, as this is a complimentary service that we provide to the Cytometry community.

====================================================================

Posted August 3, 2021

Flow Cytometry Specialist

NYU Cytometry and Cell Sorting Laboratory

New York, NY

We have a flow cytometry specialist position available in the NYU Cytometry and Cell Sorting Laboratory.

 

The CCSL is a very busy core laboratory with diverse instrumentation, serving many hundreds of investigators:

https://med.nyu.edu/research/scientific-cores-shared-resources/cytometry-cell-sorting-laboratory

 

Responsibilities of this position include daily operation of flow cytometers, interaction with investigators for designing and scheduling experiments, troubleshooting of experiments and instruments, and quality control. Opportunities to contribute to the educational offerings of the core will also be available. This position reports to the lab director.

 

Applicants should have interest in advancing their flow cytometry career by working in a very busy flow cytometry laboratory, should have excellent communication skills, and should be able to work independently while under the supervision of the lab director.   A BS or comparable experience, as well as experience operating flow cytometers is preferred

 

This full-time position in Manhattan is available immediately.

 

If you have experience in flow cytometry and would like to be considered for this position, please forward your letter of interest plus your CV or resume to:

Peter.Lopez@nyulangone.org

====================================================================

Research Assistant - Flow Cytometry

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Immune Monitoring Facility

New York, NY

  • Job Summary

Perform out a variety of laboratory procedures in support of immune monitoring of cancer immunotherapy trials, mainly focused on developing and validating multicolor flow cytometry assays, clinical sample testing with validated flow assays, and clinical sample processing (PBMC isolation from whole blood). Experience with high dimensional flow analysis using data reduction tools would be valuable. Experience with other types of immunology assays (ELISA, multiplex immunoassays) would be a plus but not required.

 

  • Job Description

We are currently searching for a Research Assistant to support the Immune Monitoring Core Facility in the Ludwig Center for Cancer Immunotherapy at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.  Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Developing and performing multiparameter flow cytometry assays on the BD LSR Fortessa X-20 and/or FACSymphony X-50 (surface and intracellular staining methods plus high dimensional flow data analysis) in support of immune monitoring of cancer clinical trials single; may also be involved in multiplex immunoassays for soluble protein biomarkers or serological assays to measure antibody responses by ELISA or protein microarrays

  • Supporting clinical sample processing including PBMC isolation/cryopreservation from whole blood, extraction of TILs from tumor tissue, and assistance in the accurate maintenance of clinical sample inventories for proper sample tracking.  

  • Researching scientific literature for methods and procedures that may be considered for application or modification to current procedures; optimizing/troubleshooting methodologies where appropriate; ordering and maintaining laboratory supplies as needed for experiments.

  • Drafting and strictly adhering to laboratory standard operating procedures for assays and routine methodologies; carrying out assay validation experiments; drafting technical reports; maintaining accurate, daily records of experiments, patient sample information, material/reagent lots, and results in laboratory notebooks.

  • Analyzing data and creating graphs using appropriate software (e.g., FlowJo, Prism) and data visualization tools; writing reports of results and methods used; interpreting and discussing results of each experiment with supervisor as part of the planning process for subsequent studies; presenting data at regular lab meetings.

  • Routine maintenance and operation of a variety of laboratory instruments used to perform sample analyses which may include, but are not limited to: multicolor flow cytometers, ELISA readers, multiplex immunoassay analyzers, cell counting instruments.

  • Following proper safety recommendations and handling procedures for different biological and chemical materials in regular use in the laboratory.

  • Training other laboratory personnel as needed in the use of sophisticated laboratory equipment and in the performance of specialized procedures or techniques.

  • Performing all other duties as assigned.

 

Please send resume to: Dr. Phillip Wong (wongp@mskcc.org)

====================================================================

Posted June 1, 2021

Associate Scientist - Flow Cytometry

Lake Success

New York, NY

Objectives

Scientists are the key scientific points of contact for clients in Flow cytometry specialty testing.

Scientists are involved in the development and validation of new assays, and clinical data review for various clinical trials.  Flow Scientists are also SME (Subject matter experts) for internal stake holders, including educating and advising Cerba Research’s commercial development.

 

Tasks and Responsibilities

Be the main scientific consultant with clients:

·       Interact with clients over email, teleconference (TC) and/or face-to-face meetings, as directed by the supervisor.

·       Support the sales team as expert consultant for clients during client visits and/or via TC.

·       Provide updates to the client during assay development and validation, e.g. by having regular TC to discuss progress.

·       Provide updates as needed to the client while the validated assay is in production (clinical sample testing).

Be the pivotal point of contact between the client, Cerba Research, and Cerba Research’s division/subcontractor laboratories:

In close collaboration with the laboratory, be a driving force in the design, experimental set-up and validation of these assays.  

Provide internal support (as to Contracts and Proposals, Project Management, Data Management) for the implementation of these assays.

Author/co-author validation plans, validation reports, working instructions and SOPs.

Review patient data for appropriate trials.

Be the internal expert for Flow cytometry related topics:

Maintain personal scientific and technical expertise in the selected areas through practice and education.

Maintain personal knowledge on the therapeutic areas of assays validated at Cerba Research.

Identify new methodologies and innovative technologies of relevance for expansion of flow cytometry services.

Be an active member of the Scientific Affairs team. Provide scientific training to internal staff and provide scientific material that will be used by the Sales team.

 

Be a driver for growth:

Internally, identify possible areas of improvement, at all levels, in how we work with partner laboratories, also according to partners’ needs and ensuring best alignment.

Externally, collaborate with the rest of the Scientific Affairs team and other teams to identify and produce scientific and technical material that will be used to build capabilities awareness by our potential sponsors.

Required

-   PhD degree in Immunology or oncology or related field of study.

-   2- 5 years of experience in Flow cytometry.

-   Experience in using Flow cytometry analysis software, such as FCS Express and/or FlowJo.

-   Understanding of Quality Control / Quality Assurance (ISO 15189, CAP/CLIA, GLP etc.) is a plus.

 

 

Contact:

Nithianandan Selliah, PhD.

Global Head of Flow cytometry

Cerba Research

Lake Success, NY

nselliah@cerbaresearch.com

====================================================================

Posted June 1, 2021

Associate Scientist - Flow Cytometry

Lake Success

New York, NY

 

Objectives

Associate Scientist is a key scientific position to support Flow cytometry division in data analysis, data review and data reporting to the clients.  Associate Scientist is critical in identifying data abnormalities and troubleshooting with the help of Flow cytometry Scientists.  Associate Scientist will have a critical role in reporting quality data to our clients.

 

Tasks and Responsibilities

Be the main contact for internal divisions who monitor quality data reporting:

  • Associate Scientist will work with Flow Scientists globally to coordinate data analysis, review and reporting for multiple clinical trials

  • Provide updates to the Project management (PM) team of data reporting within turn-around-time (TAT).

  • Provide support to the Flow Scientist team for other necessary tasks which need immediate attention.

  • Communicate with testing labs (globally, or as instructed) on a timely manner to ensure the data is in good quality and minimize the loss of patient data.

Be flexible in performing various tasks to support Flow cytometry teams globally.

Review patient data as requested by the supervisor.

Maintain personal scientific and technical expertise in the selected areas through practice and education.

Identify new methodologies and innovative technologies of relevance for expansion of flow cytometry services.

Provide scientific training to internal staff as needed.

 

Required

  • BSc degree in Biology or related field of study, and at least 2 years of experience working with Flow cytometry.

  • MSc degree in Biology or related field of study and have 0-2 years of experience in Flow cytometry (education or work experience).

  • Experience in using Flow cytometry software, such as FACS Diva, FCS Express and/or FlowJo.

 

 

 

Contact:

Nithianandan Selliah, PhD.

Global Head of Flow cytometry

Cerba Research

Lake Success, NY

nselliah@cerbaresearch.com

====================================================================

Posted April 23, 2021

Flow Cytometry Specialist

Columbia University

New York, NY

 

The Columbia Center for Translational Immunology (CCTI) at Columbia University Irving Medical Center is a multi-departmental, multidisciplinary research center aimed at optimizing translation of advances in basic immunology from the laboratory to the clinic, understanding immunological diseases and events in humans and optimizing transfer of information and methodologies to achieve synergy between different disciplines of applied immunology.  The CCTI Flow Cytometry Core provides training and access to state-of-the-art flow cytometry instruments for biomedical investigators. The Core operates at two sites (CCTI and Cancer Center) and is equipped with 5 analyzers (LSRII, Fortessa, CantoII) and 4 cell sorters (Influx and AriaII). It also operates an Aurora spectral flow cytometer.

 

The Flow Cytometry Core is recruiting a flow cytometry operator at the level of Staff Associate. Responsibilities include: perform routine cell sorting for user; maintenance, quality control and trouble shooting of analyzers; ensure compliance with safety and regulatory requirements, provide scientific advice on experimental planning and troubleshooting; performs additional related duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires a master’s degree in biology or related subject and at least one year of laboratory experience, or a bachelor's degree in biology or related subject and at least 4 years of related experience or equivalent in education, training and experience. The candidate selected for this position is required to undergo a drug screening test prior to a final offer of employment being made.

 

Additional Qualifications:

The desired candidate must be detail-oriented; possess excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills. Must be able to multi-task, maintain confidentiality, think creatively, work well as part of a team, and work well under pressure.

Experience with flow cytometry required. Experience with BD instruments and software (Diva) highly desirable. Knowledge and bench experience in the field of immunology, stem cells and/or hematology desirable.

 

To apply:

Please send cover letter, CV and list of references by email to the Core Director, Dr. Remi Creusot at: rjc2150@columbia.edu

====================================================================

Posted April 23,2021

R&D Associate, Flow Cytometry

Regeneron

Tarrytown NY

Regeneron's Research Flow Cytometry Core (RFCC) seeks a highly motivated Flow Cytometry Associate looking to expand their cytometry knowledge and skill set. The RFCC provides cell sorting, data analysis, instrument training, and maintenance services to all of Regeneron’s research departments.

In this exciting role, you will perform sorting experiments for the research staff and maintain various analytical instruments located across Regeneron’s campus.

Career advancement opportunities are available for those who rise to the occasion in this fast-paced working environment.

 

A Typical Day in the Role Might Look Like:

  • Operate and maintain the following cell sorters: BD FACSymphony S6, BD FACSFusion, Beckman MoFlo XDP, and Sony MA900.

  • Provide maintenance for the following flow cytometry analyzers: Attune NxT, FACSCanto II, LSRFortessa X-20, FACSymphony A3 and A5, Aurora, CytoFLEX and CytoFLEX LX, IntelliCyt PLUS and iQue3 Screeners, Stratedigm S1000EON, and ImageStreamX MkII imaging cytometer.

  •  Coordinate schedules for cell sorting equipment and maintain adequate inventory of flow cytometry supplies and reagents.

  • Assist with panel design, assay development, and data analysis troubleshooting (FCS Express/FlowJo).

  • Train users on the operation of the aforementioned flow cytometers.

 

This Role Might Be For You If:

  • You are able to critically analyze and troubleshoot scientific problems.

  • You have good scientific initiative and ability to multi-task, prioritize work and balance multiple projects.

  • You can work independently but also within a collaborative team environment and have flexibility to work on changing priorities.

 

This role requires 1-2 years of flow cytometry experience. Knowledge of flow cytometry principles and basic flow cytometry experience is preferred. Sorting experience is desired but not required as the selected candidate will receive on-site training. Analytical problem-solving experience is preferred. The ability to work alone and in a team environment will help you be successful in this role. Must possess strong interpersonal skills. Must be flexible and willing to perform flow cytometric duties that expedite and support scientific staff's flow cytometric goals and objectives. Helpful experiences include cell sorting, tissue culture, cytometry staining, assay development, and data analysis.

 

Does this sound like you? Apply now to take your first steps toward living the Regeneron Way! We have an inclusive and diverse culture that provides amazing benefits including health and wellness programs, fitness centers and stock for employees at all levels!

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief (or lack thereof), sex, nationality, national or ethnic origin, civil status, age, citizenship status, membership of the Traveler community, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, familial status, marital or registered civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity status, gender identity, gender reassignment, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process. Please contact us to discuss any accommodations you think you may need.

 

Follow the below link to apply.

 

https://careers.regeneron.com/job/24378BR/R-D-Associate-Flow-Cytometry

====================================================================

Posted April 23,2021

R&D Specialist, Flow Cytometry

Regeneron

Tarrytown NY

Regeneron's Research Flow Cytometry Core (RFCC) seeks a highly motivated Flow Cytometry Specialist looking to apply and expand their cytometry knowledge and skill set. The RFCC provides cell sorting, data analysis, instrument training, and maintenance services to all of Regeneron’s research departments.

In this exciting role, you will perform sorting experiments for the research staff and maintain various analytical instruments located across Regeneron’s campus.

A Typical Day in The Role of Flow Cytometry Specialist Might Look Like:

  • Operate and maintain the following cell sorters: BD FACSymphony S6, BD FACSFusion, Beckman MoFlo XDP, and Sony MA900.

  • Provide maintenance for the following flow cytometry analyzers: Attune NxT, FACSCanto II, LSRFortessa X-20, FACSymphony A3 and A5, Aurora, CytoFLEX and CytoFLEX LX, IntelliCyt PLUS and iQue3 Screeners, Stratedigm S1000EON, and ImageStreamX MkII imaging cytometer.

  • Coordinate schedules for cell sorting equipment and maintain adequate inventory of flow cytometry supplies and reagents.

  • Assist with panel design, assay development, data analysis troubleshooting (FCS Express/FlowJo), and panel optimization.

  • Train users on the operation of the aforementioned flow cytometers.

This Role Might Be For You If:

  • You are able to critically analyze and troubleshoot scientific problems.

  • You have good scientific initiative and ability to multi-task, prioritize work and balance multiple projects.

  • You can work independently but also within a collaborative team environment and have flexibility to work on changing priorities.

 

This role requires 3-8+ years of flow cytometry/sorting experience. Knowledge of cell sorting principles and basic flow cytometry experience is preferred. Analytical problem-solving experience and the ability to work alone and in a team environment is a plus. Must possess strong interpersonal skills. Must be flexible and willing to perform flow cytometric duties that expedite and support scientific staff's flow cytometric goals and objectives. Must be able to thoroughly design and troubleshoot large (20-35) cytometry panels. Ideal experiences include cell sorting, tissue culture, cytometry staining, assay development, and data analysis.

Does this sound like you? Apply now to take your first steps toward living the Regeneron Way! We have an inclusive and diverse culture that provides amazing benefits including health and wellness programs, fitness centers and stock for employees at all levels!

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief (or lack thereof), sex, nationality, national or ethnic origin, civil status, age, citizenship status, membership of the Traveler community, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, familial status, marital or registered civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity status, gender identity, gender reassignment, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process. Please contact us to discuss any accommodations you think you may need.

 

Follow the below link to apply.

 

https://careers.regeneron.com/job/24379BR/R-D-Specialist-Flow-Cytometry

====================================================================

Posted April 14,2021

Quality Control Scientist Cell Therapy Flow Cytometry

Bristol Myers Squibb

Summit West - NJ - US

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision – transforming patients’ lives through science. In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease – and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry – each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

 

Purpose and Scope of Position

 

This is a Sunday - Wednesday AM shift (8:00am-6:00pm).

 

The QC Scientist is responsible for supporting Quality Control bioanalytical testing for the release of clinical and commercial products.  This includes the ability to interface with multiple groups, the ability to independently perform tasks, interpret results, and troubleshoot.  Additionally, when needed, this position will be able to assist with training and assay transfer. 

 

Required Competencies: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Advanced hands-on experience with various analytical techniques primarily flow cytometry, PCR, ELISA, Western Blot, and scientific knowledge in the characterization and transfer of pharmaceutical products.

  • Advanced ability to accurately and completely understand, follow, interpret and apply Global Regulatory and cGMP requirements.

  • Advanced technical writing skills.

  • Advanced problem-solving ability/mentality, technically adept and logical.

  • Ability to represent the interests of the group on cross-functional teams.

  • Ability to work independently in a high-paced team environment, meet deadlines, and prioritize work from multiple projects.

  • Ability to work with management locally and globally.

  • Advanced ability to communicate effectively with peers, department management and cross-functional peers.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

Perform testing of the in-process, final product, and stability samples

  • Utilize scientific principles to assist in analytical testing methods and the proper use of laboratory equipment.

  • Capable of handling complex issues and solving problems with only general guidance.

  • Prepare and present continuous improvement projects to management.

  • Comprehensive understanding of regulatory guidelines and can independently develop, write and execute methods, protocols, reports and other related documents.

  • Complete all work in a timely manner.

 

Perform peer review of testing data.

  •  Review all data in accordance with applicable procedures and cGMP requirements.

  •  Apply technical knowledge and abilities to ensure all testing is performed in a compliant manner.

  • Complete all reviews in accordance with required release timelines.

  • Communicate effectively with peers, and demonstrate teamwork, with regards to results of review and corrections required.

 

Train new analysts to general job duties.

  • Complete necessary training to become a qualified trainer.

  • Perform training effectively.

  • Document training per procedural and cGMP requirements.

 

Support document revision, project, CAPA, and investigation/deviation tasks.

  • Perform assigned tasks within a CAPA, deviation, or project

  • Participate in complex projects and continuous improvement efforts.

  • Draft and review technical documents, such as SOPs and protocols/reports.

  • Communicate effectively with management regarding task completion, roadblocks, and needs.

  • Demonstrate initiative, courage, and continuous improvement throughout investigation/corrective action lifecycles.

 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Science.

  • Advanced Degree preferred.

  • 5+ years of relevant analytical testing or QC experience or equivalent combination of education and experience, preferably in a regulated environment.

  • Demonstrated experience working with polychromatic flow cytometry panels and flow cytometry data analysis.

 

Working Conditions

  • The incumbent should be able to distinguish colors and possess correctable vision to 20/20, annual eye exam is required.

  • The incumbent must analyze numerical values on a daily basis.

  • The incumbent will be working a laboratory setting up to six (6) hours per day.

  • The incumbent will be working around biohazardous materials, including chemical agents up to six (6) hours per day.

 

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. The primary duties and responsibilities are intended to describe those functions that are essential to the performance of this job.

 

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. There are other duties and responsibilities that are considered incidental or secondary to the overall purpose of this job. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management.

 

BMSCART

 

 

Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

 

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives. 


Our company is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an approval of accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, or any part of the recruitment process direct your inquiries to adastaffingsupport@bms.com. Visit careers.bms.com/eeo-accessibility to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

Apply

====================================================================

Posted April 14,2021

Sr Supervisor QC Flow Cytometry

Bristol Myers Squibb

Summit West - NJ - US

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision – transforming patients’ lives through science. In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease – and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry – each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

 

 

This is a Wed-Sat AM shift

 

Purpose and Scope of Position:

The Sr Supervisor, QC Flow Cytometry is responsible for all operational aspects of the QC Flow Cytometry department at the CAR T manufacturing facility during clinical and commercial phases. This department is responsible for Flow Cytometry based testing of in-process samples, final drug product testing, stability testing, Validation and requalification support, critical reagent testing and qualification, training and other critical support as needed. The Sr. Supervisor, QC Flow is responsible for continuously maintaining the GMP status of the QC Laboratory, applying and ensuring staff complies to EHS rules and safe work practices per applicable procedures, while still hand-on testing as needed. This is a Wed-Sat shift.

 

Required Competencies: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Extensive experience with flow cytometry and cell imaging, including flow related technologies related to analysis

  • Advanced knowledge of cGMP, ISO, FDA, MHRA, PMDA, USP, PDA, JP, and EP regulations and guidelines as related to the manufacture of cell therapy products.

  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills with the ability to tailor style for a wide variety of audiences 

  • Ability to collaborate cross functionally to drive operational and quality excellence.

  • Advanced organizational and time management skills.

  • Demonstrated critical reasoning, problem solving, troubleshooting, investigation, and decision-making skills.

  • Advanced teamwork and facilitation skills.

  • Advanced mentoring and coaching, influencing, negotiating, and personal interaction skills.

  • Requires strategic thinking and ability to work independently.

  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills, including establishing strategic direction and goals, and guiding execution while fostering a team-based environment.

  • Advanced knowledge of Quality Systems including SOPs, Change Controls, Deviations, CAPAs, and Risk Assessments.

  • Ability to interpret and author general, technical, and complex business documents.

  • Advanced knowledge and implementation of data integrity principles.

  • Ability to represent the department in regulatory inspections.

  • Requires strong qualitative training skills: responsiveness, enthusiasm, humor, sincerity, honesty, flexibility, and tolerance.

  • Proficiency in MS Office applications.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Manages all activities related to the QC Flow department including:

  • GMP release of in-process and drug product testing results.

  • Documentation of GMP release activities.

  • Method development and validation.

  • Oversight and qualification of contract testing laboratories.

 

Manages and develops direct reports including:

  • Management and scheduling of personnel within the department to meet manufacturing and laboratory schedules and needs.

  • Ensuring employees are properly trained and qualified to perform their assigned tasks, providing performance evaluations, and supporting career development of direct reports.

  • Performs other tasks as assigned.

 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelors’ degree required, preferably in Chemistry, Microbiology, or related science.

  • Advanced degree preferred.

  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience required.

  • 1-3 years of people management preferred.

 

Working Conditions:

  • The incumbent will be required to work in office and laboratory environments.

·      The incumbent may be required to gown for entry into the Aseptic Core and other supporting areas on an as-needed basis.

·      The incumbent (or designee) will be expected to be on call to support manufacturing issues involving sampling and/or test excursions or questions during shift operations.

·      Occasional travel may be required.

 

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position.  The primary duties and responsibilities are intended to describe those functions that are essential to the performance of this job.

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.  There are other duties and responsibilities that are considered incidental or secondary to the overall purpose of this job.  Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management.

 

 

BMSCART

 

Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

 

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives. 


Our company is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an approval of accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, or any part of the recruitment process direct your inquiries to adastaffingsupport@bms.com. Visit careers.bms.com/eeo-accessibility to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

Apply

====================================================================

Posted March 22,2021

Flow Cytometrist

The Flow Cytometry Core Facility at EMBL

Heidelberg, Germany

Staff Category: Staff Member
Contract Duration: 3 years (renewable)
Grading: 4, 5 or 6; depending on qualifications and experience
Closing Date: 09/04/2021
Reference Number: HD01944

The Flow Cytometry Core Facility at EMBL is looking for an enthusiastic master or Ph.D. holder with a strong background in Flow Cytometry and Data Analysis. As a core facility, we provided key services to multiple research groups at EMBL Heidelberg and external users from our member-states. The facility supports scientific projects ranging from cell biology, stem cell biology, advanced genome biology, immunology, microbiology and developmental biology. The facility is equipped with high-end cell sorters and analyzers from BD Biosciences, Beckman Coulter, and Cytek and provides access to single-cell sequencing technology in cooperation with EMBL's Genomics core facility.

Your role

As our successful candidate, you will join a small, international team with a primary focus on hands-on user support on: experimental design, flow cytometry analysis, cell sorting and data analysis. The secondary focus will be to support the team in the daily instrument set-up and maintenance.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide scientific and technical expertise for the design and execution of flow cytometry experiments

  • Support users at the facility when performing analyses and cell sorting

  • Support users with their data analysis questions

  • Participate in training activities within the internal and external EMBL training programme

  • Prepare protocols and standard operating procedures (SOPs) for routine applications

  • Perform all necessary daily maintenance routines

  • Organize and manage the general laboratory, including timely purchases and stocking of supplies

 

You have

A good background in flow cytometry and data analysis with a minimum of 3 years of hands-on experience is a prerequisite for this position. The operation of cell sorters and the maintenance of flow cytometry equipment can be learned at the facility.

Minimum requirements:

  • Education: Master or Ph.D. in Immunology, Developmental Biology, Molecular Biology or related subject area

  • Relevant experience including hands-on, in-depth experience in flow cytometry and cell-based assays

  • Excellent knowledge of English – oral and written

  • Good knowledge of data analysis using either FlowJo or FCSExpress at a level that allows for user support and training

  • Good knowledge of either DiVa, Summit, or FACSChorus at a level that allows training of new users

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced team environment and quickly acquire new technical skills and knowledge

  • Demonstrated ability to interact with researchers holding diverse scientific backgrounds

  • Very good communication skills along with strong service oriented attitude

 

You might also have

  • Hands-on experience with cell sorting and single-cell technologies

  • Advanced experience in multi-parametric data analysis, including: dimensionality reduction and automatic clustering tools

 

Why join us

The position provides a great chance to grow deep technical knowledge and learn how core facilities offer outstanding scientists the best possible service. EMBL's core facilities are actively cooperating on a level that allows learning skills across platforms. Our team is small and extremely supportive and thrives on collegial appreciation.

EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organization with a very collegial and family-friendly working environment. The remuneration package comprises a competitive salary, a comprehensive pension scheme, medical, educational and other social benefits, as well as financial support for relocation and installation, including your family and the availability of an excellent child care facility on campus.

What else you need to know

We are Europe's flagship research laboratory for the life sciences -an intergovernmental organization performing scientific research in disciplines including molecular biology, physics, chemistry and computer science. We are an international, innovative and interdisciplinary laboratory with more than 1700 employees from many nations, operating across six sites, in Heidelberg (HQ), Barcelona, Hinxton near Cambridge, Hamburg, Grenoble and Rome.

Our mission is to offer vital services in training scientists, students and visitors at all levels; to develop new instruments and methods in the life sciences and actively engage in technology transfer activities, and to integrate European life science research.


Please apply online through: www.embl.org/jobs
 

====================================================================

Posted February 25,2021

Technical Applications Specialist

De Novo Software

Location, see below

De Novo Software is looking for a motivated individual to join our team as a Technical Applications Specialist.

Our company is growing rapidly and offers a dynamic work environment and cutting-edge technology.  The successful candidate will be located close to an area with a high concentration of flow cytometry activity (labs, companies etc).

Job Duties:

  • Technical support via phone, email and remote access

  • One-on-one Training

  • Writing technical documentation, tutorials, manuals, and web site content

  • Representing De Novo Software at trade shows

  • Scheduling presentations and demonstrating software at Flow Cytometry Core labs in universities and companies

  • Obtaining customer feedback

  • Suggesting new features and improvements to software

  • The position will involve approximately 50% travel (predominately in the USA but also worldwide).

Required Experience:

  • 5 years experience in analyzing flow cytometry data, preferably with many different data analysis software packages

  • Extensive general computer experience with common MS Windows applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

  • Excellent English, interpersonal, presentation, communication, and software skills.

  • Must have valid passport and drivers license

  • Able to provide pre and post installation application support.

  • Able to interact with sales, sales support, customers, scientists.

  • Self-motivated, high energy, deadline and goal-oriented individual.

Preferred Experience:

  • Previous technical application specialist or sales experience

  • Use of specialized flow cytometry techniques: cell cycle, proliferation, calcium flux analysis

  • Use of a non-flow cytometry data analysis tools

  • Experience with imaging cytometry (Amnis, Cellomics, etc.)

  • Masters or PhD

  • Background in imaging applications.

 

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Please send your resume, or any questions, to jobs@denovosoftware.com.

====================================================================

Posted February 23,2021

Quality Control Associate III

Bristol Myers Squibb

Bothell, Washington / Summit, New Jersey

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision - transforming patients' lives through science. In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease - and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry - each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

 

We have multiple openings within Flow Cytometry. This is a sample of one of our openings. Please send resumes to aaron.rinehart@bms.com.

 

This is a Wed- Sat PM Shift - 1:30p - midnight

 

PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION:

The primary focus of the Quality Control Associate III role will be to support product lot release and in-process testing within a cGMP environment. Additionally, this role will provide technical support and troubleshooting for the support of lot release, in-process, and stability testing.

 

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:  Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Education:

  • BS in a scientific discipline.

 

Experience

  • 6+ years of analytical QC testing within a regulated environment, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience working in a regulated (GxP) environment and familiarity with flow cytometry preferred.

  • Demonstrated success working in a high-performing, business results-driven environment.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to work in a high paced team environment, meet deadlines, and prioritize work from multiple projects without supervision.

  • Strong analytical and communication skills.

  • Computer proficiency as well as strong scientific and organizational skills.

  • Experience working in a GMP environment.

  • Demonstrated success working in a high-performing, business results-driven environment.

  • Strong analytical and communication skills as well as sound judgment, with the ability to work effectively with others.

  • Ability to maintain flexible intellect and adjust to a dynamic work environment.

  • Detail-oriented with strong time-management skills.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform or support cGMP lot release, in-process, and stability testing using flow cytometry.

  • Ensure timely completion of testing and tasks as assigned.

  • Perform assay and form review.

  • Lead assay transfer and method validation of by representing site QC in cross-site validation protocols and providing data to support final reports.

  • Participate in cross-functional training.

  • Author and revise test methods, SOPs, raw material specification, and/or sample plans as appropriate.

  • Identify and facilitate continuous improvements.

  • Execute technical transfer and validation protocols for QC assays.

  • Maintain instrumentation and equipment preventative maintenance and supporting documentation in a cGMP compliant manner.

  • Assist in the implementation of new assay methodologies and the associated instrumentation.

  • Identify and support initiation and completion of Deviations, CAPAs and Laboratory Investigations.

  • Act as a lead in small to medium scale projects.

  • Act as owners for Deviation, CAPA, Laboratory Investigations, and Change Controls records.

  • Train other on QC processes and procedures

 

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. The primary duties and responsibilities are intended to describe those functions that are essential to the performance of this job.

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. There are other duties and responsibilities that are considered incidental or secondary to the overall purpose of this job. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS (US Only):

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; bend; stretch; use hands and fingers, with various manipulations; reach with hands and arms; and effectively communicate with others in the workplace, including the ability to make and promptly respond to audible cues and warnings.

  • Work in areas that may have strong magnets.

  • May work in areas with exposure to vapor phase liquid nitrogen.

  • Must have ability to work assigned shift (Day, Night, Weekends and/or holidays).

  • Will be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) and other clean room garments daily. This may include, but not limited to: safety shoes, safety glasses, aprons, face shields, lab coats, full body gowns, hairnets, gloves, and hearing protection.

  • Require to work in and around laboratories and controlled, enclosed, restricted areas, included clean rooms.

  • Require to carry and/or lift up to 10 pounds several times a day.

 

Please send resumes to: aaron.rinehart@bms.com

Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

====================================================================

Posted February 10,2021

Technical Assistant II, Core (Flow Cytometry Core Facility)

Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Position Summary:

Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research is a leading, nonprofit research and educational institution that  has defined the cutting edge of biomedical science, creating a legacy of research excellence and academic  eminence since 1982. Wholly independent in its governance, finances and research programs, Whitehead  shares a teaching affiliation with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), offering the intellectual,  collegial and scientific benefits of a leading research university. Whitehead’s Faculty Members and Fellows  run pioneering programs in cancer research, immunology, developmental biology, stem cell research,  regenerative medicine, genetics and genomics—programs with a record of success. 

We offer excellent benefits including a choice of health insurance options; a generous retirement  plan; comprehensive dental, disability and life insurance coverage; competitive salary, substantial  vacation and holiday time; and programs for tuition reimbursement, dependent care assistance, pre tax spending accounts, and subsidized public transportation or parking.  

Whitehead Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Classification: Exempt; Administrative Staff 

Reports To: Flow Cytometry Core Facility Manager 

Overall Responsibility 

We are seeking a Technical Assistant II, Core (Flow Cytometry Core Facility) to join our team! 

The primary duty of the FACS Technician II of the BSL2 core cytometry facility is to  provide high quality flow cytometry service and support to the Whitehead Institute investigators and Boston  research community. The FACS Technician will possess high level of proficiency on the BD FACSAria  SORP in order to perform quality high-speed cell sorting. Additional duties include but are not limited to  development of proficiency on core facility benchtop analyzers: the BD LSRII SORP, BD LSRFortessa with  HTS, and BD FACSCanto with HTS and the SONY cell sorter. Other duties will be performed as scheduled  or needed. All duties will be performed in accordance with the Whitehead Institute’s behavioral standards,  safety standards, and mission. 

 

Characteristic Duties 

Cytometry Instrumentation and associated Software and Peripherals 

High Speed Cell Sorter- BD FACSAria SORP and SONY cell sorter 

• Perform high quality, High Speed Cell Sorting for researchers 

• Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, including data backup as maintenance  • Perform daily quality control and monitor instrument performance 

• Troubleshoot sorter and associated software and peripherals 

• Contact and interact with vendor service and FACSAria/ SONY field service engineers as needed • Log sorter and related software and peripheral problems and report to core staff • Enter Aria/ SONY usage into database  

Benchtop Analyzers- BD LSR II SORP, BD FACSLSRFortessa HTS, BD FACSCanto HTS 

• Develop and maintain proficiency with all benchtop analyzers and associated software and peripherals • Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, including data backup 

• Perform quality control and monitor instrument performance 

• Troubleshoot benchtop analyzers and associated software and peripherals 

• Contact and interact with vendor service and FACS benchtop analyzer field service engineers as  needed 

• Log benchtop analyzer and related software and peripheral problems and report to core staff

 

Service 

• Provide high quality service to researchers 

• Work closely with researchers and Whitehead Institute staff to maintain good relationships • Orient new users to the lab 

• Assist researchers with their scheduling needs 

• Advise researchers on basic requirements for high speed cell sorting and benchtop Cytometer usage • Address problems immediately, if possible, log, and report to manager 

 

Administrative 

• Maintain sort appointment waiting list and notify researchers if an appointment is available • Log lateness and failure to cancel appointments 

• Approve sort appointments in Calendar system 

• Notify researchers of unscheduled instrument downtime 

• Assist with writing protocols and other writing as needed 

• Assist with ordering of supplies and billing as needed 

 

Operations 

• Prepare reagents as needed 

• Autoclave as needed 

• Assist with inventory and stocking of laboratory supplies 

• Maintain all work areas 

 

Other 

• Attend a minimum of one flow cytometry workshop, seminar, vendor show, or core lab visit per year • Attend a Whitehead Institute retreat 

• Become familiar with flow cytometry journals, associations, and resources 

• Assist with demos and tours as needed 

• Audit training sessions and provide feedback 

 

Qualifications 

• B.S. degree in biological or physical sciences or related discipline; MS degree and PhD are welcomed • Must have 3 - 5 years of experience on the BD FACSAria

 

SORP 

• Excellent organizational, problem-solving, and communication skills 

• Must be available to work flexible hours 

• Must be able to work well with minimal supervision and with researchers, engineers, and institute staff in a service-oriented environment 

 

Interested candidates should submit a resume to resumes@wi.mit.edu