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Posted October 12, 2021

The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research

Cell Sorter Operator position: Sr. Research Assistant

Manhassett, New York

Employment type: full-time

      The Feinstein Institutes is seeking an energetic individual to join a fast paced, busy core facility as its cell sorter

 

compensation: Compensation is competitive and is commensurate with experience level

operator. We have two BD FACS Aria cell sorters as well as two other BD analyzers, and a BioRad ZE5.

 

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 (ARIA SORP in BSL hood) as well as the BD LSR Fortessa, and the BioRad ZE5 analyzer.

 

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.

 

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

 

Must have 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!

 

Must have at least one COVID-19 vaccination within the past 30 days.

 

 

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 October 4, 2021

Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C., a division of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies

Analytical Senior Associate Scientist, CAR-T

Malvern, PA 

 

In the analytical department under the BioTherapeutics Development & Supply organization

 Analytical Development – Cell & Gene Therapies, Vaccines

At the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, we are working to create a world without disease. Transforming lives by finding new and better ways to prevent, intercept, treat and cure disease inspires us. We bring together the best minds and pursue the most promising science.

 

We are seeking to hire a highly energetic and collaborative, Sr. Associate scientist to join our CAR-T analytical development team.


Responsibilities

  • Supporting CAR-T product development, serving as an analytical technical expert for multi-color flow cytometry and cytokine profiling

  • Leading methods development, qualification, validation and transfer activities, writing protocols, reports, and performing and coordinating testing to support manufacturing process development, process validations, and manufacturing investigations

  • Maintain laboratory notebooks and prepare written protocols and reports in a GMP compliant manner

  • Perform instrument IO/OQ/PQ, review logbooks and maintain general laboratory operations

  • Interface with QA and regulatory agencies during audits

  • Accurately capturing data in a timely manner, ensuring data integrity and protocol compliance

  • Shift work may be required



Qualifications

  • Master’s degree with in biology, immunology or other relevant scientific field with at least 2 years of relevant experience or Bachelor of Science degree, with at least 4 years of relevant experience.

  • Must have extensive experience in multi-color flow cytometry.

  • Knowledge of basic immunology techniques is required, including mammalian cell culture, immunofluorescence, ELISA, SPR, and PCR

  • Hands-on experience with CAR-T or other cell and gene therapy products (preferred)

  • CMC experience (preferred)

  • Experience with analytical method development for a variety of cell-based bioassays, binding assays and/or residual impurity assays (preferred)

To apply please visit the JNJ career website: https://jobs.jnj.com/jobs/2105954452W?lang=en-us&previousLocale=en-US

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Posted September 27, 2021

EMBL (European Molecular Biology Laboratory)

ARISE Fellow

All EMBL Sites (Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain)

ARISE Fellowships for technology developers

 

In the frame of ARISE (Career Accelerator for Research Infrastructure Scientists) programme, we are looking for experienced professionals with a background in the fields of computation engineering and data sciences/ imaging and optical engineering/ mechanical engineering or molecular biotechnology, eager to develop novel technologies for life sciences and get trained to operate life science research infrastructures of tomorrow.

The programme receives funding from Horizon 2020 under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie action COFUND (grant agreement No 945405).

EMBL and Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action Cofund are now offering 20 three-year Fellowships to

  • Join us to work on method or technology development of your choice which will have a potential to be provided as a service to external life science researchers

  • get trained in operation and management of research infrastructures and service provision.

 

The training will cover the topics of planning and providing services, managing operation of the research infrastructure, financial management, staff management, innovation and collaboration with industry, strategic planning, understanding science policy and funding system, etc. More details are presented on the ARISE website.

ARISE is the first Fellowship programme of its kind in Europe and is designed to train Fellows to become highly skilled leaders or senior staff at research infrastructures or other service providing facilities. You will also be able to connect/network with a diverse group of professionals.

Each ARISE Fellow, you will be hosted by an EMBL group/team of their choice at one of our six sites (Barcelona, Grenoble, Hamburg, Heidelberg, Hinxton, or Rome) and will do secondments at partner organisations from industry or academia. EMBL group and team leaders participating in ARISE all have a track record in developing new methods and technologies, providing these as a service to diverse groups of external researchers, and applying them to answer novel scientific questions. 

For more information about the programme visit embl.org/arise. Salaries offered to the ARISE fellows are competitive and a full overview of salaries at different EMBL sites for ARISE fellows can be found here.

 

Our working language is English.

 

Your role

 

As an ARISE Fellow, you will be carrying out research work on a method or technology development project of your choice. The technology that you wish to develop should facilitate research in life sciences and should have the potential to be integrated into the service catalogues of research infrastructures.

You will work in one or more diverse technology fields such as AI and machine learning, bioinformatics, (bio)chemical engineering, chemistry or chemical biology, computational modelling, software development, data management, data science, automation, detector development, X-ray optics, X-ray crystallography, high-precision mechanics, image analysis, Imaging, microscopy, microfluidics, robotics, and omics technologies.

The technologies that you will develop should support research in EMBL life science fields, e.g., bioinformatics research, biophysics, biotechnology, cell biology, computational biology, developmental biology, disease modelling, drug design, epigenetics, genome biology, neurobiology, structural biology, tissue biology, translational research, planetary biology.

You should start planning your own project proposal already during the application phase for the Fellowship, discuss it with EMBL groups of interest, and include it in your application (see below ‘How to apply’). The project should reflect your interests and align with the expertise of the EMBL group or team that you wish to join, as well as the research focus of the ARISE partner organisation in which you wish to complete your secondment.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 November 2021

  • Contract duration: 3 years

  • Grading: Stipend

  • Reference number: EF00004

You have

 

  • A University degree in natural sciences or related STEM disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)

  • At least four years of full-time equivalent research experience (in technology development) in STEM fields, a high level of skills (postdoctoral standard) or expertise in a specialisation in which doctoral degrees are not usually awarded. Experience can be both in academia or non-academic sectors, but must be relevant to the research fields of our groups and teams that are participating in the programme.

  • Experience relevant to technology development related to service provision

  • Strong research potential that can be shown through e.g., scientific publications, scientific software unique or problematic data sets, technical documentation or similar, contributions to patents, examples of management of technology development projects or detailed description of any other innovative research you have performed and your achievements or through other ways to demonstrate experience relevant to technology development and scientific services.

  • Fluency in English (written and oral) and excellent communication skills

  • Demonstrated experience in collaborative working

  • The capacity to work independently and think creatively, excellent time management and organization skills

  • Ability to communicate and work with a diverse group of individuals across the organisation

You might also have

 

  • A PhD degree

 

Why join us

 

EMBL is Europe’s flagship research laboratory for the life sciences – an intergovernmental organisation performing scientific research in disciplines including molecular biology, physics, chemistry and computer science. We are an international, innovative and interdisciplinary laboratory with more than 1800 employees from many nations, operating across six sites, in Heidelberg (HQ), Barcelona, Hinxton near Cambridge, Hamburg, Grenoble and Rome. Our other missions are 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.

We offer attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation with a very collegial and family friendly working environment. The remuneration package comprises a competitive salary, a comprehensive pension scheme, medical and other social benefits.

We strive to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer looking to attract applicants to complement our existing teams - successful innovation is built on teams of diverse experiences and backgrounds. More information about what we are working towards a more inclusive work environment can be found here.    

 

What else you need to know

 

How to apply

Application deadline: 30 November 2021.

For details on how to apply, please visit ARISE website. The application with all required documents should be submitted using the online submission system.

In your online application, you will be asked to submit a project proposal as well as additional documents relevant for the evaluation of your application. Please download the Guide for Applicants here to learn which documents are required and to find the list of necessary steps. The project proposal and the ethics self-assessment templates are available for download here. Should you have questions, please feel free to contact the ARISE project management team (arise@embl.org). Interviews are planned for February 2022. The Fellowship has a fixed duration of 3 years. You can start your fellowship from mid-March 2022, but latest by September 2022. 

Apply now

For questions or issues with the application process, please contact recruitment@embl.org

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Posted September 27, 2021

Immune Monitoring Specialist, North-East

Immudex

Any major airport in the Northeastern USA

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with a deep knowledge of immunology/immune

monitoring to be the North American West Coast customer facing lead of the small, globally

active biotechnology company.

Job brief

We are a fast-growing company providing solutions for immune monitoring within basic

science, immunotherapy, transplantation, infections disease and autoimmunity. Based on our

proprietary technology, we develop and market research reagents and diagnostic assays

enabling researchers, drug developers, and clinicians to measure disease-specific immune

responses.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to travel extensively within North Eastern

North America and Canada for the purpose of maintaining and growing the customer base.

Location: Any major airport in the Northeastern USA

Responsibilities

• Work proactively to maintain and grow the North-East 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 immunerelated

diseases

Qualifications

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

• 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 will be necessary

We offer

We offer a great job with development opportunities in a highly motivating, professional, and

friendly environment. You will get the opportunity to spearhead and drive the sale of highly

advanced products on a scientific level for a highly motivated and educated group of

customers.

Application

Please apply to this position as soon as possible to sh@immudex.com as we will process

applications on an ongoing basis. For more information about the position contact Stephen

Haley at sh@immudex.com. Your application will be treated in accordance with our policies for

processing of personal data, incorporating the General Data Protection Regulation of the EU.

About Immudex

Based in Copenhagen, Denmark, with North American operations based in Fairfax, Virginia,

Immudex manufactures MHC Dextramer® for the detection of antigen-specific T cells. Under

an agreement with the US Cancer Immunotherapy Consortium (CIC) and the European Cancer

Immunotherapy Consortium (CIMT), Immudex also provides MHC Multimer and Elispot

proficiency panel services worldwide.

Immudex' MHC Dextramer products are utilized for the quantification or sorting of antigenspecific

T cells in life science research, in vitro diagnostics, as well as the development of

immunotherapeutics and vaccines. The primary focus is research-use-only products for the

immune monitoring of immunotherapy development and monitoring of CMV cellular immunity

in transplant and other immune-deficient patients. In Europe, the CE marked Dextramer CMV

Kit is approved for in vitro diagnostic use for the quantification of CMV-specific T cells. USA

FDA 510(k) clearance for the CMV kit was granted March 2017. GMP Grade reagents are

available.

Immudex is the sole proprietor of DNA barcoded MHC multimer technology. The dCODE

Dextramer® technology is an advanced development of Immudex proprietary MHC

Dextramer® reagents, which are superior for the detection of antigen-specific T cells. The

dCODE® technology enables massive multiplexing of disease-specific T-cell detection

overcoming the limitations

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Posted September 20, 2021

Flow Cytometry Specialist

Rockefeller University

New York, NY

The Rockefeller University is the world's leading biomedical research University. Our groundbreaking discoveries in basic and clinical research are transforming medicine. We share a singular commitment to advancing science for the benefit of humanity. Our collaborative culture drives us to achieve a higher level, fueling the breakthroughs for which we are known.  

Our Position

The Flow Cytometry specialist will join members of the Nussenweig Laboratory in performing cell sorting for important experiments with top-notch post-docs and grad students for publications in high-impact papers. Will assist investigators in designing and analyzing flow cytometry projects in a research environment. Responsibilities include troubleshooting software, instrumentation, and applications relating to immunophenotyping, responding to customer service issues by gathering and analyzing data, and distinguishing between hardware, software, and/or training issues.  Our instrumentation includes two BD Aria Cell Sorters, two BD 5 laser A5 Cell Analyzers, and a new S6 Cell Sorter.

Requirements 

Flow cytometry experience required; educational emphasis in chemistry, physics, or engineering preferred. Strong computer skills, excellent communication, customer service, and interpersonal skills are required. Must be organized and able to manage and schedule appointments with a variety of lab personnel. Bachelor's degree in science required.

Our Laboratory

The Nussenzweig laboratory studies the molecular aspects of the immune system's innate and adaptive responses using biochemistry, molecular biology, and genetics. For work on adaptive immunity, we focus on B lymphocytes and antibodies to HIV-1, while our studies of innate immunity focus on dendritic cells. Our work is leading to new antibody-based therapies for infections by HIV and the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, among other viruses.

How to Apply

We are a scientifically rigorous, strategically focused, creatively balanced group built for the future and offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative work environment.  

Please visit this URL and apply to job code' IRC26766.' Please make sure to upload your resume and a cover letter.

COVID Policy

This job requires that employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Rockefeller University provides reasonable accommodations where legally required, including accommodations for medical conditions and sincerely held religious beliefs.

The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

 

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Posted September 16, 2021

Sr. Scientist, Clinical Evidence Generation, Scientific Affairs 

San Jose, CA

A Senior Scientist in the Scientific Affairs team is responsible for developing a wide variety of clinical evidence to support and drive the successful commercialization of the clinical product portfolio. Key to achieving this is the development of novel applications and scientific content for clinical flow cytometry. Included in this is the design of experiments to effectively position the reagents and instruments in clinical product portfolio to generate customer facing collateral such as brochures, technical notes, presentations, and web content.  With a primary focus on bench science, a senior scientist works closely with different business functions to ensure alignment with the overall commercialization strategy. 

   

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design, perform, analyze, and troubleshoot multi-color flow cytometry experiments to demonstrate clinical utility

  • Write protocols, study reports, and scientific posters/papers for publication by evaluating scientific literature, analyzing scientific data, and staying abreast of current clinical practice

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders and external clinical KOLs/collaborators for data/evidence generation to support value messages of clinical products

  • Oral presentations to internal and external audiences

  • Attend relevant clinical conferences and prepare/present the summary of focus areas

  • Support R&D and marketing for product development and launch requirements

  • Follow the current best practices in clinical flow and panel design, as well as contributing to the development of future best practices.

  • Identify significant clinical/scientific trends and communicates them to in-house resources as appropriate

  • Always maintain a professional image through behavior, oral and written communications

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

  • Promote a safe work environment. Participates in Environmental, Health and Safety programs. Addresses corrective actions whenever a hazard is identified.

  • Comply with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
     

Minimum Qualifications for Education and Experience:

  • MD/PhD in Immunology (or a related life science discipline) with minimum of 5 years' relevant experience. Master’s degree in life sciences with relevant bench experience will also be considered.

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience designing, performing, and analyzing flow cytometry experiments, preferably on BD flow cytometers.

  • Preferred basic understanding of regulatory requirements for submitting evidence to get approval of clinical products across the globe

  • Experience in panel design greater than 10 colors highly preferred.

  • Desired software skills: BD FACSuite and Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Effective inter-personal skills must be able to work in a cross-functional team-oriented environment to achieve organizational goals.

  • Effective written and oral communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to follow established policies and procedures.

  • Demonstrated ability to keep neat, accurate, and complete records.

  • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.

 

Primary Work Location

USA CA - San Jose

Full Time

Job reference number R-403891​

 

About Us

 

 

  • BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. At BD, we are looking for candidates who possess passion, innovative solutions and a commitment to our one mission of improving access to groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services for people near and far, delivering state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research in the battle to fight and cure infectious diseases. With a global reach that extends across 50 countries worldwide, our network of professionals collaborates on effective measures to deliver enhanced patient quality such as lower health care delivery costs, improved health care and safety, and expanded health care for all. Join our company and see how you can become a part of one global mission to make a difference in human health.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status.

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Posted August 17, 2021

Senior Laboratory Specialist, Flow Cytometry

Taconic Biosciences

Rensselaer, NY

Taconic Biosciences is seeking a Senior Laboratory Specialist, Flow Cytometry to join our dedicated team in our Rensselaer, NY site.

 

If you are detail oriented and enjoy working in a fun, fast-paced laboratory environment this is the role for you!

 

Duties of the Senior Laboratory Specialist, Flow Cytometry include the following:

 

  • Prepare samples and perform multiparameter flow cytometry assays for various Taconic research models

  • Analyze data utilizing FlowJo and other appropriate software

  • Prepare customer reports and Certificates of Analysis

  • Order and maintain reagents and laboratory supplies

  • Responsible for routine maintenance and operation of a variety of laboratory instruments

  • Revise and follow laboratory standard operating procedures for assays and routine methods

 

 

Education and Experience

 

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four year college or university, or technical/managerial experience at an equivalent level.

  • 1-3 years’ experience and/or training working in a laboratory environment

  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal

 

If you would like to learn more about this position, apply today!

 

To apply please visit the Taconic website: https://taconicbiosciences.applytojob.com/apply/838QQjTOnw/Senior-Lab-Specialist-Flow-Cytometry?source=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.metroflow.org%2F

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Posted August 17, 2021

Principal Scientist

Merck & Co., Inc.

New Jersey

https://msd.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SearchJobs/job/USA---New-Jersey---Kenilworth/Principal-Scientist--Translational-Molecular-Biomarkers--Cytometry_R132690-1

 

Job Description

Translational Molecular Biomarkers is responsible for the development, validation, and analysis of biomarkers in clinical studies spanning all therapeutic areas and all phases of clinical development. The team is comprised of translational scientists utilizing multi-disciplinary technologies including Flow Cytometry, Molecular Pathology, Genomics, Immunochemistry, and Mass Spectroscopy to enable decisions on dose selection, patient selection, and program prioritization. The Flow Cytometry team is seeking a highly motivated Ph.D. level Principal Scientist with strong knowledge of immune cell biology and subject matter expertise in flow cytometry. The candidate should have a strong interest in applying this knowledge to Translational Sciences.

Individual Responsibilities Include:

  • Serve as subject matter expert in immune monitoring, flow cytometry assay development, and fit-for-purpose validation.

  • Interface and develop partnerships in a matrixed environment with discovery, translational, and clinical teams on the planning and execution of biomarker strategies.

  • Execute on the development and fit-for-purpose validation of flow cytometry assays internally and in coordination with CROs for biomarker services; oversee the quality of data generated.

  • Identify and evaluate novel flow cytometry technologies and data analysis platforms.

  • Write memos, final reports, and publications summarizing data and present findings to project teams and other internal stakeholders.

 

Required Education:

  • Ph.D. in a life sciences discipline with broad knowledge of biomarker science.

  • A minimum of 8 years of pharmaceutical or related experience.

 

Required Experience:

  • A minimum of 5 years of industry or related experience in flow cytometry.

  • Experience in Oncology and/or Immunology disease-related fields (desired).

  • Demonstrated expertise in complex flow cytometry assay design, experimentation, and data analysis.

  • Demonstrated strong record of scientific achievement (publications, patents, etc.)

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

  • Be able to work independently; strong leadership skills.

  • Ability to execute within a matrixed organization.

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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

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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)

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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