Job: Flow Cytometry Research Specialist, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Research Specialist – Flow Cytometry
Position description: We are seeking an enthusiastic full time Research Specialist with excellent knowledge of flow cytometry theory and instrumentation with at least 4 years of flow cytometry experience including cell sorting, either through related coursework and/or directly related experience. Experience on a FACS ARIA or MoFlo will be a plus. Must have the ability to work independently, complete instrument set up and QC without supervision and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as high level multitasking abilities. Good team attitude and customer service is essential. Daily duties include operation of a cell sorter in our BSL2 facility, operation of analyzers, weekly maintenance and daily QC of at least one analyzer, interaction with users for training, experimental design, cell sorting, analysis and troubleshooting. Some monthly administrative work will be requested, as well as some schedule flexibility. Basic computing skills are required, while a high level capability in data analysis with FlowJo, FCSExpress, and Diva is preferred.
Essential Skills: At least 4 years of experience running multi-color flow cytometry instrumentation including understanding of flow cytometry operation, quality control and maintenance; expert level of flow cytometry data analysis and troubleshooting. Exemplary safety knowledge and skills are essential.
Preferred qualifications: Experience in a core laboratory as a cell sorter operator. Master’s degree in Cell Biology, Microbiology or equivalent discipline is preferred. Bachelor’s degree with additional relevant experience will also be considered. SCYM(ASCP)CM* preferred.
Salary will be commensurate with experience. Please provide cover letter and CV with relevant flow cytometry experience and accomplishments and list at least 3 relevant references including one co-worker or customer.
Vacancy ID P010538 Apply here: http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/166987
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.