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Cell Sorter Specialist

Kyowa Hakko Kirin California, Inc.

Location:
La Jolla, CA
Posted Date:
7/9/2014
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
009
Salary:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description

We are searching for an individual to support our in-house cell sorting needs on a full time basis. Specifically this individual will conduct sterile cell sorting using a BD Influx to support our research activities.

Requirements

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
•   Independently operates multi-laser, high-speed cell sorter
•   Responsible for routine maintenance of equipment to ensure proper working condition (i.e. cleaning optics, aligning laser, etc.).
•   Available to operate sorter during regular work hours and, on occasion after 5 PM.
•   Additional responsibilities might include maintenance of analytical flow cytometers, flow cytometry data analysis, and primary cell isolation.
Specific Skills and Abilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be proficient at multi-color fluorescent activated cell sorting including routine maintenance, laser alignment, cleaning sorter, problem solving, and operating sorter to meet project needs.  
Education/Experience:
Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) or Masters of Science (M.S.) from an accredited college or university with a concentration in biology, immunology, molecular biology, cell biology, or related field; plus >5 years relevant experience, at a minimum; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Familiarity with BD Sortware, FACS DiVa, or related sorting software, and FlowJo are desirable.

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