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Flow Cytometry Technician

Lab Support, A Division Of On Assignment

Location:
Boston, MA
Posted Date:
7/19/2016
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Salary:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description

   
Lab Support has an exciting opportunity for someone with a background in Flow Cytometry and FACS!

Consistently perform high-quality cell sorting, in addition to developing and maintaining a high level of proficiency with all bench-top analyzers, associated software, and peripherals (BD FACSAria IIU SORP, LSRII SORP, BD LSR Fortessa SORP, and BD FACSCalibur with HTS).



RESPONSIBILITIES

Perform high-speed cell sorting for facility users
Work closely with researchers, maintain high-quality customer relationships, and provide general cell sorting information to researchers. This includes sample requirements, sample collection requirements, safety requirements, troubleshooting, and reporting issues to manager
Assist with maintenance, quality control, data back-up, and troubleshooting of the sorter and analyzers and report issues to manager
Interact with vendors and field service engineers, as necessary
Assist researchers with scheduling needs, manage and track sorting appointments
Assist with inventory, ordering, and stocking of supplies
Assists with billing for services
Become familiar with flow cytometry journals, associations, and resources
Attend a minimum of one flow cytometry workshop, seminar, vendor show, or core lab visit per year
May perform other duties, as assigned

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

B.S. degree in biological or physical sciences required
1+ year of flow cytometry experience. Training will be provided
Ability to work flexible hours, including one evening shift per week
Excellent organizational, problem-solving, and communication skills
Ability to work both independently and with a diverse group of people in a customer-service oriented environment