Senior Flow Cytometrist (Onsite)
Company: Stanford University
Posted on: November 18, 2023
Interested in a busy environment assisting hosts of researchers
in state-of-the-art research?
Join a dynamic team at the Stanford Shared FACS Facility. We are
looking for a Cytometrist with expert skill in sorting and
high-parameter flow cytometry to join us and lead our cytometry
education and technical training efforts. In addition to assisting
with daily instrument operations and researcher support, we are
seeking an enthusiastic cytometrist with experience in teaching. A
highly qualified candidate will be able to design and implement
strategies for training researchers and technical staff to be
proficient in equipment operation. Education responsibilities will
include working with the Center director to host an educational
seminar series and workgroup sessions to help researchers maximize
the potential of flow cytometry technologies. This position will
require advanced knowledge of principles, concepts, and methods of
flow cytometry, sorting, and experimental design.
Experience with 2 or more of the following systems is desired: BD
FACSAria/Fusion/S6/Influx sorters, BD Symphony/LSRII analyzers,
Cytek Aurora analyzers, Agilent Novocyte analyzer systems, Fluidigm
CyTOF. Experience with flow cytometry analysis software and
high-dimensional data analysis is also highly desired. This is a
salaried position and exact hours will depend on facility
operational needs. We offer competitive pay, great benefits, and an
excellent work environment.
Oversight of education and technical training in support of the
Shared Flow cytometry mission to support research efforts. This may
Training researcher and facility staff in operation of flow
cytometry analyzers and sorters.
Development of SOPs for instrumentation operation.
Organization and hosting/presenting educational seminar series and
Support of facility operations including instrument operation,
maintenance and setup.
Providing researchers and new staff members with guidance in
experiment design, data analysis, and use of software packages such
Collaboration with faculty and colleagues to determine and
implement instrumentation needs and develop/verify applications to
Ensure appropriate biosafety protocols are in place and review
incoming projects for appropriate biosafety levels and
*- Other duties may also be assigned
Minimum of 3 years experience with flow cytometry,
teaching/instructional experience preferred.
Experience working in a BSL-2 laboratory environment.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor's degree in related scientific field and three years of
relevant work experience; or Master's degree in a related
scientific field and one year relevant experience; or PhD in
related science field.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Comprehensive understanding of scientific principles.
Expert level knowledge and skills in field of science related to
General computer skills, experience with databases and scientific
applications, and ability to quickly learn and master computer
Strong analytical skills and excellent judgment.
Ability to work under deadlines with general guidance is
Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to
complete detailed work accurately.
Developing project management skills.
Frequently stand, walk, twist, bend, stoop, squat, grasp lightly,
use fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, perform desk-based
computer tasks, use telephone, write by hand, lift, carry, push and
pull objects weighing over 40 pounds.
Occasionally sit, kneel, crawl, reach and work above shoulders,
sort and file paperwork or parts.
Rarely climb, scrub, sweep, mop, chop and mix or operate hand and
Must have correctible vision to perform duties of the job.
Ability to bend, squat, kneel, stand, reach above shoulder level,
and move on hard surfaces for up to eight hours.
Ability to lift heavy objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
Ability to work in a dusty, dirty, and odorous environment.
Position may require repetitive motion.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University
will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a
WORKING CONDITIONS:May require working in close proximity to blood
May require work in an environment where animals are used for
teaching and research.
Position may at times require the employee to work with or be in
areas where hazardous materials and/or infectious diseases are
Employee must perform tasks that require the use of personal
protective equipment, such as safety glasses and shoes, protective
clothing and gloves, and possibly a respirator.
May require extended or unusual work hours based on research
requirements and business needs.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with
Stanford colleagues and clients and with external
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal
responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns;
uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University
policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel
policies and other policies found in the University's
Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
The expected pay range for this position is $81,000 to $106,000 per
Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith
estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a
position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be
determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope
and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the
selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal
equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable
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