Life Sciences

Flow Cytometry Laboratory Technical Assistant (Graduate Opportunity) – Cambridge, MA

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United States

Flow Cytometry Technical Assistant

Location: Cambridge, MA

The company is a world-renowned research institution dedicated to improving human health through biomedical research; cancer research, immunology, developmental biology, stem cell research, regenerative medicine, genetics and genomics. Their flow cytometry core facility consists of Cell Sorters and Cell Analyzers from BD Biosciences and Sony. They now have an exciting opportunity to join the flow core facility as a Flow Cytometry Technical Assistant.

The Role:

Perform high quality, High Speed Cell Sorting for researchers.

Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, including data backup as maintenance.

Perform daily quality control and monitor instrument performance.

Troubleshoot sorters and analyzers and associated software and peripherals.

Contact and interact with vendor service and Cell Analyzer/FACSAria/ SONY field service engineers as needed.

Log sorter/analyzer and related software and peripheral problems and report to core staff.

Enter Aria/ SONY usage into database.

The Requirements:

Educated with a BS or MS; Life Sciences, Cell Biology, Immunology, Biomedical Sciences, Biology, Biochemistry,; or related field.

Knowledge of Flow Cytometry; Cell Sorting / Cell Analysis.

Must be able to work well with minimal supervision and with researchers, engineers, and institute staff in a service- oriented environment.

Excellent problem-solving, organizational and communication skills.



Lab Technician, Laboratory Technician, Laboratory Technologist, Research Scientist, Flow Cytometry Operator, Flow Cytometer, Cell Biology, Cellular Biology, Biological Sciences, Biomedical Science, Biomedical Engineer, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Immunology, Oncology, Cancer Research

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