PUCL Job#1236 -Scientist - flow cytometry (Bangs Labs, Indianapolis) (Posted June 12, 2019)

Bangs Laboratories in Fishers, Indiana is a manufacturer of uniform polymer, silica, and magnetic microsphere products for diagnostic, research, and flow cytometry applications. Our three lines of superparamagnetic microparticles allow us to uniquely address a wide range of applications in the life sciences, including cell separations, immunoassays, and suspension arrays. Our collection of microsphere standards includes Quantum™ kits with QuickCal® for quantitative fluorescence analyses, ViaCheck™ standards for viability analyzers, NIST-traceable size standards for particle sizers, and count standards for particle and cell counters.

We have a unique opportunity for an experienced Flow Cytometrist. The position involves the manufacture and support of our line of flow cytometry products. The ideal candidate will possess a desire to work hands-on with making products, and will have the experience and aptitude to support those products across a wide range of application areas.


Responsibilities include:

·       Operation of flow cytometers; including daily startup & shutdown, running samples, weekly cleaning, and monthly maintenance

·       Perform quality assurance / quality control of instrumentation and reagents

·       Perform cytometric and statistical analysis of data

·       Provide technical support to customers based on various inquiries

·       Perform quantitative fluorescence assignments

·       Assist in manufacture of flow cytometry standards products, including initial synthesis as well as stability testing

·       Provide insight into development of new assays and products



·       B.S. in biological / physical / chemical sciences, with thorough understanding of life science applications of flow cytometry

·       2 years flow cytometry experience (must be post graduate experience)

·       Experience working in SRL or Core facility preferred

·       Knowledge of biological sample handling, processing, staining, and analysis via flow

·       Knowledge of cell sorting / panel design & optimization / basic immunology / basic bench top chemistry principles

·       Demonstrated ability to think critically and cover a broad range of responsibilities

·       Ability to visualize issues, determine root causes, and develop solutions in customer support situations

·       Desire to expand knowledge past traditional flow cytometric methods

·       Must be self-motivated and highly responsible, with the ability to execute technical tasks and projects with minimal supervision and work multiple projects simultaneously

·       Strong written and verbal communications skills


 We offer benefits that can compete with large companies. We offer affordable benefits – so you can afford the appointment and the cure! We have four healthcare plans; a comprehensive dental plan that includes orthodontia; a flexible spending account; basic and supplemental life insurance plans; short-term and long-term disability; a 401(k) with a healthy employer match;  an Employee Assistance Program; auto and homeowners discounted plans; long-term care insurance at group rates; college savings plan; paid time off; a credit union; discounted tickets to the area’s activities (including Broadway shows) and half off our bath and body products.

Must live within a commutable distance to Fishers, IN.  Must have legal authorization to work in the US and will not require sponsorship.  No phone calls please.


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Bangs Laboratories and Polysciences are Equal Opportunity Employers of Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.  Drug-free workplace. Tobacco-free work site.






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