PUCL Job#1245-Diagnostic Immunology Laboratory, Technical Supervisor (Cincinnati) (25 Sept 19)

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute


Diagnostic Immunology Laboratory, Technical Supervisor

The Diagnostic Immunology Laboratory (DIL) is a section within the Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute Clinical Laboratories at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.  The DIL performs over 25,000 clinical laboratory tests per year and has a wide national client base.  Testing platforms within the DIL include primarily Flow Cytometry, ELISA, Multiplex, and Radioactivity Counting.  The DIL offers unique clinical testing related to the diagnosis, evaluation, and monitoring of immune system disorders including primary immune deficiencies and immune dysregulatory diseases.  

The DIL is currently seeking a qualified applicant to serve as a Technical Supervisor in the flow cytometry section.  The ideal qualified individual should have 10+ years’ experience in flow cytometry work and previous experience with oversight of a flow cytometry laboratory is preferred.  A PhD or Master’s level education is preferred.

The position involves providing technical oversight of the performance of 28 different clinical laboratory tests with the flow cytometry area.  The technical supervisor role includes supervision of all aspects of testing including but not limited to bench performance of testing, interpreting flow cytometry data plots, writing interpretations, and reporting.  The technical supervisor will supervise the work performed by over 15 laboratory staff, and will help trouble shoot any technical problems with assays or equipment.  As new tests are developed and validated, the Technical Supervisor will oversee their implementation within the DIL including training oversight.  The Technical Supervisor will assist with Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance efforts, and comply with all regulatory aspects required of a clinical laboratory. 

 The individual must have an optimistic disposition, excellent communication skills, work well in a team setting, and be comfortable leading laboratory staff.  The individual should have good multi-tasking abilities and an interest in the teaching and education of lab staff as well as clinical immunology fellows, care providers, and colleagues.  The individual should also be comfortable serving in a mentor role to more junior staff, and with providing feedback both to staff and to the CBDI Laboratory manager regarding professional development and performance.  The technical supervisor will work closely with the CBDI Laboratory Manager, the DIL Medical Directors, and the Research and Development Team.  

Apply online:, position # 109643

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Institution


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