PUCL Job#1245 - Flow lab Tech NIH (Posted Sept 4, 2019)

We are currently searching for a Flow Cytometry Laboratory Technician to provide support to the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  This opportunity is a full-time position with MSC and it is on-site in Bethesda, Maryland.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the daily operations in Imaging, Cell Sorting and Flow Cytometry (ICSFC) core facility.
  • Responsible for daily instrument maintenance and optimization, general laboratory organization and hands-on user support for both flow cytometry data acquisition and analysis and cell sorting.
  • Responsibilities will include but not be limited to: overseeing the daily activities of the Core including providing calibration, maintenance, troubleshooting, and any requested research assistance on all flow cytometry equipment.
  • Provide operator-assisted cell sorting with a BD cell sorter, acquisition and analysis of multi-color FACS samples in flow cytometers.
  • Maintain the inventory of flow cytometry reagents including titrating and aliquoting antibodies and characterizing new reagents; order supplies and assist with the general organization of the ICSFC.


Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Life Sciences or a related discipline
  • Minimum 3 years of directly related experience. 
  • Research background in flow cytometry including thorough knowledge of the operation and troubleshooting of flow cytometer is required.
  • Experience using specialized analysis software (FlowJo, CellQuest, DiVa as well as Microsoft Office products is required.
  • Familiarity with BD Sorters (FACSAria) and analyzers (LSR-II or Fortessa X-20) is preferred.


Please send resume and cover letter highlighting your relevant experience to


Medical Science & Computing is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.



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