PUCL Job#1361 Res Assoc3, Flow Cytometry Univ Miami (02212022)


Research Associate 3, Flow Cytometry Shared Resource


Are you interested in being a key member of a team in a flow cytometry shared resource at a major cancer center?  This Research Associate 3 position will support a wide array of flow cytometry research services in the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center (SCCC) Flow Cytometry Shared Resource (FCSR) at the University of Miami.  The Research Associate 3 will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of flow cytometers and cell sorters. Coordinate the proper use of computer workstations, assist with training and application of computer software. Interpret spectral properties of fluorescent dyes, with appropriate laser and detector selections, spectral overlap compensation and pulse processing for data acquisition, as well as culture plate cell deposition for cell sorting. Abiliity to learn new methods such as mass cytometry and imaging mass cytometry. Assist with instrument troubleshooting and resolution of problems, both technical and operational. Administrative duties, including responsibility for assistance with tracking instrument reservations and use, invoicing and collection of fees for services. Assist with ordering supplies. Maintains daily operations and performs procedures related to new and on-going research projects. Performs and assists other research staff with standard laboratory techniques. Performs complex cell sorting and single cell flow-cloning. Uses sophisticated computer software for data analysis, plus instrument reservation and billing. Develops, adapts, and implements new laboratory procedures. Records, organizes, and writes up experimental results for submission of manuscripts and for scientific presentations. Other duties as assigned by the FCSR director.


This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.


Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree in Microbiology, Biology or relevant field required, 5 years of relevant experience including 2 years performing flow cytometry. Must enjoy working with others, have initiative, and be reliable.  Attention to detail and multitasking abilities are critical, with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.  Excellent English communication skills (both verbal and written) are required.  Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines.


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