PUCL Job#1381 Tech. Assoc. Flow Core Cambridge, MA (11 Aug, 22)

MIT – Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research

Technical Associate II, Flow Cytometry Core Facility, Full-Time

Cambridge, Massachusetts


TECHNICAL ASSOCIATE II-FLOW CYTOMETRY CORE FACILITY, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, to provide support for over 160 groups engaged in cancer and other research across MIT.  Responsibilities include operating and maintaining flow cytometer analyzers and sorters, including daily quality control and data management; engaging with researchers to design experiments, training in instrument use, and supporting scheduling needs; performing complex tasks such as troubleshooting instrumentation, liaising with service providers, and data analysis; collaborating with team members on problem solving and technical and administrative tasks; sharing relevant information with those impacted by decisions or instrument downtime; communicating and training others on lab/departmental policies and ensuring compliance; maintaining a clean and safe work area; performing duties normally engaged in by those working at lower levels as necessary; and recognizing situations that are without precedent and finding solutions using a systematic approach.  May serve as facility EHS representative.


This position offers an exciting opportunity for someone who can use independent judgment and is interested in working in a dynamic, team-oriented laboratory setting.


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Working at MIT offers opportunities that just aren’t found anywhere else, including generous and unique benefits that help to ensure that MIT employees are healthy, supported, and enjoy a fulfilling work/life balance. We welcome people from all walks of life to bring their talent, ideas, and experience to our community. We value diversity and strongly encourage applications from individuals from all identities and backgrounds – like yours. If you want to be part of our exceptional, multicultural, collaborative, and inclusive community, then take a look at this opportunity.


REQUIRED:  B.S. degree in biological or physical sciences; at least four years of experience in a research laboratory environment; ability to work both independently and as part of a team; strong instrumentation skills; demonstrated attention to detail; self-motivation; excellent organizational, analytical, customer service, interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills; and an understanding of laboratory safety. PREFERRED:  experience with BD analyzers and BD or Sony high-speed sorters, and experience training individuals from diverse scientific/technical backgrounds. Job #21569


MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. We value diversity and strongly encourage applications from individuals from all identities and backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive equitable consideration for employment based on their experience and qualifications, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.


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If you have questions please contact: Michele R Griffin (



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